Mother’s Day

Yeah, it was a while ago. But I have to document it. Because although it was a great day, it was kind of a crumby day too. Let me back up to the day before to explain why. Because the day before was one of the best parts. One of the things Dave likes to…

my 2011 word

Years ago someone gave me a book. It was called “The Precious Present.” And although I will admit that it was a tinge on the cheesy side, the story enclosed within it’s cover has held a piece of my heart ever since. It was about a man who was told all his life (by someone…

a few items of business:

By the time this posts I will be far away soaking up my family for Fall Break. But I figured since I have a bunch of post drafts just waiting idly to be posted I’d schedule them in while we’re gone. (And I’ll be checking in to announce the winner of the give-away tomorrow morning…don’t…

business trip: TOFW

I took a little “business trip” last weekend. First of all, have I ever mentioned how thankful I am for opportunities like this? Yes, I think I have…over and over. I felt so humbled and grateful to get to speak at the Spokane Time Out for Women last Saturday. And to do it with my…

items of business

I am so excited because I just figured out how to make it work for me to go to the Power of Moms Motherhood Retreat coming up in June. It involves bringing my delightful traveler Lucy along with me but I can’t wait! I just looked at the pictures on the website here…where we’ll be…

Utah get-away

Yesterday I sat with this view:…for seven and a half hours straight without moving and got SO much done. It was like a perfect little gift straight from Heaven to sit there watching the beauty of snow floating down in that white wonderland next to my Mom all day to try to catch-up with my…

day-to-day mothering

I have the worst memory known to man, which sometimes leads me to wish I had more pictures with my Mother growing up (this really is my last tangent on Motherhood pictures). She is one of my greatest heroes and I know her only as a teenage-to-present mother since I can’t remember the rest (the…