A Day Full of Love

Happy Valentine’s Day friends! I hope today you were loved and were able to share love with others. I always like to do little treats for my family. Some years we do a fancy dinner, some cards and candy, sometimes a little spending money. Matt and I never to big romantic gestures for Valentine’s Day.… Continue reading A Day Full of Love

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A Patient Love

Saturdays, who loves them? I know I do. Especially when there is nothing on the agenda. But today was not one of those Saturdays. Today, after a very long wait, one very patient twin finally got his big boy room! Matt, Jake and I disassembled the twins loft beds and put together his new one.… Continue reading A Patient Love

A Not So Quiet Love

I love quiet. I like to talk, but when you grow up in a big family and then become a mom of a big family, quiet is not something that is found often. I don’t find the need to fill the silence with words. Quiet makes me happy, it recharges me! We have a balance… Continue reading A Not So Quiet Love

What is your legacy?

This holiday season we had the privilege of celebrating my grandfathers 88th birthday. This man is one of my most favorite people in the whole wide world! His life and legacy is like no one I know. He has a servants heart, he loves and accepts and helps anyone who needs it. He is the… Continue reading What is your legacy?

The worst best Christmas ever!

Christmas 2010 went down in history as the worst best Christmas ever for me. Adam had finally finished chemotherapy and radiation 10 days before Christmas Eve. He was still feeling lousy and not eating, except through his PEG tube. I was looking forward to something normal for a change. I was looking forward to time… Continue reading The worst best Christmas ever!

What path are you on?

Blogging everyday for 30 days is tough. I always want my messages to have meaning and substance. Some days I feel like I am just throwing words down on the page and trying to get them to make sense. Today I did a little Christmas shopping by myself. Once upon a time, when I was… Continue reading What path are you on?

Forgiveness

Are you hurting today? Are you struggling with forgiveness? There is so much freedom in forgiveness. If you are struggling to forgive someone, you must do it. It will destroy you. It will eat you up from the inside out. It does not damage the other person. I am speaking from experience. I figured out… Continue reading Forgiveness

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Monday’s have turned into an impromptu date night for Matt and I.  It is fabulous! All but one of our kids have activities on Monday evening and the one that doesn’t, would rather have his eyeballs pecked out by chickens than leave the house. HAHA!! So I feed everyone before dropping them off at their… Continue reading Untitled

Nothing is better than a good book

I love nothing more than reading a good book. I am always reading something. Usually it is 2 or 3 books at a time. I read everything from crime, mysteries, sweet romance (not raunchy ones!!), drama, whatever!  I love everything about a book. I love bookstores, and libraries. I read everyday. I cannot go to… Continue reading Nothing is better than a good book