a stay at home wife?!

 Upon a phone conversation that took place yesterday with a sweet friend, the topic of a “stay-at-home wife” came up. I’ve thought of this before but never in deep detail have I shared my heart or thoughts on this topic. I realized It was time to get my...

learning to say “no” to good things

  I’ve found that the shortest word to write, is the hardest word for me to say.When we normally here the word “no” we normally associate it with weak excuses and in many forms of rationalizations. Why is it so hard for me to say “no?!” Perhaps I have a...

the fauxy life

  This is a picture of a cake I made several years ago – one thing you will not see in this “picture of perfection” is that this cake really isn’t cake at all! Does the word Faux ring a bell? Does styrofoam sound divinely delectable to you?! Yep under...

childhood & dandelions

  From my earliest childhood, I can remember picking dandelions for my mother. For generations the dandelion, so vibrantly bright, cheery and so abundant – has been a symbol of all children’s love for their mothers. Few mothers have missed the joy of a...