Friends, we NO longer have ordinary Wednesdays. THIS is the kind of Wednesday that you are excited to wake up for! The kind of Wednesday that you know is going to be fantastic simply by hearing the whirring sound of the Kitchen Aid Mixer. Because you know that inside that mixer are fluffy, peaked egg … Continue reading Waffle Wednesday, Woohoo!
I have struggled lately to have a sense of wonder with our children since I have been laid up for a few weeks. This is a first for me. I know some of you readers are in unusual circumstances which are much worse than me including heart surgeries, having covid, etc. You have come to … Continue reading A Sense of Wonder
With Labor Day upon us I have been reflecting on summer’s end. My favorite summer nights are the ones that include our family heading into the garden after dinner to work a bit while we watch the sun go down behind us. I have sure missed those nights with my current handicap. The clouds have … Continue reading Southern Summer Nights
TODAY’S CHORES: ✅ Sweep your jurisdiction ✅ Unload the dishwasher ✅ Feed the animals ✅ Put bikes away ✅ Wipe down the bathroom ✅ Wash the chickens Say What?? Wash the chickens?! This may sound normal to you perhaps if you have ever showed 4-H chickens before.... but this city mama (turning country) has NEVER … Continue reading Hey Kids, Wash the Chickens!
Our Domestic adoption differed from our China adoption. In Tennessee, and in most states, the child must live with you 6 months before the final adoption takes place before a judge. You could have heard a pin drop as I clambered into the court room. I sure didn’t expect for it to go down like … Continue reading It’s Official … Henry is Ours!
For the most part, we had a wonderful 1st day of school. It was filled with a Back to School Breakfast, revamping chores, and a reveal table of all their new curriculum with what we will be studying this school year. I hid all of their books and then they found out that we would … Continue reading Our Back to School Bash with a Surprise Ending…..
It has been amazing to bond and get to know our son these past few months. As I write this, about 6 months has passed which makes it a grand total of 9 months since we knew he was meant to be ours. I have no doubt why God gave mamas 9 months to carry … Continue reading I Love You More….
In light of doing a birthday post on each child this year, I certainly can’t leave out the person that married me 21 years ago on that beautiful, unusually cool, June day. It was the day that we both new was the beginning of a commitment to one another for a life time. I thought … Continue reading Happy Birthday to My Favorite Person in the World….
Caleb has been one special kid since the day he was born. He was born less than 15 months after his big sister. Basically 2 babies rocked my world for a bit.... but before long they were such great playmates for each other. I began labor on the eve of the 4th of July. Our … Continue reading Caleb, Happy Birthday!
While I am sure it is wonderful for being known for things such as a great artist, a fine pianist, an amazing chef, etc. I am probably best known for doing a great job giving birth to good size babies naturally. I guess it is nice to be known for something....... Wilks was my favorite … Continue reading Wilks- Birthday Boy!