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OK, don’t laugh.  I finally took the time to learn about  🙂  I know … sheesh, right, where have I been?  I just dated myself as a old, head-in-the-sand SAHM who is out of all things social media.  But once I got a taste of this newfound love affair, I started thinking about YOU and wondering (maybe wishfully thinking), … Read More

ankle sprain and crutches

ankle sprain and crutches

I injured my ankle at volleyball last night.  It’s a bad sprain. I was told 4 weeks with the boot and crutches to get around.  I can’t put any weight on it.  I can’t drive (right now).  I am in a fair amount of pain.  I’m following RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) for the next … Read More

Mark Driscoll, Stuff Christians Like, All Recipes, Awkward Family Photos, and Katie Davis

Let’s have some fun!  I’m tagging Susan, Sarah Fitz, Sarah Davis, Jody, and Eryn to answer the questions below! 1. The ideal Saturday morning looks like … -sleeping in until 8 or 9, brunch and a big cup of coffee with a good book, hike in Peter’s Canyon or walk on the beach with Bookguy. 2. A place … Read More

Peanut turns FIVE!

Peanut turns FIVE!

I cannot believe my little girl turned five yesterday.  We had a great weekend celebrating her life, as well as completing the painting project I told you about.  Usually birthday parties in our family are simple dessert gatherings where we invite just family over to our house.  Once we met at a park to play … Read More

New household project: paint the house

My mom caught me candid on the roof scraping.  We’re working on a new project.  🙂  The paint has been peeling in one specific location on the front of our house, and we’re concerned our wood is no longer protected from the elements of Orange County (you know, it rains here every few months!  LOL)(plus it looks … Read More

Heaven and Dan O’Brien

I had the priviledge of being a part of Dan O’Brien’s funeral yesterday.  It was a beautiful service.  Dan was a father, grandfather, elder in our church, and an evangelist at heart.  He was pretty young when he died, in his early 60s. I came away from the funeral thinking about how I want to … Read More