The hubs & I aren’t great planners. We’ve sent Christmas cards once in the 12 Christmases we’ve been married. Yesterday, we started opening the gifts before we realized we forgot about the stockings. Our house was messy until the last minute possible. We don’t have many Christmas traditions, something we’d like to change and often […]
Long on Love, Short on Toilet Cleaning: Our Merry Little Christmas
A Great Finishing House
When we bought our first home in 2003 everyone said it was “a great starter home.” And it was! Was. It had all new shiny-everything, a finished basement, a beautiful sun porch, a very big backyard. The garden had been kept so meticulously, we knew that the day we moved in would be the last […]
This is what put me in the hospital last night…
My messy living room. Or in the 4 words my friend Michelle likes to say to me often, “you doin’ too much!” Last night at about 2:20am I woke up with contractions, getting fast & more intense as the hour went on. At first I took some Tums. In pregnancy, it seems Tums cures everything! […]
Life in the Ranch..
(That is in our Ranch style home…) We had a great anniversary weekend. My in-laws watched Ransom while we went up to Macatawa Lake for a dinner at this pretty nice place overlooking a boat harbor. An anonymous friend gave all the students at my school a $50 gift certificate there. How is hot is […]
this is what I love…
…hearing the new baby’s heartbeat. There are two hearts beating in my body right now, weird & miraculous & beautiful wouldn’t you say? …warm days with sun …hearing him say, “Mama, you look very nice today.” …being done with school for this semester …sleeping more often (this is especially good since I’m starting to deal […]
off for a little cleaning…
If this article doesn’t make you wanna go clean your house a little, I don’t know what will. Off to change the sheets!