Wednesday, September 7, 2011

one thousand gifts.

39. a board of 1,000 + thanksgivings
40. unrelenting love.
41. my dad sneaking chocolate syrup onto Julia's spoon.

Monday, August 29, 2011

the heart of my husband.

Been meaning to post this for my family......this is the hubs filling in for the pastor, Ben, at Arrowhead Church. Not that i am biased or anything....but I always love to hear my husband's heart. This might be one of my favorites.

You can listen to the message here.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

one thousand gifts

Oh this poor little blog has been so abandoned...but I have lots of new things to share.....for today: I have some more gifts:

33. Fall trying to creep its way into the air.
34. julia's sweet chatterings that fill the house.
35. new friends
36. the face of surprise from an 80 year old matriarch
37. the morning kiss
38. the contagious excitement from a 2 year old unveiling her gifts on a birthday. (how I long for that kind of exciting laughter)

my life is so rich.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

What we've been up to....

quick run through:
1.dressed up as cows to get us some free chick-fil-a...even brett participated in our cow event
2.went to the beach...loved it...jules loved it too! addicted to pinterest...they should really call it "crackerest"
4.been working out like a mad woman trying to get ready for my body attack training this weekend...pretty sure i'm going to die. an iPad....saved up my tutoring money this summer and finally bought it....oh and loving it!
6.quickly shaving things off of my summer list as well! been to Samaritan's house, storytime, and did a puppet show for our sweet girl.
oh and sweet baby girl has to get tubes in a few weeks...we've looked into alternative methods and really prayed through this....we really feel like this is going to help our sweet girl feel better

Thursday, July 14, 2011

one thousand gifts

29. Joy.
30. perseverance when giving up seems easier.
31. the Iris flower grown for teacher giving
32. second chances.

You can learn more about my 1,000 gifts here.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Summer Wish List 2011

So my friend Delecta over at The Rollins Family created a summer wish list....and well...I think it's a terrific idea! I know we are knee-deep into summer but I figure we've still got a good two months here's to the rest of summer!

watch a shooting star
do a puppet show with brett for Julia
take books to children's hospital
take donations to Samaritans house
go to storytime at the library
write letters to /visit a friend
do Julia's thumbprint for Necklace
bake homemade bread on a rainy afternoon
go to Panther creek and have a picnic
dance with brett in the rain
take cookies to a firestation
get Mama June to teach me how to can strawberry jam
nature hike
continue memorizing the book of Colossians
complete BodyAttack Training without dying
finish reading Grace Based parenting and Babywise 2

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Decor tips from fellow bloggers

So I can definitely have my creative's finding the time to have them that's the problem...the move to TN has been all consuming.....but in the mean time I love getting inspirational ideas! Dreamy Whites, Jones Design Company, and humble Pie are some of my favorite decorating sites to check out. But you must check out what Laniebeth did over at her blog ...I absolutely loved these curtains! Who would have thought to paint them?! I love, love, love easy and cheap decorating them!