Archives for October 2010

My New Favorite

Video :: :: :: Moving Post :: :: :: Garbage City by She Sparkles {a beautiful story of one of the ugliest places on earth} Best Idea Ever :: :: :: Happy Birthday to Me by Kathy at House of Hills {using her birthday to pack gifts for Operation Christmas Child!} Deal :: :: :: […]


Operation Christmas Child {National Packing Week is November 15-22!} Cheap & Free Items from SavingsLifestyle {perfect for packing your shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child!} Operation Narnia {team up with The Voyage of the Dawn Treader movie AND Operation Christmas Child} Packing it Up {Leigh’s Operation Christmas Child post from last year!} Hosting an Operation Christmas […]

The Help.

Last Sunday my aunt took the kids to the park for a couple of hours. She missed Asa’s birthday so she took them to play and eat cupcakes together instead. She also had a present for me: The Help by Kathryn Stockett. When I asked for book suggestions a few months ago, many many people […]

It’s A Meaningful Life

Even though it’s the week of Halloween and Thanksgiving hasn’t even arrived there is Christmas stuff in the stores. And as much as I wish we’d do just one holiday at a time, I have to admit I’m already getting excited for Christmas! And do you know what it started with? A Christmas movie! Yup, […]

I Love To Laugh

I love it when you laugh so hard you cry. I love when you laugh so hard you can’t talk. I love when you share that kind of laugh with someone. Have you noticed it binds you together? It’s a shared experience like no other. When we were at Disney World we did some laughing. […]

Halloween. A Retro Photo.

Staci, me and Mandi. Halloween. 1982ish.


I got the best comment on an old Halloween post this week. It is so good I just had to share it with you! When my kids were tiny, we made special treats (like cookies or brownies), dressed them up in adorable costumes and went to “treat” the widows and elderly from our church. We […]