Archives for November 2012

Phil Vischer & Advent Stuff

You know I have a thing for famous people, right? Whether I find them at the grocery store, a blogging conference or literally stalk them–I get a little excited when my heroes (or other people’s heroes, I’m not picky) come to life. When I was at Allume this year I met one of my heroes, […]

Simple Joys

Our tree is up. We let the kids decorate and all the best ornaments are on the bottom third of the tree. I think I’ll leave them there. We have these cute little Mickey and Minnie ornaments that if you pull their tail, their hands and feet move like a jumping jack. It’s a simple […]


You are not even going to believe this: {subscribers click thru to see me in this awesome announcement} That’s right! I’m going to the Dominican Republic with Operation Christmas Child to help deliver the 100 millionth shoebox! And does anyone remember where my World Vision sponsored child is from? That’s right! The Dominican Republic! There […]

5 Things I’d Buy on Black Friday

My inbox is bursting with Black Friday deals. I won’t share every single one with you—it would be easier just to give you the password to my gmail. Instead, I’ll pass along my top 5 favorite things. Stuff you really and truly should own if you want to be my friend. Kidding. But seriously, you’ll […]

Don’t Be A Turkey!

Happy Thanksgiving! {subscribers, click to see my kids’ favorite Thanksgiving song!}   Click and pin the graphic below to see all our Thanksgiving posts!

Interview with Jessi Connolly

Almost two years ago I discovered a beautiful little etsy shop with Scripture art. You know I have quite a fascination with hanging God’s Word on the walls and I immediately fell in love with Naptime Diaries’ shop. Her prints were gorgeous and the Scriptures were some of my favorite. Jessi, the creator and owner […]

When You Need To Encourage Yourself

I’m sitting in a messy playroom trying to work on some blogginess while Lydia, Asa and my husband clean up dinner downstairs and get ready for bed. And I’m feeling a little crunched up inside. It started with showing up at a gymnastics class we weren’t supposed to be at, arguing in the car, disobedience […]