*You probably noticed, but our website is officially UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Woo-hoo! So pardon our mess as we rebuild it, but for now at least you can finally read our blog clearly!!* Our big girl turned 10! We celebrated by having a PARTY! PARTY! More specifically, a DOUBLE DIGITS PARTY PARTY! This was really fun. I… Continue reading Selah and the Double Digits Day!
It seems fitting that our blog would take its place among the dinosaurs the same year Elliott turned 11. If you’ll remember, we started this little bloggy blog when we were pregnant with Elliott, so just over 11 years ago. And 11 years in computer age is like ELEVEN HUNDRED years in human years. So,… Continue reading Elliott Turns 11 and Our Blog Becomes Extinct
FAMILY FRIENDS SURPRISES PROJECTS COOKING MOWING and BUILDING DEATH LIFE ADVENTURE DAHLIAS GRATITUDE And although I have no picture for this…I must document that this summer Elliott beat me AND Brian at ping-pong!! WHAT?!! He has come A LONG WAY since we got our table at Christmas. Way to go, Buddy!! So very thankful for… Continue reading Summer 2021
Our mighty man turned TEN! Wow, we have seen the fruit of the Lord working mightily in our son the past few months. What a joy it is to watch him GROW UP, not just as a boy filled with zeal and joy and wisdom and wonder, but as a disciple of Jesus Christ. We have… Continue reading Elliott and the double digits!
Our sweet little girl turned 8 on the 8th…her golden birthday!! I’m so thankful that we could slow down and take the time to celebrate our girl. She is a constant source of laughter and joy in our home and I am so thankful for her!! She is still the little girl who doesn’t need… Continue reading Selah’s Golden 8th Birthday
Leading up to her 7th birthday, I cannot count how many nights before bed Selah would suddenly burst into uncontrollable tears while I was snuggling her. When I could finally calm her down enough to tell me what was wrong, she would sob, “I just want to stay little forever so I can snuggle you… Continue reading Selah is 7! Let’s Paw-ty!!
And it sure has been great! (For the past 5 months….) It seems like my life motto might be “better late than never.” Sigh. So before I go any further, you all know we moved about 6 weeks before his birthday. So, to answer the question you will all be dying to ask–no, I did… Continue reading Elliott is eight!
I am pretty sure that before every single birthday party we throw for our kids, I say, “Let’s keep it simple.” And every year, it just ends up being far from that. I seriously don’t know how it happens EVERY.SINGLE.TIME. This year for Selah’s birthday was no different…we decided to let her choose one friend… Continue reading Selah’s Sixth Birthday Selahbration
I know you have all been up losing sleep at night wondering what Elliott did for his 7th birthday. Well, now that he’s near turning 8, I figured I’d put a post up about it so you could all get some sleep. 😉 We had a soccer birthday party for him with a little soccer… Continue reading Elliott’s 7th Soccer Birthday!
I started this post LAST Monday, and after a particularly challenging week it feels like the perfect day to take a moment to stop, pause, think about how great our God is…and finish this post!! The truth is, I fall asleep every night thanking God for so many victories every day…small things that I used to… Continue reading New Mercies Monday: Gratitude