Archive for December, 2013

God Is Able Priscilla Shirer~Book Review

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

I was asked to review this book and decided to do so since I’ve heard of Priscilla Shirer but never read anything by her. God Is Able is based on Ephesians 3:20 & 21 Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power […]

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Happy New Year

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

I’m seeing the “best of 2013” on many blogs. I’ve done this in the past but just don’t feel like doing it this year! My 2013 was pretty much this–1. grow a baby 2. birth a baby 3. recover from serious complications from said birth 4. enjoy the baby Basically 2013 was THE BEST! According […]

Merry Christmas

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Wishing you a blessed and Merry Christmas!

5 Months

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

This one is a little late–I kept forgetting to take a photo. At 5 months he : *loves to play with his feet *chatters a lot *bounces in his jumper roo *cut one tooth and has seven more behind swollen gums (poor poor baby) *loves to touch our face or hands while he’s sleeping *rolls […]

Favorite Christmas Posts

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Instead of re-posting all my Christmas posts, I decided to just link to them in a post. Christmas Eve at the Prison–I’m SO thankful that I don’t have to do this this year. It was hard. I think this is a good post to share the emotion of the day. Angel Tree–such an important ministry […]


Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Here are a couple recipes we tried this week. Christmas crack –we’ve made this many years and seen it on lots of blogs but man is it good! Holiday bacon appetizers–OH MY….James and I almost preferred the brown sugar variation. I think that we will finally try rosettes. I found a vintage rosette iron a long […]

Christmas Preparations

Monday, December 16th, 2013

We’re having a pretty low key Christmas around here. I decorated the house and we’ve made a few treats. I have most of the presents purchased and several wrapped–thanks to James who loves wrapping….I do not love wrapping presents. We went to a friend’s Christmas program last night. I’ve not decided if I’m mailing Christmas […]

Growing Up

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Every year on the first day of school, we make a treat to start the year out right. This started in kindergarten and I didn’t intend it to be a tradition, but James asked each year, “What treat are we making for the first day of school?” so I continued it. This year he said, […]

From Outside The Frame

Friday, December 6th, 2013

  Homemade Coconut Oil Body Butter Pretzel Turtles—mmmm 🙂 50 worst and weird Nativity sets Bubble wrap Christmas Cards–cute idea to do with little ones. Natural ways to kill your cold  

A Few More Things About Me…

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

1. When I fall asleep sitting up on the couch or in the car (as a passenger), I bite my tongue. I don’t know why….ouch! 2. I can’t get into red velvet cake. I tasted it once. A girl at school brought her mother’s favorite red velvet cake. She ooed and aaahed over it for […]