Archive for the 'Holidays' Category

Happy Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

  Anyone have exciting plans? We’re going to be home with our little family. I’m hoping to have a restful weekend. Praying for you and yours to have a blessed day remembering all the things to thank God for.

Christmas Mood

Monday, November 20th, 2017

For the first time ever, I’m totally in a Christmas mood early. I don’t know why but it’s fun. We haven’t gone crazy yet. Just a couple tiny trees are up and Christmas music once in awhile. We’re listening to the Three Tenors right now. And Christmas oils in the diffuser. I can’t really explain […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

A very happy Mother’s day to all the moms! I don’t know what our plans are but Lee is home so that is nice. Do you have plans?   Little guy said, “I told dad I wanted to go to the jewelry store for Mother’s day and he said we can’t!” Awwww………he’s a sweetie. I’m […]

Merry Christmas

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Merry Christmas from our family to yours. I’m so thankful that there is no Christmas eve prison visiting this year. I’m more than happy to have those days in our past. We are having a very quiet calm laid back Christmas as home. What are you up to (or what did you do if you’re […]

Christmas Treats

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

What kind of Christmas treats do you make? In the past, we’ve done lots of treats but James is trying to get “buff” and I am eating low carb. Lee is one of those blessed people with a very minimal sweet tooth. So, we don’t make a lot and we don’t start early in December. […]

Christmas Cards~Repost

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Throughout these years that Lee wasn’t home, I tried to send Christmas cards. I wasn’t always very motivated. Every year they were only a photo of James. My friends who didn’t know didn’t need to know, so I sent cards with no letter. Sometimes I didn’t get them out. Sometimes I did. This year choosing […]

Thanksgiving Plans?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

  What are your Thanksgiving plans? We will be spending time with family and staying in a hotel for 2 nights–sort of like a mini vacation. We’re looking forward to catching up with everyone including some of our far away family who just got in last night. Lee is almost home–he should be home by […]

God Bless Us Everyone~Eva Marie Everson~Book Review

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

About the book: Charlene Dixon—called Charlie by family and friends—is devastated at the recent loss of her job.  For the last five years, the twenty-seven-year-old has blossomed as the activities director of an exclusive all-girls school. But when a misunderstanding with the headmistress leads to a pink slip right before the holidays, Charlie packs up […]

Wishing You A Blessed Easter

Friday, March 25th, 2016

  We have a quiet weekend planned. James is hanging out with friends from church. They’re on spring break and the guys have a guys weekend planned until Saturday night. Nathan and I are hanging out. He’s been enjoying the Resurrection eggs and his books about the story of Easter. Tomorrow, we may  color eggs […]

Happy Happy New Year

Friday, January 1st, 2016

It’s not quite the end of the day here. Happy New Year! I hope you all celebrated safely and had a great holiday.