He is Risen!

He is risen indeed! I know Easter was a whole week ago- but I can’t NOT share with you what happened on Easter Sunday… After several years of talking to my daughters about being baptized, they finally took the “plunge”! And what could make that even more special?! I got to baptize my daughters! It […]

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You’re Sew Vain

Since I was a little girl, I’ve always wanted an antique vanity- with a big fancy mirror, and those little drawers to put all your make up and pretty things in.  Unfortunately we don’t have a good place for me to put one, so I have re-purposed an old sewing table as a vanity. Several […]

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Jesus Our Lord is Crucified

Jesus Our Lord is Crucified O come and mourn with me awhile,  O come ye to the Savior’s side  O come, together let us mourn,  Jesus our Lord is crucified. Seven times He spoke seven words of love;  And all three hours His silence cried  For mercy on the souls of men;  Jesus our Lord […]

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Piece by Piece

putting together history- and His story one piece at a time I picked up the tattered puzzle box off my bookshelf and carefully dumped out the pieces.  Little parts were stuck together, weathered from age.  Would all the pieces be here?  I thought this phrase in my mind many times as I carefully sorted the edge […]

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My not-so-Martha Stewart “silk tie-dyed” eggs…

I am definitely not the most creative mom on the planet. But, I do try to do fun things with the girls. Around Easter time, we do little things like bake bunny cakes and we have mini Easter egg hunts.  It’s those fun little traditions that will make great memories for them when they are […]

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The morning after

 the morning after  we continue to proclaim- “He’s risen, indeed!” The joy of celebrating His resurrection grows sweeter as the years go by. The thing is- I don’t want to stop celebrating!  Jesus said to her, “Mary.” She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, “Rabboni!”. 17 Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, […]

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Deactivate my what??

In search of the perfect shrug to compliment our Easter Sunday outfits, the girls and I headed out to the mall yesterday. Shopping with my daughters is always an adventure- one that I often have to give myself a “pep talk” to do. Gotta have a planned route, set clear expectations, and we buy absolutely […]

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Dance for Joy

Sometimes I wanna just stop everything …and dance dance like King David If only….I wonder if I would get any stares if I just all of a sudden busted out my cool dance moves in random places?  My best furry-friend does this all the time, and I must admit that I am a bit jealous… […]

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New Life

  Signs of new life everywhere Spring ushers in winter’s rest A Surprise New life right at my door- a perfectly crafted bird’s nest! A warm spring morning prompted me to take a stroll through the neighborhood. As I walked along, I looked for signs of spring- signs of new life buzzing around me.  It’s […]

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