Thinking back to all the things that have inspired me over the years: people, plants, color, cloth, thread, paint, paper, books, bicycles, rocks, feathers, home, food, things that make food … Continue reading Coffee Cabinets and Stella and Fred’s Love Story
I decided to give myself the goal of reading a book each month this year, and I am really enjoying the challenge. I invite you, dear reader, to also set … Continue reading Reader Read This (Kabul Beauty School) by Deborah Rodriguez
There are many tasks I enjoy as a stay at home mother, but cleaning and organizing isn’t one of them. I love to cook and sew and all that involves … Continue reading Let Me KonMari That For You!
What an incredible fun, and adventuresome summer we had! I have written many posts in my mind, but alas, haven’t published any… I hope to get you, dear reader, up … Continue reading Get Thee To The Nunnery
I love It occurs to me lately that there are many experiences we have in life that can be occasions to learn things that will carry us through our lives, … Continue reading Tempered Class
A long while ago Abel and I rented a movie from the library that we really enjoyed. It was about a family with nine children who drove around in a … Continue reading The Traveling Life For Me
The dreaded winter is over, but the snot is still flowing, what’s a poor mother to do? There has been a lot of sicknesses this year, from chicken pox all … Continue reading Sick of Being Sick
We were talking as a family on Sunday, trying to figure out room arrangements, as our older children had come up with some good ideas of how we could mix … Continue reading Musical Beds and Michigan’s Own Multigravida
The birth of my newbie, Ezra Abram Nicolai, was an adventure, and after a month of getting to know him, I feel even more blessed than I did when I … Continue reading Eyes Wide Open
It was a lot of fun to write down New Years Resolutions with my kids! I was surprised by their awareness of what they needed to work on the most. … Continue reading Unraveling Resolutions, and Monogramming Towels….
Every year there are so many things that we have to DO to get everything ready for the holidays….You know, you like to minimize it in the coming months, you … Continue reading Mary Had A Baby, and I WILL Get It Together!
There is always so much more to find out about our wonderful Christian Catholic Church! The wonders never cease! I had the good fortune to be asked to participate in … Continue reading A Shoot of Jesse, Will Bear Much Fruit