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
What I have been mulling over in my mind is this idea that we can “over do,” and wanting so desperately to make it untrue. I would like to think … Continue reading The Next Day After
There are many things a woman wants for her birthday. I know a many women, and really we all want the same thing- right? We would like to be spoiled … Continue reading Thirty Five, Surprises, and Fun, Fancy NAILS!
There are so many things to learn, and the more things you find out, the more you want to know. I was very excited to have the opportunity to go … Continue reading The Learning Curve
If you didn’t know this is the time to pick raspberries, and only for a little longer! We made a delicious raspberry treat the other day with sweet juicy … Continue reading Raspberry Delight
We love squash, and there are so many ways to prepare it, savory or sweet, and altogether roasted! This is one of my favorite recipes! I hope you dig! After … Continue reading The Dreamiest Butteriest Soup Ever
Can you laugh at yourself? Can you really peel your mask off and get a good chuckle going…. about your own hang ups? There is a line in a song … Continue reading Weeding Out the Junk
Sometimes in the Protestant perspective, a Catholic’s love of Mary gets turned into an idolatry, or worship. It’s actually a deep reverence and appreciation for who she is, that leads … Continue reading Here, You Take the Baby
This has been one of the busiest and most fun seasons of my life. I go to church, or the library, or wherever, say hi to friends, linger too long … Continue reading Gardens and Grilling and Growing Girls