Minnie Mouse 4th Birthday Party Decorations


Joyful hosting

A few weeks ago I shared the cake from our daughter’s Minnie Mouse 4th birthday party. Another day I’ll share the food. Today is all about decorations. When it comes to a kids party, my motto is ‘keep it simple‘ – it isn’t necessary to spend a lot of money or go all-out to please […]

April 19, 2017

On Our Son’s Sixth Birthday – What I Love About You!


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

Today our son Aiden turns SIX. Somehow, six years have passed since we first saw his sweet face. Time is a strange thing – it seems like he has always been, yet it seems like I blinked because he was just born! And now I can hardly pick him up. How. Did. That. Happen? While I […]

October 31, 2016

Happy New Year! {And Top 10 Posts of 2015}


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Happy New Year! I am so grateful for all of you. May God bless you richly in 2016. Lets ring in the New Year with a countdown of the top 10 posts from 2015.   Top 10 Posts of 2015 10. A Couples Wedding Shower 9. It Takes a Village {to Raise a Child With Food Allergies}…And This […]

December 31, 2015

Embracing The Messy-Reality Of Mother’s Day


I'm a Work in Progresss, Practice Gratitude

This morning, like every morning, I came downstairs, with two frantic-for-breakfast kids in my wake. The view upon opening the fridge stopped me in my tracks. There, on the middle shelf was a beautiful sight – a growler of dark roasted coffee, cold pressed for 24 hours. A full jug of coffee goodness. Even better, on it, […]

May 8, 2015

A Laid-back Open House Couples Shower


Joyful hosting

Together with my mother-in-law and sister-in-law, I was privileged to host a couples wedding shower over Easter weekend.  The shower was for my niece, Brittni, and her fiancé, Justin – such a fun couple! It was our pleasure to celebrate with them as they prepare for their big day! Justin had never met most of Brittni’s MN family […]

May 23, 2014