Finding Peace in the Process {Guest Post}


I didn’t dream of being a mom. I just assumed I would eventually have kids. A people-pleasing, first-born child, I was a good student who went to college and never changed my major. I interned and worked as a news reporter – just as my print journalism degree would have me do. I married my … [Continue reading...]

Two Decades Means a Lot of Lemonade


My friend Elizabeth came over to my house after school to curl my hair. My little brother ironed the vest came with my skirt set - the one my mom suffered through a tortuous shopping trip to find. Yes, I was pretty in plaid well before Britney told us to hit her one more time. After a dinner … [Continue reading...]

Planning Parties with Kids {and Lemons}


If I'd thought about it and had my stuff together, I would've taken pictures of lemons before starting this series. Lemons on pillows (for yesterday's post), lemons with googly eyes on them (for Saturday's post) and lemons with party hats on them. Because, as it turns out, it's hard to find those … [Continue reading...]

On Getting More Sleep – and More Lemonade


Saturday was Annalyn's birthday party. I scheduled it for 4:00, so I had plenty of time to get the house cleaned up and decorated without stressing out. Or so I thought. Given the chaos of this year I knew I wasn't up for an elaborate party. My plans were lower than low-key, and all I really … [Continue reading...]



This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 Have a great day, friends! Photo source This post is part of a 31 Days series. Make sure you don’t miss a single post by subscribing to this blog. Once you confirm your email subscription, you’ll … [Continue reading...]