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...]

When Life Gives You Lemons…


It's Saturday. The weekend. So let's kick back and play fill-in-the-blank. I say, "When life gives you lemons..." and the internet says, well, a lot of stuff. Here are the funniest (and strangest) twists I found. Can't wait to hear yours! When Life Gives You Lemons... Ask for the … [Continue reading...]

Drink Up! Sparkling Pineapple Lemonade

Sparkling Pineapple Lemonade (4)

Well, I can't very well publish an entire series about lemonade without posting an actual lemonade recipe, can I? As it turns out there are a LOT of ways to make lemonade. Prior to this week, my preferred method was to buy a can of powdered mix and add water. Although I've had grand dreams of … [Continue reading...]

Seasons, Phases & Orange Lemonade


It was December, and I was in the car. One more Christmas song came on the radio, this one with a choir singing backup. And that's when it happened. I couldn't breathe and my chest physically hurt. Before I could even figure out what on earth was wrong, tears were leaking out of my eyes. Don't … [Continue reading...]