September is already underway, a week actually. But there is so much to be happy and thankful about with September upon us. I have been thinking about what exactly I am looking forward to this month and wanted to share them with you! Fall weather is coming! Thank God! I like summer but not the extreme heat and humidity. With September, we will see a bit cooler temps. Fall is my favorite … [Read more...]
He only received 3 gifts
This post was originally written and posted in 2010. While some things have changed, including another child being born, we still follow this one simple tradition. We honor Jesus on Christmas and don't overindulge with gifts. Our kids have accepted this tradition without any complaint. They choose 3 gifts they want the most each year. We have added one other gift as one from us (mom and dad) but … [Read more...]
I am a Matt Hughes fangirl… and my husband helped!
Several years ago my husband started watching mixed martial arts competitions. The main one was UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) and it was on our TV at least once a week. There were fights, shows about fighters, shows about fights.... it was on all the time. I, naturally, got used to seeing the popular fighters and picked those that I wanted to win. Now, I am not a guru on UFC. I know very … [Read more...]
Where have I been???
So, let's talk. I know I have been MIA for some time now. I know you miss me... okay, I hope you missed me. Either way, I want to tell you what is going on in my world. Ready? I took a job on February 29th and started working full-time. What was supposed to be a 40 hour-a-week job turned into much more. By the time I got home each night, I was wiped out and ready for bed. I enjoyed the … [Read more...]
A sad, true case of discrimination and you can help!
A local store near me (in St. Louis) has made some pretty public news in my area and it is starting to float around Facebook. I am going to post the original post from a mother whose child was discriminated against. I found this originally from a friend of mine who is related to the mother. Today my 4 year old son and I were asked ...to leave a store because he walks with a walker. He has … [Read more...]
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