Friday | We Will Ignore the Sickness

Hello dearies (or dearie squearies, as I call my little ones). It's Friday and we've completed our second full week of nearly everyone being sick at the same time, with no end in sight. Today's post is just going to ignore all of that and pretend like it's not happening, okay? Instead - let's talk... Continue Reading →

What’s Saving My Life | Spring 2022

I typically write about what's saving my life in February, which is when Anne Bogel does her annual link up to help us all through the winter doldrums. But I was inspired to do an updated version after listening to a recent episode of The Next Right Thing. Emily P. Freeman recorded her own version... Continue Reading →

Friday | Pre-Spring Edition

We've made it to another Friday. These last few months have been hard, both out in the wide world and because of weird things happening here at home. And despite knowing that there's no real difference between my weeks and my weekends, I still sigh with relief at the very idea of Fridays. I'm happy... Continue Reading →

Friday | A Blurry Week!

Good morning, friends. This morning's post will be an abbreviated one. It's been a tough week and my writing time is short this morning, but I try to remember that this is an important habit for me to keep, however imperfectly. There's another cold running through the house, quite a bit of friction between the... Continue Reading →

Hello to Fridays in March

Last week I was so happy to share that the snow had pulled back from the house just enough to reveal a few tulip tips. This week, we're under a fresh blanket of snow and have braved some very cold temperatures. But that quick thaw in February gave me so much hope for spring, despite... Continue Reading →

A Snowy Late February Friday

The last Friday in February! How can that be? Matthew has been on vacation this week and it's been enjoyable (and helpful!) to have him home in the evenings. Overall, this has been a challenging week. Just as our colds were clearing up, the stomach bug hit us. Last Thursday, Colton came home with it.... Continue Reading →

A Friday Happy Birthday

Today is my 38th birthday! Matthew had arranged for his sister to watch the kids around lunchtime so that we could go out to eat together for the first time since March 2019 - a full year before the pandemic even began. Yesterday we decided it wise that we cancel because we are both battling... Continue Reading →

Snow Day!

Welcome to February! I know that February is hard for a lot of people, but it's my birth month and has always been one of my favorites. Of course -- Februarys in New Hampshire are different than the ones I grew up with in Texas. But this is the month when I really start to... Continue Reading →

The Last Friday in January

Wow - here we go! 2022 is already in a hurry and January is nearly behind us. I want to thank you all for your kind words and support with my word this year. The word Surrender has a negative connotation for me, so I'm looking forward to the challenge of flipping its meaning as... Continue Reading →

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