Need a Holiday Pep Talk?

The house is decorated, the kids are on Christmas break, the out-of-town family will be arriving any day… There may still be presents to buy, there is definitely grocery shopping…

Christmas Card 2011: Living the Dream

Our Christmas cards are finally in the mail! We typically send a family picture along with a book I write about what we did during the year. I had a lot…

Christmas Through the Years

In the last 9 1/2 years since we got married, Even Steven and I have lived in two different cities, three different houses, we’ve had three kids, my hair color has…

Celebrating Today

We’re celebrating today. It’s not our birthday. There’s nothing special going on. But we’re celebrating – because we can. What are you celebrating today? This post is sponsored by the…

A Chalkboard Wall Might NOT Be For You If…

Several months ago, I jumped on the bandwagon and created a chalkboard wall in my house using chalkboard paint. I painted the back of our pantry door – in the kitchen.…

My Tip for Bedroom Bliss

While I share a lot about my life on this blog, I do have boundaries. Believe it or not, there are things that I don’t write about on the internet.…