a gratitude list for right now.

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often times when one of my children says the prayer around the dinner table or at bedtime, i am reminded how much i take for granted around me. there are times where one of them will go on and on sharing their gratitude list which includes anything and everything from thanking our heavenly father for the moon and the stars to thanking Him for the firefighters and the ocean water....

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eleanor & the mirror.

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eleanor is such a hoot these days. we are loving this “almost 2 years old” phase where she talks and talks all day long and never tires of it.  it’s especially fun trying to interpret. we are probably the only ones who can understand her. ;)  the other day she chatted with herself in the mirror for a good 15 minutes and i caught almost all of it on film....

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gratitude, part III

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i love having a holiday completely dedicated to sitting back and taking into account all that we truly are thankful for. i am most thankful for the people in my life… i am grateful to be a daughter of God and to know that i matter to Him, always. i am grateful to have a husband who is patient with me, quick to forgive, always willing to serve everyone around him.... Read more

gratitude, part II

{eleanor, last june in her bumbo seat when we were moving into our new home.} things i am thankful for, around my home: –a home!… we maybe be renting, but we’ve worked hard to make this little space feel like our own. so i’m thankful for it. for the old wood floors, the squeaky staircase, the cracks in the walls because it’s so darn old.... Read more