Yeah, I’m sitting here playing

I have been sitting here playing around with my blog.  My abandoned blog.  Turkey is in the oven.  Our turkey is farm-raised, free-range from my neighbor across the alley. I watched her grow.  The neighbor did the dirty work and traded me 3 loaves of soap for this beauty of a turkey. Of course, my tried… Continue reading Yeah, I’m sitting here playing

Pinterestic Life?

I woke up this morning like most mornings- morose, fighting depressing, fatalistic thoughts. Not hopeful. Not joyful. Not positive.I don't say this because I'm looking for pity or to be a downer. I say it because I'm a mom who writes a blog in a world full of mom-blogs with pretty pictures and chic designs… Continue reading Pinterestic Life?

Of life without a down side

One day I'll get to endlessly experience life without the down side.  I was thinking about that on this beautifully cool, gray, drizzling morning. I was awakened this morning by, "Get up!  The cat peed on the bed!"  Yeah.  That's the definition of waking up on the wrong side of the bed.  In fact, they… Continue reading Of life without a down side

A Day of Gratitude- Today I’m not going to ask why… I’m just going to give thanks!

(Read more Day of Gratitude posts at the Cafe) Lori at All You Have to Give made the above graphic. The quotes on it remind me how easily I forget how important simply giving thanks is!"If the only prayer you said in your whole life was thank you that wouldsuffice." -Meisier Eckhart"The Pilgrims made seven… Continue reading A Day of Gratitude- Today I’m not going to ask why… I’m just going to give thanks!

Holiday Traditions and Ideas

I LOOOOOOOVE the holidays!!! I really enjoy "special" days of any kind, and am just generally a sap for memorable events or get togethers. But what really gives me the jollies is the opportunity to widely, joyfully, and decoratingly (is that a word?) proclaim the wonder of God and His Salvation this time of year.Christmas… Continue reading Holiday Traditions and Ideas