Category Archive: Family

Living = Joy

40 Before 40

They say your 30s are some of the best years of your life (and so far, I’d have to wholeheartedly agree!), so I might as well take advantage of them. I have about… Continue reading

Here’s to Believing

Source: valentinadesign Today, I’m starting my day–and my week–with this reminder that no matter what, if I believe in myself and in the talents and gifts that God has placed within me, then… Continue reading

Marching Onward

After blogging now for a total of about 7 months, and now that I’m 2 full months into the Daily Post 2011 Challenge, I’ve decided to change things up a bit. I want… Continue reading

Go Be It

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit” ~Aristotle You may have noticed that several of my most recent posts address the theme of excellence, or… Continue reading

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to my favorite!   …I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where, I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I… Continue reading

Jewelry-holics Anoymous

This is my last post in my month-long series about the people I love the most. To see them click here, here, here and here. Today’s post is about my sister-in-law. Carla is… Continue reading

Sweet Trees

All this month I’ve been posting about the people I love the most. So far, I’ve posted about my husband, my mom, and my dad. Today I’m posting about my brother. Source: Carolyn_Sewell… Continue reading

Listening Face

Each week so far this month, I’ve written a post about the people I love the most. You can find the first two posts here and here. Today’s post is about my dad.… Continue reading


If you’ve been reading this blog for very long, you’ve read a few posts about our dog Ollie. And so you know that he’s funny and smart (or at least, that we think… Continue reading