Anyone can Write · Tell Your Story · What's Cookin' Wednesday

What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Stan’s Milk Cake

I know, I know, it’s not Wednesday but get used to this because I am going with Wednesday being the new Thursday? Really, I just didn’t have time to write this yesterday because I was writing this and the kids had early out and room cleaning and a church activity and had to get a… Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Stan’s Milk Cake

Anyone can Write · Miscarriage and loss · Tell Your Story

Slow progress is still progress

I have a lot of writing ideas going through my head right now.  It’s a cold and sunny day and I went to the dentist and didn’t have any cavities.  Then, I got to talk to my dad on the phone.  He does not like talking on the phone really, but he calls me to check… Continue reading Slow progress is still progress

Anyone can Write · Fixer Upper · Tell Your Story

Every house is a fixer upper

I just texted my friend, “When Blake get his million dollar job (ha), we are buying a house that requires no upgrades.”  Then I told Blake, “When you get your million dollar job, remind me that we want to buy a house that requires no upgrades.” And he agreed and then we both laughed.  Because… Continue reading Every house is a fixer upper

Anyone can Write · Five Minute Friday · Tell Your Story

Five Minute Friday: Purpose

Every Friday, I write it out for five minutes with a prompt from Kate Motaung’s site.  Anyone can write and anyone can upload.  Go for it! It’s always fun to see what we all make out of one word and five minutes.  For past Five Minute Fridays click here. My purpose has always (well, the… Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Purpose

Anyone can Write · Miscarriage and loss · Tell Your Story

In sadness, you can still have optimism

Disclaimer: I recognize that there are many families who are not able to have children at all.  I know that our four children are a great blessing and I am not trying to compare myself to someone who has never been able to have a baby.  That being said….. Today was the day we were… Continue reading In sadness, you can still have optimism

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Spring in Winter, Winter in Spring

I have never done poetry, at least rhyming poetry.  I think it would end up, “I sat on the couch and then said ouch cause a lego was there and got me in the derier.(spelling?!)”  You see why.  But every time I read a Dr. Seuss book and my mind starts wanting to rhyme and… Continue reading Spring in Winter, Winter in Spring

"Other Mothers" Monday · Anyone can Write · Tell Your Story

Other Mother Monday:Michelle

This is a series about “Other Mothers” in my life, in order of appearance.  I will write it until I run out of mothers, I guess!  Past mothers posts here.  If you have other mothers you would like to share with me, send them on. I would be happy to share with whoever reads this blog.… Continue reading Other Mother Monday:Michelle