Life Long Friends

People come into our lives everyday. Some stay for a few moments, some a few years. And some we can't get rid of, even if we tried. I feel we often group friends into time periods of our lives. These are my "hometown friends," "college girls," "work buddies." But what do you call the people... Continue Reading →

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Hobnob & Hogwash

I have many childhood memories of impromptu block party grill outs and playing night games with the neighborhood kids until long after the street lights came on. I loved summer time with friends. I still do love summer time with friends, but my neighbors live further away and impromptu isn't a very regular thing. Last... Continue Reading →

She Yelled At My Child

Recently I had a friend visit us at our home. Josiah was being his typical, three year old, misbehaving self. I had disciplined him several times already during their visit. I was getting tired. So the next time Josiah misbehaved and didn't listen, my friend yelled him. Not a big, forceful yell, but definitely enough... Continue Reading →

My Village People

A couple days ago I wrote about my struggles with postpartum depression and the triumphs I have over coming it. Today, I have to share my true key, my secret remedy, my magic potion for dealing with postpartum and quite frankly all depression. My village people, y'all! I have an amazing group of people who... Continue Reading →

101 Before 30

At a recent therapy appointment (yes, I see a therapist, yes, you should too!) my therapist suggested a life list idea for me. This this would be something to keep me motivated and excited about life. She suggested a 101 in 1001 list. This would be a 101 things to do in the next 1001... Continue Reading →

A little crafty time

On Halloween day there was no school (woohoo!!) so a good friend and her son came to visit the farm. Our boys due dates were exactly a week apart. While neither arrived when they were scheduled to, they are now good buddies. Two two-year-olds...oy! But we had a great time catching up, eating yummy desserts... Continue Reading →

Fruit Pizza + Great Friends= Fun Night

On Saturday evening, our  family visited some good friends for dinner. They had recently shared some very good news with us, so we needed to celebrate! It was so nice to get together for adult conversation (and beverages) and still be able to bring the kiddos. For dinner we made homemade pizza, one with pepperoni... Continue Reading →

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