Archive for October 2015

Another Lightsaber, Another Baby!

Another Lightsaber, Another Baby!
Oh, what a birthday I just had! I turned 33 on Friday, so we threw a combo party: our annual Halloween costume party plus my birthday party plus a gender reveal party for Baby #2! I was certain the lightsaber would be pink this time. Don’t know what I’m talking about? Here’s the link for... Read more »

A Flight, A Funeral, and a Broken Record

A Flight, A Funeral, and a Broken Record
Boy oh boy. Where to even begin on the saga that was last week? Settle in for a crazy tale, though I’ll try to keep it concise. So, Ryan’s sister, Juliet, and her two kids came to visit us on October 3rd, staying until the 7th. We watched Halloween movies, we went out to Bengtson’s... Read more »

Learning to Say "No."

Learning to Say "No."
My dear friend Amy taught me a very valuable lesson. “Your time is precious and you can’t do everything. It’s okay to say NO. You have to.” I’m paraphrasing a little, but the message is clear. Some people, myself included, want to be able to say yes to every favor, every invitation, every request our... Read more »
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I Love Fall Most of All

I Love Fall Most of All
Fall is here! Picture me spinning in a pile of leaves and holding construction paper pumpkins and glitter bats. That’s my love of fall. And I have so many great things planned to help me truly enjoy it! I grew up in Florida, so “fall” and “winter” weren’t really “things.” In Florida, we had four... Read more »