Category Archives: birthday

Our “Wonderful” Life

I almost didn’t write my annual Christmas letter this year … in fact, IF you get a Christmas card from me at all, it probably WON’T include the letter that I ended up writing because it was much like the … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thanks – Days 3&4

Today we are celebrating our middle child … our fun-loving, tenderhearted Annie-Belle. When we were expecting Annie, Daniel was still in the Army.  At the time and place where we were stationed, OB care was more like an assembly line … Continue reading

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Throwin’ Back

I suppose Thursdays are officially for “throw back” photos … but I’m throwing back today … in honor of Drew’s 17th birthday which was last week: Suddenly, the years seem to be flying by even faster.  It’s his Senior year … Continue reading

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Recap 2014 – The Year of Healing

About a year ago, our family was on a little vacation in Hot Springs, Arkansas … and while touring some of the old spa buildings there, I took a picture of this verse (above) and wondered if it might be … Continue reading

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Birthday Save.

      As a follow-up to yesterday’s post … I am happy to report that by 9:30 p.m. on MiMi’s birthday, we DID indeed have a cake!!  It wasn’t the Pinterest-worthy Anna-from-Frozen cake Annie-Belle, the baker, had envisioned; but … Continue reading

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The Ironies of Birthday Plans

Today is Mimi’s 5th birthday … hard to believe how time flies … but looking back it definitely has been a long 5 years in its own way.  Our little MiMi has been obliviously with us through some pretty tough … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thanks – 11/30/2014

  My FAVORITE part of “30 Days of Thanks” is that it ends on MY BIRTHDAY, November 30!!  For some reason, I have just always loved my birth date.  I’m thankful I was born on the very last day of … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thanks – 11/14/2014

  I am thankful for the ordinary days … and I try to be thankful for the tough days (because I know God is still in control!!) … but I am SUPER very thankful for GOOD DAYS like today!  Days … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thanks – 11/12-13/2014

  The days are flying by so quickly … I can’t believe we’re headed to mid-November already!!  I haven’t been able to post because I’m super busy with a NEW PROJECT … and my silly day job gets in the … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thanks – 11/4/14

Today we celebrate … not only was it a pretty good day in Arkansas (at least for the folks I vote/cheer for!!) … but it was Annie Belle’s 14th birthday!! She arrived quite unexpectedly 14 years ago as she was … Continue reading

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