Just around the corner from my home office lurks a dark place where I rarely venture. I look the other way when I pass the door on my way to the bathroom multiple times each day. And I keep that door shut unless I absolutely must retrieve something from behind it. It’s a closet. And it desperately needs to be… Read More
She’s My Priority This Week
Abby’s home! Yay! It’s University of Arizona’s spring break, so my college girl has returned to our nest. So that’s why this post is so short and my final promised posts about 7 Keys for Spiritual Growth are so non-existent. This week, Abigail is my priority. I love spending time with my young lady. We’ve shopped, eaten out, cooked her favorite… Read More
Fall Family Fun
Perhaps one of the reasons I favor autumn so much over the other seasons is because some of my most treasured memories include family outings in the crisp cool air of fall. Fall just says family to me. What about you? My fall favorites include trips to the North Georgia mountains to see the seasonal foliage, bonfires in my family’s… Read More
The Value of a Well Kept Home
I loathe housework. At one time, I actually enjoyed it. I suppose those were the newlywed days and the newly-stay-at-home-mom days. But the newness has worn off…a long time ago. Now housework just feels like…work. But today as I pull out the broom and mop and dust cloth, I’m reminding myself of the value of a well tended home. Keeping… Read More
There’s Nothing to Do. Really?
“There’s nothing to do. I’m bored!” Every mom has heard those pitiful words from her young child at some point. But in recent years I’ve heard those same words from full-grown adults. Most often I’ve heard the sentiment expressed about the offerings of the mid-size town in which I live. “There’s just not much to do here,” I hear young moms… Read More
We Are Fam-I-Ly!
Raise your hand if you live more than 200 miles away from your roots. Raise your other hand if you live more than 500 miles away from your mama. Raise both feet if you live more than 1,000 miles away from all your extended family – siblings, in-laws, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles! Me, me, me! Do you see my… Read More