My husband and my tenth wedding anniversary is this month and we're celebrating by sanding the one-hundred-year-old floors of our rental's living room and kitchen together. I'm so grateful that my husband is enthusiastically embracing this project with me. We've lived here for six and a half years and…continue reading
My girls are both in Vacation Bible School this week, for three hours a day, and it's the first time I've had this much time to myself since my second daughter was born, nearly two years ago. I had so many ideas about how I could use my time. Foregoing the temptation to spend the…continue reading
As I write, it's evening and the girls are in their matching pajamas. The sun is setting and I just observed a hummingbird fly by the window, a pink cloud floating behind it.
It's hard to believe it's been over three weeks since I last posted. While not much of significance has taken place, I've been feeling…continue reading
A clean refrigerator is an inspiration. An ideal time to clean it is before you go grocery shopping, when reserves are low. Then you have less to move around. To begin:
Take everything out, including the drawers and shelves.
Wipe the inside out…continue reading