my thoughts on motherhood, kids, books and stuff

Cherish The Moments

I wrapped a fluffy warm towel around Luca as she walked out of the baptismal font and hurried her into the dressing room. I couldn’t stop my eyes from filling up with tears. She was shivering and smiling and her face glowed. “Brrrrrr! What do I do with these wet clothes?” she giggled, as she […]

Foiled Again: Another Get-Rich-Quick Scheme Failure Story

Me: How was your St. Patricks Day party at school? Did you catch a leprechaun?! Lincoln: No, but he left me some chocolate gold. You can’t use that kind of gold to go to Disneyland, but it tasted good. I didn’t get an award though. Most of the other kids got them, but the leprechaun […]

Twelve Years

Today marks 12 years of marriage for Brett and I. I wouldn’t even know where to start so here are a few things that make me smile when thinking of our years together: * The long late night phone calls where I fell in love with his deep outbursts of laughter long before I saw […]

Get One Of A Kind Whim Creation

I love this idea from one of my favorite bloggers, Mrs. Organic.  The first 3 people to leave a comment on this post will receive a handmade gift from me during this year. When and what will be a surprise. There’s a small catch though…Post this same thing on your own blog and then come […]

I Feel Like Painting

This video makes me want to pull out my paints, fabric, ribbons, buttons, and yarn and create something beautiful.