Tag Archives: Advent

Advent & Christmas 2015, What Worked & What Didn’t 

I know Christmas was a while ago. But my dad keeps reminding me it is still the Christmas Season (Til the Baptism of the Lord) So I am taking that as a big OK to keep talking about Christmas! And … Continue reading

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Coffee Date {Round 2}

My first time doing a post like this was lots of fun and perfectly unorganized and unprofessional and a brain dump, so its time again for: What I Would Talk to You About if we were Sitting Together at a … Continue reading

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Happy St. Nicholas Day!

Happy feast of St. Nicolas! We prayed this prayer together as a family last night as we gathered around the Advent wreath and then lay out our pairs of shoes on the hearth. We enjoyed Saturday at a Christmas festival … Continue reading

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The Evolution of a Prayer Life

I’ve wanted to share a little about my experience with prayer life in the ever changing life of a mom with increasingly more little kids. When the scope-hop came up it just spurred me to grab my long languishing draft … Continue reading

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HumpDay SpeedBump post

I always have too many partial thoughts to deserve their own full post, but only once a week is it Friday and time for a Quick Takes – so this is my non-Friday-basically-a-QT kind of post.. Its not plagiarism if … Continue reading

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Saturday of #WeekInMyLife15

Saturday! Good old fashioned Saturday. We had a good one.  This will be the abbreviated – picture filled recap. I made breakfast today, tried to let Brian sleep in a little and keep the kids from jumping on him til … Continue reading

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7QT ~ Costumed Children, and Way To Soon Postpartum Zoo trips, and Other Such Marvels

Joining Kelly and many others who are grateful for 7 Quick Takes to sum up the week with!   1 Halloween on a Saturday? Might be the best of a worst. I am not really a Halloween fan, but I … Continue reading

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Advent Traditions pay off

I am thrilled to be participating in BethAnne’s Advent Blog Hop today, thanks for stopping by! Stay awhile and look around! And if you did’t come from BethAnne’s, and want more advent posts to read, look out the many wonderful … Continue reading

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Welcome to Advent

Happy Sunday! Today is the first day of Advent! These words from today’s second reading from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians are really resonating to me as we begin a season filled with ambitious goals and abundant to-to lists. as … Continue reading

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Advent Wreath meets the Advent Calendar!

While working on this Jesse Tree project, I have spent a lot of time at Michaels and Fabricland lately, and one thing that really jumped out to me from the clearance baskets and Michaels one time I was there, were … Continue reading

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