On my 40th birthday I woke up to find my husband had already left for work. I got up and grabbed my morning coffee. Faith came down the stairs and was the first one to wish me a happy birthday. She announced that she was going to fix me a special breakfast. She worked in . . . → Read More: Of Joy and Laughter on My Birthday (Celebrate With Us Link-Up)
One day about nine years ago I worked very hard to make several batches of spaghetti sauce. I wanted to make enough to freeze some and was feeling very much like Suzy homemaker.
We ate supper and then came the task of putting all the food away. I found a Tupperware bowl that would . . . → Read More: Spaghetti Disaster
At least for now I do have a good reason for that belly!
I read somewhere that men want to be told that they have big muscles. I hadn’t really thought much about it, as whether or not my man has big muscles has never mattered to me at all. I made a . . . → Read More: The Joys of Being a Parent
You know how recently I told you that I was going to start taking my kids out for dates, one child each week? Well, it was such a good idea that my husband stole it! Actually he had it planned for a while; it just worked out for him to take them right after I . . . → Read More: Daddy Daughter Dates
I recently purchased and read a book on the topic of how to be a good wife. I have always had an interest in relationships and how they work, but of course as a wife, I can always use some pointers!
The book had some great ideas about what men in general want or need . . . → Read More: Marriage: Motivation Matters
This is the recipe that I made for our Mexican themed family meal. Pork is my favorite taco meat. It is probably the least common in the US, but after growing up on Tacos al Pastor in Mexico, hamburger just doesn’t cut it! I looked for a recipe and couldn’t find one that wasn’t pulled . . . → Read More: Pork Taco Meat Recipe
Even if you are not from Texas, you have probably heard about the drought here and the wildfires that have resulted. I don’t ever remember such a hot summer and with absolutely no rain.
When the sky finally opened up and gave us a little shower the other day, we were all surprised. Though to . . . → Read More: A Little Rain and A Big Reaction
Frieda, my mom, is sharing a story today that I remember hearing many times though the years. It makes me laugh every time! Enjoy!
Esther, your story of Jason putting lettuce in the blended drink reminded me…
One time we were at your house and Jason blended onions in with the tomatoes. Onions are . . . → Read More: Orange Peelings in the Drink
On the way to San Antonio we stopped at a Mardel Christian Bookstore. It is my husband’s favorite place to shop, and before every trip he looks up all the Mardels on the way! This one happened to be right off the highway. We let the kids play in the children’s area while Jason and . . . → Read More: My Son’s Newfound Love of Trains