We had a lot of excitement around here last week! Benjamin Teague Masson was born to our daughter, Abby, and her husband, Christian, on January 11th! He is healthy and wonderfully made. Amelia is a terrific big sister! All are doing well and we are so thankful. Grandparenthood Really is Grand! If you were … Continue reading Grandparenthood
Do you ever struggle with discontentment? I know I do. When you're busy and not really paying attention to your thoughts, does your mind tend to default to contentment or complaining? To thinking negatively or to thanking Him? For me, more often than not, I find myself thinking negatively until I realize what I'm doing, … Continue reading What Were You Thinking?
Hi! I hope everyone had a great Christmas! I've been taking an unplanned break from writing blog posts. December has been a crazy busy month and something had to go! Does anyone else feel like they've earned a T-shirt that says, "I Survived Christmas 2017!"? I love Christmas-don't get me wrong, but I am also … Continue reading Why I Write
Ah, Thanksgiving--a time for family and lots of scrumptious food, all while taking time to reflect on the many blessings we have as a nation and as individuals. I love it! I saw a really cute and funny video the other day that reminded me of all the blessings we can sometimes overlook or take … Continue reading Make a Thanksgiving Day Placemat!
A Bad Attitude I'll admit it. All I've wanted to do lately is read. You know how it is when you find a good book and you just don't want to put it down? I haven't wanted to cook, clean, write, take care of kids. I just wanted to read! Of course, I still did … Continue reading Cultivating Thankfulness
I had to drive on the dreaded I-35 last week which is something I usually try to avoid. (I don't like being in life and death situations.) As my very wide vehicle came within inches of a concrete barrier on one side, and a lumbering eighteen wheeler on the other side while going 75 miles … Continue reading Don’t Get in No Hurry
I've been on the Trim Healthy Mama plan for about 4 1/2 years now (I wrote about their first book and how it changed my life here.) Trim Healthy Mama is more than a diet. It's a new way of thinking about food and a new (yummy) way of eating. I love it! As their … Continue reading Trim Healthy Table, a Book Review