Category Archives: Blessings

gratitude

As I re-imagine or reinvent what this blog is, I want it to be more of a love letter to my children and grandchildren, as well as more of a gratitude journal.  I have so many things to be grateful … Continue reading

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my magical house

Many of my childhood memories live in my house, as do the beautiful memories of raising my own children.  And now I am blessed to be building new memories here with my grandchildren.  And even though it is so old … Continue reading

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simple reminders

I feel like I have begun a journey to become happier, more spiritual, more grateful, and more fulfilled.  I am going out of my way more than ever not only to seek out beauty, but to recognize the beauty that … Continue reading

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happy st. patrick’s day!

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a love of reading

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happy 2014!

Wishes for abundant blessings for my friends and family in 2014! Happy 2014!

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good tidings of great joy

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christmas night

Christmas night finds us at my in-laws’ house for dinner and more presents.  It is quiet and calm, and the peace of Christmas is real.

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christmas day at our house

When we first had children, we spent Christmas rushing from one house to the other, trying to make all of our family happy, and in the meantime, making our children very UNhappy.  One year I declared that we were going … Continue reading

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our christmas eve

After church, it’s time for dinner and opening a few presents, and mostly just loving being together!

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