I have been a slacker. Or maybe I have been watching too many YouTube videos? Maybe both. But to get back on board, I thought I would share a story that I shared with one of my readers today . . . thanks for the motivation Allison! Where I got the… Read More #97 – Throwback Thursday . . . a Story of Motherhood
I was inspired the other day to try something new. This is one of my favorite daily blogs. I read her book and that led me to her blog. I now look forward to reading her whimsical, touching, inspiring posts every Monday – Friday. She feeds my sister- soul in a way that… Read More #96 – Getting to know President Nelson
I got my Aguinaldo check last week. But first I had to agree to accompany Paul to a speaking assignment over an hour away. I really didn’t want to go, especially since El Gringo wouldn’t be at home to help watch the kiddos. El Gringo left the Saturday before, with all… Read More #95 – Throwback Thursday . . . The Solo!
Well, it finally happened. Our Stake President stood up last Sunday morning (January 14th, 2018) and released Paul as the Bishop of the Belen ward in the Heredia, Costa Rica, Belen Stake. I was immediately shocked but then an immense relief and comfort came upon me. So much so I wasn’t really concerned… Read More #94 – Paul was released as Bishop
GingerSnap inspired me during Family Devotional yesterday morning. And I REALLY needed it! She showed THIS video and asked me to hold her iPad while the rest of the kids watched it. As I listened to the video, I recognized it immediately, so I thought I didn’t need to pay attention.… Read More #93 – Look Not Behind Thee
Well, it had to be done! After 4 months of incredible patience, time, money, and MANY MORE additional broken parts), we towed our family car to another mechanic. I do feel that we were blessed to even learn of this potential new mechanic and have now have this opportunity to give him a try. … Read More #92 – Family Car Update
I am simply exhausted. I don’t know what is happening? ALL WEEK I have been trying to figure this out. It has been difficult to put my finger on why I am so exhausted. No matter how much sleep I get at night, I feel so sleepy all day. I don’t know if it is… Read More #91 – Simply Exhausted
This kid, what would I do without her in my life? (GingerSnap on a daddy-daughter date to see the new “Jumanji” – she LOVED IT!) I honestly do not want to know. She has blessed my life immensely, especially over the past 2 years. Just the other morning she excitedly showed me what she had… Read More #90 – Throwback Thursday . . . I Love GingerSnap!
I have a little gift for you! “Me?” “Yes, YOU!!” “Me too?” “YES, YOU TOO!” “Them too Mom?” “Yes, them too! Actually, ALL women that we know! Including myself!” I learned about this incredible speech and although it took me 4 months to finish reading it, I hope you will… Read More #89 – For all the women in my life
I think I got my husband’s cold. I don’t know how many times I have got sick last year, it felt like too many, but to start off the year sick, I am hoping will take care of all sickness for 2018. Here’s to hoping, right? But then I wouldn’t have a… Read More #88 – A Mommy Payday