Month: May 2018

#226 – Simple Beauty

Today was a great day! After a good family scrubbing of the daily living space of our home, think kitchen/dining room/living room spaces, we set out to complete our second-to-last day of homeschooling this year. It has been a rough last month, to say the least! Monday, I unexpectedly spent the day revamping our homeschool calendar for next year. I’m… Read more →

#225 – The BEST Pumpkin Chocolate Cookies I Have Ever Made!

You know those box cake mixes that you can magically turn into the yummiest cookies?       Well this isn’t that kind of cookie.  I actually don’t like those cookies very much. They seem pasty, dense and almost like you are just eating flour and liquid baked into a ball.  So when Joy Boy asked if we could make some… Read more →

#223 – Guess What?!?!?

It FINALLY happened!!!!!!!!!  After a LONG . . .    of cabin-fever, savings drained, hopes deflated, trust-button breaking, patience growing, “look on the bright side” making, learn to take Uber everywhere you are going, “Can’t stand to look at another Pathfinder” thinking, learning what is MOST important, striving for hope filled months, we FINALLY . . . .    … Read more →

#220 – Vulnerable

I am feeling particularly beautiful today.    Maybe it’s the way my hair’s natural curl flowed on top of my head, creating an artistic frame for my face as I dutch braided the rest of my hair, away from my face, into a pony tail that had some curl left in the ends of my hair.  Maybe it is the… Read more →

#218 – Moving Chairs

We recently had Stake Conference. (a meeting where at least 5 church congregations come together as one to hear speakers from our local church community)     But first the building to be used in Flores needed to be cleaned and then filled with chairs.   200 extra to be exact!     Paul took advantage of having 3 older… Read more →