Bridal Shower Pennant Banner

I am not the crafty one in the family. Amy has vision, talent and patience that I just do not own. I wanted to make a few things to tie the shower all together.  This was a casual get together –Not a fantasy pinteresting extravaganza. I had a budget of almost $0 so I put … Continue reading

Bridal Shower Tea Party

I have a new friend–Let’s call her Cheery. She has a son and a daughter both getting married this year. Funny how I have potty train Eli on my summer bucket list. Early bloomer meet late bloomer. She was talking about throwing a shower–I jumped at the chance to help  take over. Aww, ain’t they sweet!?! … Continue reading

Wishing I could switch places

Originally posted on thesisterslice:
It’s ❤ month guys. Before Lucy I heard this thought, “better wear red on Friday”. Now I think, “who is suffering?” I can’t live through the month of February and not re-live the journey that God has carried me through with a special little girl. I feel “special” (sort of) that…

Ribeyes & Smashed Potatoes & Neck Ties

My husband collects ties. I guess it’s better than wives and cheaper than cars. It use to make me roll my eyes, but over the years… I think it’s kind of sweet. Sweet in that around Christmas time (he has substantially more “Happy Birthday” baby Jesus ties) he wears a different Christmas tie every day … Continue reading

Happening now in Salt Lake City

When I was a girl I really thought my life would be the way it was…forever. My sisters and I in our little house playing and fighting and teasing and chores. Family Birthday parties would always have that big circle with Gramma’s and Grandpa’s and family and friends. We would never be strangers and we … Continue reading

Pan Pizza…sorta

I picked this at the grocery this week. This was a friday night regular at our house when I was a kid and I thought it would be fun. So it is time for dinner and I realize…I don’t have any pans. I mean I used all my cookie sheets and pizza pans for the … Continue reading

To Infinity (Scarves) And Beyond

I use to live in a relatively good-sized city on the eastern side of the state of Iowa. I went to a huge church that I dearly loved and did most of my growing (spiritually) there. When we moved for a job two years ago to north central Iowa I was grieved at the loss … Continue reading

Dream Day

Originally posted on thesisterslice:
Today is Dream Day. I am not a fan of made up holidays, but I love this idea. I spent most of my childhood dreaming. Dreaming of a husband, children, a home. I wanted to write a book. I wanted to be a nurse. I wanted to have 6 daughters all…

Friday Faves – Amy’s top 10 of 2013

Almost a whole year bloggin’ with my sisters. It’s been a chronological scrapbook of sorts, a hobby, a place for me to escape, learn, stretch and grow. Speaking of learned – we’ve learned a lot but have so much more knowledge to gain. Us sisters get the opportunity to leave behind all of our responsibilities … Continue reading