Let’s Live in Anticipation

Let’s Live in Anticipation

My daughter has a month-long count down until her birthday. Literally, Every. Single. Day for a month. Last year during her birthday month, we traveled a lot. (Oh, traveling… ) Which meant we ate out many meals, and everywhere we went, she proudly told the waiter,...
The Daughter of a King

The Daughter of a King

My daughter’s name is Ella.  She was actually named after my great-great-great-grandmother Cinderella, crazy enough.  So my Ella has always seen her name as the same as a blond Disney Cinderella princess.  She is in the princess phase where Ariel, Belle, and Rapunzel...
The Secret Recipe

The Secret Recipe

My mom has the best Pecan Pie recipe. It never makes it past one desert… sometimes it never even makes it to desert. So when I hosted my first Thanksgiving, I knew it would be on my menu.  First, I had to get the recipe.  I felt as though I might have to prove my...
Thankful Hands Wreath

Thankful Hands Wreath

Okay, I’m not sure there is a more fun art project when you are a kid than tracing your own hands. And as parents, do we ever get tired of seeing them? Several years ago, we started tracing our hands on fall colored paper, and then we would carefully cut them out. We...
A November of Thankfulness

A November of Thankfulness

I have heard many people say, “I just want this year to be over.” OR “I just want it to be 2021.”   Pastor H.A. Ironside wisely noted, “We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.”  So we have a choice. We can...