on Easter and 39 weeks

on Easter and 39 weeks

Yesterday did not start out well. Yesterday started with a total, epic-sized mama meltdown because I didn’t have an Easter dress that fit me. At 39 weeks pregnant, I was upset to not have some perfect pastel-colored Easter dress. Ahem. #hormones Needless to say,...

on our Christmas card for you!

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year, from the Girl with Blog family!! I’ll be back sometime this week to tell you about our Christmas (which hasn’t actually happened yet, because all three of us got the stomach flu. Seriously.) We’re on the mend,...

on The Boy at 23 months

I haven’t done a monthly update in, well, months, so I thought I’d pop in with his 23 month update. Since the next one will not be in months but in years. WHAT?! The Boy is growing and learning and talking and running. Fast. And talking a lot. Just today,...

on Five Minute Friday: story

Linking up again with Five Minute Friday at the lovely Lisa-Jo Baker‘s.The rules: write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.Hop over to her place to find out the full scoop behind FMF, and to visit other posts that were freely written in...

on my sons first baptismal birthday

One year ago today we dedicated our sweet baby boy to the Lord, baptizing him in front of our home church, family & friends. His godparents had been carefully chosen and prayed over, and they’re wonderful people who will remain in his life for all of it. We...

on secrets {but really, the lack thereof}

Husby and I really don’t have secrets. We practice simple honesty – our concept of saying the hard things, the scary things, the things that really matter, out loud. 5 years of marriage, 2 years of dating/engagement, and knowing him for over 7 years before...

on our Christmas card

From our family to yours, we hope you’ve had atruly Merry Christmas! We love you. Thank you for being a part of our life. We’re grateful and humbled by your reading of my words. Blessings upon blessings to you, friends. A very merry indeed! – Anna,...

on counting down in Advent

The Christmas season is {finally} here. I sincerely love Christmas, and the Advent that precedes it. To take a season – a month or more – and focus on being still, waiting, watching, being hopeful, anticipating the coming Christ child… it’s a...

on the First Day

of October!!———-One of the reasons I love blogging is that I love to read blogs. I’m a big ol’ snoop. If I use your bathroom, chances are I may have peeked in your medicine cabinet. I KNOW!! It’s a character flaw. I just love...

on butter and flour

Baking is therapy. Husby knows that a long day = pecan pie, a day rough around the edges = chocolate chip cookies, and if it requires a trip to the fancy carpeted grocery for specialty ingredients, just stay away until I’ve had a bite.   Baking is kind of...
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