Easy DIY Gift

My current favorite easy and inexpensive DIY gift is a quote or scripture on a burlap frame.   Supplies: Burlap Frame (Pack of two at Walmart, less than $5) Spray Adhesive Upholstery Tacks Favorite quote/paper/printer Create your quote using different fonts with a program like picmonkey.com.  Print, cut to size, spray with adhesive, stick to burlap, […]

you oughta make a frittata

    A quick story before we begin: For a good long bit I’ve had blog posts I’ve wanted to write in my head, and then I don’t write them because my photography abilities are about negative 17. But here’s the deal…..I bought a fancy used DSLR camera.  I tried learning.  I didn’t enjoy it […]

A bit out of our element.

We have joined a local Family Life Center (basketball,  treadmills, racquetball,  weight room, etc.)…. and I am so hilariously out of my element.  I have pretty much hung tightly to the choir nerd designation I enjoyed in High School 20 years ago, and have thus graced nary a sports field or weight room. Lauryn and I may hold the record […]

2014 East Coast Trip

  2014 was a weird year.  For most of it, Jonathan and I had role reversal; I worked full time, while he stayed home as part Domestic God and part Homeschooling Dad.  We both learned a lot about each other and ourselves, and learned to appreciate each other in a new way I think. I […]