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 […]

When they see that image.

This is a post about when your children see porn on the Internet. Or receive text messages on their phones of people they may or may not know, naked. Let’s be honest with ourselves and go ahead plan for “when” not “if”. I read stories like this about the absolute pervasiveness of explicit photos and videos being […]