Cancer

I don’t have cancer (at least, not that I’m aware of). But cancer has been particularly brutal to those that I love and care about lately. I’ve been filled with such a swirl of emotions that I’ve really had a lot to process. In the last seven days I received word… Read More

Finn’s Mission Call

Well, after sixteen days, Finn received his mission call. When you agree to go on a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, you have absolutely no say in where you will go.  The church leaders who make the assignments prayerfully consider the file of… Read More

Makeup Monday-Concealer

Concealer is probably the cosmetic item I write about the most. I’ve got pretty dark circles under my eyes and they are the bane of my existence. Even if I’m just running to the store at midnight or going to workout, I don’t leave the house without concealer. When I… Read More

Big Head Valentine’s Day

After what must be 3 billion class Valentine’s Day parties, my days of doing kid’s valentines are over. Jasper is in fifth grade and we made our very last valentine box. While this doesn’t make me even slightly sad this year, I bet I’ll feel a little melancholy about it next… Read More

Water Storage and Purification

Remember how much I loved to tell you all about Preparedness? I haven’t for a while. Not because I haven’t been thinking about it. Oh no, no, no. Recently I have been stocking up on medical supplies and a giant canvas tent (more about that another day). But nothing you… Read More