I took Miss A (and her twin brother) out this weekend to get photos in her baptism dress before the weather turns. She had a very specific idea for her dress, and I have to say, it did turn out to be as beautiful as we both imagined in the end.   I see so … More Divine.

For the Soul: Plan

I love being a stay-at-home mom, but I don’t always handle the quiet well. The TV is generally tuned in to something innocuous—just to keep me company, really—though I often have no idea what’s happening in the shows I’m purportedly “watching.” I don’t mind the solitude. It’s the silence that gets to me. Once in … More For the Soul: Plan

Seven Things I Do To Stay Healthy (that have nothing to do with working out)

I’ve been thinking, this week, about the little things we all do to stay happy and feel balanced. I have a wonderful friend, Trina, who teaches classes about keeping a notebook and journaling (hers is gorgeous)–it’s something that she’s passionate about for a number of reasons, but the one that I love most is that it … More Seven Things I Do To Stay Healthy (that have nothing to do with working out)

Being Mormon.

Ha. I’ve been sitting here for more than 30 minutes, trying to figure out how to begin this entry. It’s not so much that I don’t know what to write about–it’s more that I simply have so much to say. 🙂 Let’s start here: I love being a Mormon. I think a lot of people … More Being Mormon.

Most Wonderful

“You know, Mom,” J told me yesterday as he was adding little red and green bunches of plastic grapes to our Christmas tree, “it really is the most wonderful time of the year. Just like the song says!” As I lay on the couch and basked in the warm glow of the tree’s lights, drowsily mulling … More Most Wonderful