Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Migration

When I started this blog, I had no vision for it, other than it would evolve. That was the point. I’ve tried to write just about camping with kids. I’ve tried to write just about my family. I’ve tried to … Continue reading

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On my own

I just hit submit on an airline ticket to New Hampshire for a conference. The event will actually kick off a week-long family vacation on the east coast, but not until I’ve flown out there and attended the conference for … Continue reading

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Need to feel complete

This past weekend I organized my kitchen cupboards, cleaned the house, took a nap, went to a concert, went to church and taught Sunday School, ran an errand to Lowes to get some supplies, painted my front porch glider black, … Continue reading

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Keeping love young

When my husband and I first started dating, it was a giant secret. He was a professional dater, and I was fresh out of a three-year, mostly-serious relationship. We were cautious and we didn’t want anyone to know. I think … Continue reading

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Memorial Day shopping guilt

I will be the first to admit that I shopped yesterday. I really should have no shame in this, but I do. Mostly because I spent way too much money at Target, but also because I shopped. On Memorial Day. … Continue reading

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Pretty nails cost a small fortune

A few months ago, I went to a local high-end salon and spa for a pedicure with a friend. She loves the place and wanted me to experience it. I’ve got to admit, it was adorable and the service was … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

We arrived in Holland for Gleek Retreat on Friday afternoon. The conference didn’t start until Saturday so my road trip crew (my mom and daughters) and I took in some shopping and food in the downtown area. Aside from being … Continue reading

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