I'm a new mother, Navy wife, big sister, counselor, lover of simple things like farmer's markets and barefeet, loyal-friend-forever kinda girl on the search for LIFE - won't you join me?

May They Love the Redbuds, Too.

We claimed it as ours six years ago in a spring like this one....more

A Bluebonnet Easter Egg Hunt

A friend from Bible study, MOPS, and MDO hosted a bountiful Easter Egg Hunt at the South Texas Botanical Gardens today....more

She’s Just Like her Sisters, but Herself.

Our Blythie-Girl is a special one....more

Blythe’s Birth Story

Well, when I announced her birth last June and wrote, birth story to follow soon, I had no idea soon would take me almost 10 months....more

20 Reasons I’m Thankful for my 20s

I turn 30 today....more

Happy Irish Day

I love being Irish, love that my girls get to claim that heritage, and love celebrating March 17. But, today I completely forgot it was St. Patrick’s Day until it was almost over....more

Quick Frousin Visit

Blythe and I flew to visit Kaitlin and her family for a long weekend last Thursday. Seeing Kaitlin and Maeve waiting at the airport felt like a full circle moment as I visited over a similar weekend last March while pregnant with Blythe and Kaitlin’s now 22 weeks pregnant with her little boy. We spent most of our Friday and Saturday at the Fort Worth JBF sale buying clothes for my Meggie in 6T and baby Niall, due July 12th ....more

Grammy and Papa Visit 2014

We just spent one of the loveliest weeks with Kyle’s mom and dad, Grammy and Papa, visiting....more

Fancy Lady

This is an experiment really. My parents lovingly gave us an IPad for Christmas. (I think they just wanted to skype with the grandgirls, but…) I’m hoping being up to date on technology will make blogging easier ....more

What We’re Up Against

Blythie-Girl celebrated her eighth month-iversary (2.7.14) at the doctor’s office....more