How To Take Good Pictures, Too

Like I really know. I’m pretending. But, I did take these shots. 1. Buy a good camera to use 2. Use it as often as possible 3. Always have it handy for use. 4. Try to enjoy taking many pictures 5. Enjoy life! Enjoy taking life’s pictures!! 6. Zoom in on the subject, NOW!  …

Life at HOME!

Life at home is truly a blessing. I am so lucky that my husband is a good provider for our family, and I get to stay home with the kids. We have so much fun!! Today we had to take Chris to a pick up point so he could get a ride to work, and…

When I grow up, I want to be…

*A Superstar!* No, just kidding. That’s just what my daughter says when she puts on her pink sunglasses. She says, “I’m a superstar!!” Originally pinned by Ms Apple onto all in my mind. When I went to The Women of Faith Conference, I discovered what I want to be when I grow up. I want to be a Women…

A Kindred Spirit

I saw Sheila Walsh speak on Saturday, and I keened. Jaime had to put her arm around me, and hold me until I stopped crying. I did, eventually, stop crying. First of all she was very funny. She talked about her husband and the gifts he gives her. She talked about this really frumpy robe…

Daughters of the King

“We are daughters of the King who live like scavengers, who live as though our resources are limited when, in fact, His resources for us are unlimited.” – Mary Graham This is, of course, Mary Graham, speaking at the Women of Faith conference, in Charlotte, NC, on Saturday! I was there! Believe it. And these…

Miracle of Miracles

“I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works. ” Psalm 9:1 I got to go to this conference! Yes I did. And, it was such a blessing to my soul. My friend, Jaime, got tickets from her boss, and four of us got to go….

The PACE Has Suddenly Tripled Around Here

I’m moving so fast my feet can’t keep up. I don’t think they remain below me. And it is very sudden. I must say that I wonder, where are My FEET? PLEASE!!! 1…2…3! This little girl, Claire is the apple of her Daddy’s eye. She is the cuteness of cuteness; keeping us jumping as she…

Drama Queen

My girl is a Drama Queen! And, she gets it very honestly. I love her for it. For who she is, and who she is going to become. I’m not quite sure how each step will evolve, but I love her for her little freshly blooming personality: Her name is Lizzy-Jane Porter: I tell you…

Counting My Blessings…numbering them one by one

I have so many things to be thankful for. Sometimes it is easy to forget that. I get bogged down in depression or exhaustion or just the daily feedings of two small children…You know! But, I was reminded while reading Mama Marchand’s blog the other day that I really need to count my blessings. So, I decided…

You wouldn’t believe it if I told you!

But, YEP, I’m from THERE. That place no one ever wants to talk about… I am from the sheets of an old comfortable bed, from Sears Robuck. And I am from the place were stinky poo poo smells run rampant. I am from the Tulip, and the bamboo, that grows strong in our marriage. I…

4 a Song

Have you ever been to ETSY? I hope so!! If not, check it out now! My friend, Elizabeth Peck, is an AMAZING artist. She took that picture of my daughter Claire. We did a photo shoot for her Mom’s Shop, 4 a Song. Go on. Take a peek. You know you want too. There are a few pictures…

These are moments, only moments…

But, yet they can seem like so much more!! This is my 100th post! I had hoped to do something special to commemorate the occasion. But, I was trying to work out those details about two months ago! Time has passed. Time chock full of moments. I’m sure you can see I have not been…