S’mores

It's that time of year again: summer time! Time for barbecues, hammocks, lots of wonderful fresh fruit, traveling, ice cream, and lounging by the pool. Many people go camping during the summer or find other ways to explore the great outdoors. It seems to be an American tradition. With that being said, summer and camping … Continue reading S’mores

Reading

I think we can all agree that there's nothing quite like the laughter of children. The joyous sound brings so much genuine warmth, and lightens one's heart. The laughter might also be contagious, and suddenly you find yourself giggling right along with them. It's a wonderful phenomenon! There's also nothing quite like hearing your child … Continue reading Reading

Hummingbird

It's interesting, and oftentimes curious, just how significant something small and unassuming can become in our every day life merely by its unexpected presence. The same can be said about something such as a splinter, but this post is about something much more beautiful, elegant, and delightful: a hummingbird. Symbolism doesn't play a huge part … Continue reading Hummingbird

Flashback Friday: Motherhood, 2011

Today's Flashback Friday is dear to my heart. It's one of the original reasons for this whole blog. I became a mom in 2011 with the birth of my daughter. It's been the best, most challenging, loving, tiring, uncertain, and amazing adventure I'll ever have. I'm forever grateful to God for blessing me with motherhood. … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Motherhood, 2011

Flashback Friday: College Graduation, 2004

This Flashback Friday features one of my best achievements as an adult: college graduation. The light blue tassel represents the Education department. I changed my major 3 or 4 times, so it took me a few more years than my friends to finally graduate. I went from a university, to a city college, then back … Continue reading Flashback Friday: College Graduation, 2004

Flashback Friday: The Oregon Trail Game, 1989-1990

Today's Flashback Friday is going way back! Back to 1989/90, when I was in the 5th grade and playing the 1985 version of the Oregon Trail game. I had just transferred from a Catholic school to a public school, and there were so many new experiences for me that school year. One of them was … Continue reading Flashback Friday: The Oregon Trail Game, 1989-1990