My Banana Bread Recipe

Don't you just love banana bread? The aroma is so soft and warm and comforting. Banana bread is semi-dense and sweet and delicious. To be honest, it seems more like a loaf cake than a bread. Tastes great with warm butter spread on a slice, but is also wonderful just as it is. Pairs well … Continue reading My Banana Bread Recipe

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The Tooth Fairy’s First Visit

My daughter lost her first tooth a couple of months ago. She was so excited! A few of her Kindergarten friends had begun to lose a few teeth, which I thought was rather early. Apparently, this is when it begins to happen. (Yes, I googled it just to be sure.) She had been wiggling the … Continue reading The Tooth Fairy’s First Visit

My two-year-old son has recently started to "feed" his action figures, some toys, and his sister's dolls. It's great to see him using his imagination and acting out how he interprets real life! This is the first time that I was able to get some photos of him, and he actually created quite the pretend … Continue reading

My Mind Is Full, Not Mindful

It's hard to be mindful when your mind is full. You may have heard a lot about "mindfulness" these days. There are tons of websites, magazines, self-help books, etc, all devoted to the concept of mindfulness. There are even coloring books to help foster mindfulness! In addition to the coloring, they include mindful quotes or … Continue reading My Mind Is Full, Not Mindful

Life’s Gifts

Recently someone asked me what I wanted for Christmas, if I had a wish list. What more could I possibly wish for, want, or need? I have been blessed with two of the most wonderful children in the world! Emily is so kind-hearted and artistic and smart! She has such a positive attitude! Logan is … Continue reading Life’s Gifts