A self portrait and five random facts

In an effort to help all of you get to know me better I’m going to be doing some fun posts this month that allow me to share a little bit more about myself, my interests, my family, and whatever else I come up with to dish out! Sound good? Let’s go!

My Week’s Joy – 2/22-2/28

Inspired by one of my favorite blogs I thought it would be a great idea to look back each week at those things that brought me the most joy. This is far too fitting for my blog to ignore the idea so I look forward to posting these each week!

1. Watching this little lady sleep
We’ve been having trouble with her actually going to bed when she’s supposed to, staying in bed, etc., so when I actually find her asleep? Praise the Lord! Of course right after this I had to wake her up so we could go pick her big brothers up from school but I couldn’t pass up a quick snapshot of such a peaceful moment. 

Weekly Menu #2

I love menu planning and seeing other’s dinner plans! I’m weird like that 😉 As I’ve shared before, being in the kitchen is my happy place so I love finding meals that are new but I also never forget our favorites! These will link to the author’s original recipe unless it’s a family recipe and I don’t have it published yet!

You are not a failure

There is that stupid, annoying, pesky voice that loves to whisper in my ear, “You snapped at the kids again.” “You didn’t get the laundry finished.” “You aren’t playing with the kids enough.” “You are still hanging on to lots of baby weight.” “You can’t do that.” “You aren’t good enough.” and on and on. …

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My Week’s Joy – 2/15-2/21

Inspired by one of my favorite blogs I thought it would be a great idea to look back each week at those things that brought me the most joy. This is far too fitting for my blog to ignore the idea so I look forward to posting these each week!

We had a special event in our house this week! Our little lady turned three! We celebrated with breakfast out and pizza and cupcakes for dinner. I can’t believe she’s three already! I did a birthday interview with her and it was so hard not to laugh at some of her answers!

Weekly Menu #1

I love menu planning and seeing other’s dinner plans! I’m weird like that 😉 As I’ve shared before, being in the kitchen is my happy place so I love finding meals that are new but I also never forget our favorites! These will link to the author’s original recipe unless it’s a family recipe and …

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