Unwrapping the Greatest Gift

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I'm terrible at doing Supermom-type things like creating traditions. Maybe I enjoy variety way too much, but there just aren't a whole lot of Christmas things that we make sure to do year after year after year. Our primary points of consistency are a … [Continue reading]

That Appetizer Heather Made For Thanksgiving

I met my friend Heather about seven-ish years ago when her husband was Alex's very first soccer coach. The kids on that team were so small that most of them just found a spot on the field and pointed at airplanes, and if they happened to kick the … [Continue reading]

And Now It’s December

Oh, where to begin? I feel like so much has happened. That is mainly because I have watched a whole bunch of TV, not because of a breakneck series of events in real life. Anyhoodle. Last Monday I met two of my favorite Auburn sophomores … [Continue reading]

For Your Snack Cracker Consideration


So I don't know about you, but whenever I'm on the verge of another holiday season, my thoughts inevitably turn to three things: giving thanks, celebrating the birth of Jesus, and finding the very best snack cracker options. You weren't really … [Continue reading]

Hard Headed

After he told me my ankle was broken, one of the first questions the doctor asked me was, "So. Are you going to be able to stay off your feet and keep your leg propped up and do all the good things that will help you to heal faster?" And I said, … [Continue reading]