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Inspired Living

Lately, my life has been more reactive than proactive. More surviving than thriving. More of an in-a-rut than in-a-rhythm kind of living. I’m over it. I don’t want to feel stuck anymore and while my circumstances haven’t changed, I need to change. I need to live life inspired. I get stuck when I am not excited about what I am […]

A Big Hero 6 Party

Posted by on March 24, 2015 in Creative with the Kids, Parties, Tall | Comments Off on A Big Hero 6 Party

Our sweet Gibson was turning 6 (hard to believe!), so a Big Hero 6 party seemed like the obvious choice. As luck would have it, the movie was released on DVD the week of his party. And so the  planning began. Gibson has as many “girl”friends as boys, which simply meant that this had the potential to be a large […]

O Come Let Us Adore Him~ Our Advent Traditions

Posted by on December 08, 2014 in Celebrate More, Creative with the Kids | Comments Off on O Come Let Us Adore Him~ Our Advent Traditions

For over a decade now, we have maintained the same Advent tradition. If you know our family at all, you know how huge this is. While I love traditions, my husband and I are both spontaneous, reactive types and so we don’t always keep up with traditions. But this one? It’s our favorite. The reason it is our favorite is […]

Try Something New Thursdays~ Art Journaling

A friend asked me when I started art journaling, specifically writing out Bible verses in a creative way. I told her about how I had started doing this with Gibson in our devotion time- we read a story and then draw a picture/art journal our response. I have been adding verses to the pictures. I kind of love the creativity […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside (so what should we do?)!!

Growing up in the Northeast and now living in Rochester, NY means that I have seen my fair share of snow days. But what is one to do when school is cancelled because it is too cold?!! We had the opportunity to find out today. We started the day making cinnamon sugar tortilla snowflakes. This was our first time doing […]