December 2010 Archives


Christmas, but different.

Spoiler alert: If you are part of O My Extended Family, you may want to avert your eyes from this post, it contains details and teasers of your Christmas gifts. You have been warned. This year, our Christmas “present” budget was less than $100 for roughly 18 family members – parents, siblings, and siblings’ significant… Read more »


it’s a…

BABY BROTHER!! We are OVER-JOYED! God is so good! (More (and better) ultrasound images and the story of how we revealed the gender to our family are coming. forthwith.)


amidst it all, things for which to be thankful

My In-Laws’ willingness to help us with their time, energy, and snow blower A hospital less than 3 miles away A toddler who has been sleeping in lately (::knocks on wood::) My education Our Christmas tree and the joyful decorations around the house That our Christmas tree is still in one piece (re: toddler) My… Read more »