Author Archives: Elisabeth Moody

The Moisturizer

There’s a new superhero in town, so watch out, big brothers. Little Brynn Kathryn is making her move! Superhero: The Moisturizer Secret Identity: Brynn K. Moody Super Power: making things moist (look at that chin!) Age: 4 months Favorite Hobbies: drooling, … Continue reading

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Revolutionizing Grocery Shopping

Moms! MOMS! You’ve got to try this. It will change the way you grocery shop and thereby change your life! Two words: Walmart Grocery. I always do the majority of my grocery shopping at Walmart. I know where everything is … Continue reading

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Hitting Some Phoenix Highlights

On Labor Day weekend Stephen was on-call for work, so we weren’t able to leave the Valley. That meant, we needed to find something indoors to do. We decided to visit the Arizona Science Center. The exhibits were meant for kids … Continue reading

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Learning to Read

Sometime this summer, it clicked with Silas that letters have sounds and that those sounds make up words. He’s known the sounds of a few letters for a while, but now he’s trying to teach himself how to read by … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground

Six years ago Stephen and I moved out to Arizona to serve alongside Ryan and Jennifer Horkavy at Crossroad Baptist Church. Today marked an exciting milestone as we broke ground on our new church property! Last November CBC purchased five acres … Continue reading

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She’s 3 months old! We can’t get over how mellow our little sweet pea is. She smiles, giggles, and coos, but mostly she quietly observes and patiently endures lots of hugs and kisses. Brynn is reaching out, touching, and even grasping … Continue reading

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Summer Season

As I consider this blog and how I write about our summers, I’m surprised that my tendency is to recap our summer activities in one post. It’s surprising since our lives aren’t bound by a school calendar. Perhaps because everyone around … Continue reading

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Christopher Creek

It was a surprise—our family day trip. Stephen told us on Saturday that he had taken off work on Monday so we could travel north to escape the heat for the day. I love surprises! Exploring is one of our … Continue reading

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Our little girl turned two months old yesterday. Brynn has the sweetest (and quietest) personality. She has been giving lots of smiles and loves to stick her tongue out when she’s especially excited. Simple things like ceiling fans, the family room … Continue reading

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Life on the Surface of the Sun

In case you hadn’t heard, this Arizona summer heat is a killer—literally. It’s very possible for babies to get 2nd degree burns from touching their car seat buckles when climbing into a hot car. Thankfully, that’s never happened to one … Continue reading

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