Category Archives: holidays

The Gift of Grandparents

Today is Grandparents’ Day, and the boys helped me make these cards to send to all their grandparents and great grandparents. Especially since family lives far away, I try to prioritize celebrating our loved ones. It helps make the connection … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Family

Finally! My family arrived at our house for a two week visit on the morning of June 15th—Mom and Dad’s 34th wedding anniversary. We’ve been talking about their visit for months, and Silas has been learning all the names of … Continue reading

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The Merry, Merry Month of May

This month I celebrated my first Mother’s Day with two boys. Cooper is putting everything in his mouth these days, and Silas is happy to help him. Silas is in love with forts (or garages, houses or tents as he … Continue reading

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For Your Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a chance to say ‘thank you’ to my mom. To thank her for carrying me under her heart and then in her arms and now in her prayers. I love you, Mom! Mother’s Day is a chance … Continue reading

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A Rooster Egg Hunt

To a two year old, “Easter egg” sounds a lot like “rooster egg.” It makes sense. Roosters are chickens. Chickens lay eggs. I get it. But it’s still adorable when Silas says, “I playing with my rooster eggs.” This week … Continue reading

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Because Love is Something to Celebrate

Holidays are highlights throughout the year. They mark time, seasons, emotions, life,and important rememberances. They are memory-making times. Holidays motivate me to celebrate life and relish my family. Valentine’s Day is one holiday I want to make special because love … Continue reading

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An Early Valentine

Simple things are sometimes the best. I love you too, Dad.

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Easy Paper Heart Garland

Maybe you’re like me and have been thinking about Valentine’s Day ideas for weeks. I know I need to plan way in advance if I’m wanting to make the day special. Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that sneaks … Continue reading

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Happy 2013!

~from the cutest Hobbit in the Shire

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Christmas With Little Boys

Christmas morning was magical! All nine of us (Mom and Dad Moody and three brothers had flown in on Christmas Eve) gathered in the family room to read the Christmas story and sing carols before opening the gifts. This was … Continue reading

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