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JQ’s Mission Anniversary

JQ left on April 10, 2013. He came home April 10, 2015. Yes, that is exactly 24 months. Funny thing, that is how JQ is—exact. No sharing straws, cups, or spoons. His bed is always made, pristine and wrinkle-free. When he was leaving on his mission, I came to his bedroom to help him pack his…

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Birthday Photos for JQ, Babups, & Presto

It’s time to get these photos up to show our Birthdays for January, February, and March. These birthdays are all squished into 5 weeks so it feels like all we do is open birthday gifts and eat birthday cake…or pie…or cupcakes. Happy Birthday you three! JQ is officially an adult!   Presto is our Star…

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Spur of the Moment Trip

EB and I did it! We got out of dodge on the spur of the moment (something very rare for us), and surprised the kiddos. This has been a long winter for us all and we wanted a break. The sunshine was therapeutic and the togetherness was nourishing. (And my kids laughed tears hearing me scream on the rides.)…

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Trust in the Lord

“God will take you as you are at this very moment and begin to work with you. All you need is a willing heart, a desire to believe, and trust in the Lord.” Dieter F. Uchtdorf  My three little sons are now men. When they were young, I pleaded with God that He would work miracles and…