A Long Ride Home

Friends, I am still a bit shaken as I sit here ready to share this story with you. As I shared in my last post, we found out last Wednesday that my husband’s grandfather passed away. We spent Thanksgiving with local family, but drove up to Tulsa, Oklahoma for the funeral. It was a very […]

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With a Thankful Heart

Yesterday morning we found out that my husband’s grandfather died. My husband was on his way out the door for work, the kids were finishing their breakfast, and I was gearing up for a day of baking. Chris’ grandfather, Pawpie as we call him, was nearly 100 and was a very beloved man. We knew […]

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Finding Sustenance

My family is part of a small group from our church that we’ve been meeting with twice a month for nearly seven years now. We’re a mixed group, with and without kids, and even some with grand and great-grandchildren. Even though we all come from different walks of life we’ve become a second family to […]

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Over the Weekend: Chalk It Up 2012

This weekend marked the 9th annual Chalk It Up put on by local arts organization Art Pace. We’ve been going for a few years now, and love it every time. You can find previous posts on the event here, here, and here (I love looking back at how much the kids have changed each year […]

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This Week at the Maker Mama House

This week I’ve enjoyed napping little ones (with the knowledge that those naps won’t last much longer)… Sewing for home and elsie marley’s Kids Clothes Week Challenge… Talking to Skyler’s 4th grade class about blogging–they had SO many questions! Being one of those last-minute registering voters in line at the post office (at least I […]

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