I’m Back and I Got You a Giftcard

I’m so glad you’re here! You may want to subscribe to my RSS feed to keep up with the latest posts. Thank you so much for visiting!There are many different configurations of words I could put together to start this post in the new year. Like why I haven’t blogged in forever or how busy […]

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Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas from our family to yours. 

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All The Things


Confession: I have been terrible about blogging lately. Not that this comes as a surprise to those of you that are sweet enough to read this little blog of mine. But don’t worry, I have been busy other places. On Richmondmom.com I have an article about a humbling experience I had that reminds us all […]

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Thanksgiving Scrabble

scrabble bag

When I was growing up, my Mom had a Thanksgiving tradition of a game involving Scrabble letters. We would pass the velvet bag around the table and draw out one or two letters. Then you had to go around and say something you were thankful for that started with that letter. Literary concepts and thankfulness? […]

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Living With Boys

Disclaimer: I have not been home a lot lately. I am swamped with nightly rehearsals for a Christmas show I’m in. (Remember it from last year?) So this means the boys are in charge. My house is not normally this out of control. I walked into my son’s bathroom the other night to get his […]

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About Being Honest

The thing about being honest and vulnerable is, you don’t know where it will take you. It took a lot of courage and time for me to summon up the strength to write about what happened on my 30th birthday. After I told the story, even the hard parts, I felt a sense of relief. […]

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Welcome to 30

My surprise girl's night on my 30th birthday. I am in the blue dress, black belt, and newly acquired black hair and red lipstick .

I stopped writing. I do that. Stop doing things I love when I find myself at my most lost. I stopped singing when my Dad died. I stopped a whole lot of things after the birth of my son as I went through postpartum depression and processed my difficult birth experience. Some of that related […]

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Do You Live in the North or South?

I am turning 30 tomorrow. Thirty. Tomorrow. While I silently freak out, please head over to Richmondmom.com where I’ve got an article up I must hear your thoughts on. How do you distinguish the North from the South? Does it depend on where you live? Where you grew up? I grew up in Georgia and […]

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Potato IceCream

A recipe for potato ice cream as concocted and relayed to me by my four year old: Him: “You need cheese, and onion and garlic. And probably a little sugar but not too much sugar. And then you mix it up. And then you have to cook it for eighty-one-hundred days!” Me: “Wow, buddy, that’s […]

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Our Fire Alarm Is Overworked


It’s been quite a week, friends. While I wish I had something of more substance to write, I realize that I’ve unintentionally neglected my blog for another week (again.) It tends to happen that my writing sits on the back burner when real life starts to happen. (Do you do this, too?) I’m so honored […]

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