A day to be thankful in a month full of grateful.

After a week where I actually recorded all my grateful thoughts in a journal and now have apparently lost that journal. But, does that mean I’ve lost my Grateful?! By all means, no!!! That’s why I will tell you about my sweet past week (in 7 thankfuls). Brooks laughed for the first time last Thursday [Read More…]

August lists some things

What August thinks is crazy: The Weather Mater (the tow-truck from the movie Cars) Tow-Trucks Wow, those things are crazy. Is there anything else you think is crazy? 4. No, just weather and Mater. What August most likes to do: Read books And jump on my bed And read books And jump on my bed [Read More…]

Savior of the Nations, Come

For my last post of the Advent season, I’ll leave you with this lovely Advent hymn. I hope that your Christmas is full of wonder and beauty and hope. I’ll check back in with you next week. Until then, Merry Christmas! Savior of the Nations, Come Savior of the nations come, Show yourself, the virgin’s [Read More…]

Advent Thankful

Yesterday, for my sake, my husband did something he hates: hanging pictures. Yes, after two months of bare walls in the Hoho home, he lovingly nailed paintings and pictures on our wall, while August followed behind him with a hammer. (By the way, August + hammer = bad idea.) I’m also thankful that my main [Read More…]

Why I believe in Halloween

Though I was raised evangelical, and can speak Christianese with the best of them, I doubt I’m anyone’s Evangelical Mother of the Year, especially when it comes to all the big things on the Christian No-No list. That said, I will now post about why I have celebrated Halloween my entire life, and why I [Read More…]

Late Night Smorgasbord

Dear Faithful Reader: I am a tired, pregnant woman, with a baby inside me that does not like that I’m awake (again!) past midnight. And I’m sorry to say that I feel like a failure of a blogger this week. I’m really hoping that next week I’ll get my act together and be able to [Read More…]