Month: November 2013

yellow berry tree 2

Why Change is a Good Thing

While I was out driving this morning I saw something, a tree, that literally took my breath away.  It was a small tree lining the edge of a somewhat busy road– not the type of tree, or in the space, you would expect for a “wow” kind of moment.  The sky was clear blue and…

This bur oak, called "The Big Tree" by Missouri locals, has been around for centuries. When a drought hit the state last year, the community came together to offer help and water for the iconic tree.

Five Minute Friday: Tree

Tree On mornings when I’ve awoken at least a few minutes before the little ones, I quietly tip toe downstairs, find a warm blanket and curl up into an old corduroy chair in our living room. I spend the few minutes I have saying a prayer or reading a verse from a devotional or my…

baby looking up

The Blessed Mess

I look around and see things scattered everywhere. School papers. Dishes. Shoes. Construction paper. Crayons. Clean diapers. Dirty diapers balled up and still sitting on the floor. Towels. Socks. Candy wrappers. Hair bands. Butterfly wings. Recipes ripped from magazines. Bottles. Scraps of toast from breakfast. Mildewing pumpkins. Incomplete baby books. Unstarted baby book. Water glasses.…

Grace- A Five Minute Friday Post

Grace- A Five Minute Friday Post

Grace…Our third daughter’s middle name is Grace. Aubrey Grace Littlewood. We did not give her that middle name simply because we thought it was pretty. Although I do think it is an incredibly sweet name. It actually started as a joke between Scott and I….before we even knew she was a girl. “If we’re going to have…