Life Archive

May Scripture-A-Week

I know I say it every year, but this year is just flying by. I don’t know why I’m every surprised. How are you doing on your scriptures? Whether you’re memorizing them, just keeping them nearby for encouragement throughout the week, or using them for bible journaling, it is great to have some scriptures that …

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Spring Bucket List 2018

Who’s excited that Spring is here? I know many places around the country are still knee deep in snow. I am praying that in a couple weeks when Rob and I fly up to Boston that the snow stops because we have to end up in Washington, DC for Rob’s work conference. So here’s the …

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April Scripture-A-Week

How are you enjoying Spring? Has it started raining a lot where you are? We haven’t had a ton of rain, but I know North Alabama has had an abundance of rain. With April I expect to see lots more overcast, gloomy day and lots of rain puddles. I love this quote about from Dolly …

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Currently | March 2018

It’s time for another currently post with Anne and Sarah. /planning/ We leave for our annual Spring Training trip this Friday. So I am planning on enjoying some Florida sun and hopefully be able to relax some. /seeing/ With the super warm weather that’s popped up in February, we’re /seeing/ lots of flowers blooming already. …

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March Scripture-A-Week

How’s is going so far for February’s Scripture-A-Week? If you’re not familiar with how Scripture-A-Week works check out my post

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Currently | February 2018

/currently/ hanging with my nieces and nephews while my sis-in-law and brother-in-law go to an appointment. It’s funny when the 4 yo tells me something and then says, “but don’t ask Mommy!” /finishing/ editing pictures from the Youth Winter Retreat from this past weekend. /subscribing/ to lots of Youtubers. Here’s a few of my favs …

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December Little Things

December is always a busy month full of Christmas parties, concerts, and traveling. Now that January is almost over let’s take a look back the little things from last month. Alex had his winter concert. Look at him! AU Cappella had their fall concert in December this year, so they featured some Christmas music. We …

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Happy 20th Birthday, Drew!

Dear Drew, As I reminisce back to your first days, I remember getting up with you at all hours of the night. I would often turn the radio on as I rocked and fed you. I’ll never forget the song Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden was popular back then and I would sing that …

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Snow Days 2018

We got word around 10am on Tuesday that there would be no school for Alex the next day. Rob, Drew, and I didn’t hear about our work and school until right after I left work that evening about 4:45pm. We figured it was coming, just a matter of getting the alert. Wednesday morning we woke …

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February Scripture-a-Week

How are you coming along so far with your Scripture-A-Week? So far I am doing great. I have found myself thinking about it quite a few times throughout the day. When I’m starting to feel stressed or sad for one reason or another I refer back to scripture sheet for encouragement. I love having these …

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Christmas Day 2017

Now that we’re getting back to normal life, I’ve finally had time to sit and go through these pics. It helps that I didn’t take that many pics. Christmas this year was one of the best we’ve had in a long time. There were lots of surprises. I got the Instax Printer. The boys got …

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Currently | January 2018

Happy New Year y’all! I’m trying a couple different link ups in the new year. One of my favorite blogs is In Residence by Anne. She does a link up called Currently. I used to write a post similar to this and decided it would be a good one to try again. Starting a new …

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January Scripture-a-Week

With the upcoming year just around the corner, I’ve been thinking about my goals, plans, and dare I say, resolutions for the new year. One of the things I want to do is memorize bible verses. I’ve always loved the idea that I’ve seen shared on Pinterest with a daily scripture, but in order for …

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Why Rolling Toomer’s Corner is Special

​As an Auburn alumnus, employee, and now parent, this is a beautiful sight. Most people look at this with disgust seeing a mess or even vandalism. Because I love Auburn, this is a beautiful sight. I don’t see defacing of property. I see victory. I don’t see violence or harm. I see celebration as Auburn …

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October To Do List

September To Do List Recap 1. Get to the gym at least twice a week. – did not happen 🙁 Hopefully will happen this month! 2. Start writing in my new journal. – I did do this. I also accomplished a goal I had awhile back and that was starting a bible study of some …

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Mell Classroom Building at RBD Library

Dynamics at work have changed a bit, because the addition that has been under construction since December 2015 is now finished and open. This $35 million addition adds 26 state of the art classrooms, 2 large lecture halls, study rooms, and open study spaces that span 69,000 square feet in 3 stories. This mecca is …

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September To Do List

August To Do Recap Well, since I didn’t set any specific goals for August and I just wanted to ‘survive’ I can say that obviously I did survive! Rob and I got to the gym a few times, but since the gym we go to is on campus their hours cater towards students. Since there …

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Best of Summer 2017

I can’t believe tomorrow is SEPTEMBER!! Can you? Summer always flies by, so I’m not sure why I’m always surprised. In this best of summer post, I’m sharing the highlights of the last 3 months. As I gathered up pictures, I realized this summer has been so busy. We’ve covered a lot of ground among …

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August To Do List

July To Do Recap –Get more comfortable with my Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 8 Instant Camera. – I didn’t do as much as I would have liked. One day after work, I pulled it out and walked around outside and in the house trying different things. Honestly, I’m super frustrated with it. –Start exercising 3 times …

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Penpal Survey for Adults

Since I recently started penpalling (is that a word?), I had been on the lookout for a fun survey to send out. I couldn’t really find one that didn’t have silly stuff that kids would ask, so I decided to make an Adult Penpal Survey. I’ve enjoyed including this in my 1st or 2nd correspondence. …

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