will dance for rolls

Our family won’t be spending much money on gifts for each other this year. Instead, we are trying to be purposeful about spending time together. So this weekend, my parents and my sister’s family came to spend the weekend with us. One thing we wanted to do...

an unexpected sister party

When one of my favorite writers (Amber from The Run A Muck) announced she would be hosting A Sister Party at her place, I thought it was a fantastic idea. Basically, she encouraged us bloggy girls to host a get together in our homes for our real-life girls, our...

more and microphones

I was in Charlotte this weekend for the More conference I told you about last week. Or maybe it was two weeks ago. I can’t keep track, what with all these kids of mine going off to kindergarten. My sister and I did one of the breakout sessions where we talked...

nest much?

Thank you all for being so encouraging about this new adventure I’m on these days. I knew you would be, but there is always a bit of fear in the risk. I appreciate your support and I look forward to giving you more details in the days and weeks to come! For now,...

and they’re always glad you came

My sister and I used to live half a block away from each other. Next month, it will be two years since they moved away. This time of year I get kind of nostalgic about it. Not to mention the fact that the Lost finale was last night so that just solidifies the season...

it all started with the barbies

School was out for the summer and we had a hundred years of warm ahead of us to play and be and pretend. As the little sister, I typically followed her lead in things. But on those bright, Indiana summer mornings, she and I had completely different ideas of what it...