• Lazing on a Thursday Afternoon

    Lazing Thursday Afternoon

    It's funny how when I've finally freed my schedule up a little bit, I get antsy to celebrate by doing more stuff! Not anything huge, mind you. I'm the kind of... Read more

    Posted on 24 May 2012 FAMILY
  • 34 Weeks


    I thought I owed the world an updated maternity pic that wasn't taken with a phone. This has been a busy busy time! Lesley, Lydia, and I have been working hard... Read more

    Posted on 19 May 2012 FAMILY
  • Bits from My Birthday

    Bits from Birthday

    This is my favorite picture of Israel ever. He looks so dopey.Yesterday was my 28th birthday. It was really nice. We went out for lunch (courtesy of my sweet... Read more

    Posted on 15 May 2012 FAMILY
  • Dinner in Joplin

    Dinner Joplin

    On thursday, Peter called me up to ask if we wanted to go on another impromptu family outing. After stopping in Diamond, MO for business, we took a trip to... Read more

    Posted on 11 May 2012 FAMILY
  • Babies Stink

    Babies Stink

    So we currently have two kids in diapers. We may or may not be able to convince Izzyman to successfully use the big boy potty before our June Bug comes along -... Read more

    Posted on 09 May 2012 FAMILY
  • Springfield Blogger Love Meet-Up!

    Springfield Blogger Love Meet-Up!

    A little bit ago, Lesley approached me to ask whether I'd be interested in participating in a meet-up for local Springfield Missouri bloggers - and I immediatel... Read more

    Posted on 08 May 2012 FAMILY
  • May and Thoughts on Turning 28

    Thoughts Turning

    It's finally posted: my May calendar! I had my pics taken days ago, but after putting the kids down for their naps and overturning every piece of furniture, I... Read more

    Posted on 07 May 2012 FAMILY
  • Things I'm Afraid to Tell You

    Things Afraid Tell

    I've had these thoughts written down in draft for a while, coming back to them several times wondering whether I really wanted to publish them. Read more

    Posted on 05 May 2012 FAMILY
  • About Me - Pt. 2


    Your patience has paid off: it's time for part two of my answers to your questions!Arvee and Amy asked:I think my current favorite for home decor is mustard. I... Read more

    Posted on 30 April 2012 FAMILY
  • Saturday Sponsor Highlight

    Saturday Sponsor Highlight

    It's the 28th. April is almost over. I've had so much fun getting to know my sponsors through these Saturday Sponsor Highlights! Read more

    Posted on 28 April 2012 FAMILY
  • About Me - Pt. 1


    Wow, you guys asked some good questions! Some I knew immediately how to answer, but a few I had to take a bit longer to think about. Read more

    Posted on 27 April 2012 FAMILY
  • The Man Delivers


    My husband is a keeper. Not just because he buys me really thoughtful gifts, but that's what I'm gonna focus on right now. Remember how I mentioned that he was... Read more

    Posted on 26 April 2012 FAMILY
  • Tea Time


    This week has been one doozy after another. Paschelle has taken to throwing her entire body face down on the ground, stomping and screaming, whenever she's... Read more

    Posted on 25 April 2012 FAMILY
  • Who Are You?


    You people. I love getting comments from those of you who leave them. They make my day! But looking over that Google Friend Connect widget, I know there are so... Read more

    Posted on 19 April 2012 FAMILY
  • Love Mail/Hate Mail

    Love Mail/Hate Mail

    I get an inordinate amount of hate mail every week - and it began long before blogging. Every day I dread going to my mail box. "Naomi, remember when we loaned... Read more

    Posted on 17 April 2012 FAMILY
  • A Laid-Back Day


    It's a blustery Missouri day. Yesterday I made three batches of waffles, three loaves of banana bread, and two batches of fish sticks for the kids - which... Read more

    Posted on 12 April 2012 FAMILY
  • April


    Haven't you been so patient! After the redesign and various Easter-related work, I finally got to sit down and finish my April calender on Monday. Read more

    Posted on 10 April 2012 FAMILY
  • Resurrection


    The ash has been washed away and the wine passed around. I pray you all had a blessed Easter. Christ is risen! Read more

    Posted on 09 April 2012 FAMILY
  • Good Friday

    Good Friday

    Just stopping in quickly to say I hope everyone has a blessed Good Friday. We're heading to a service tonight and are looking forward to Sunday, when people... Read more

    Posted on 06 April 2012 FAMILY
  • Feeding Littles: Jam-Packed Banana Strawberry Bread

    Feeding Littles: Jam-Packed Banana Strawberry Bread

    I had every intention of posting my April calender today, but... I haven't even made it yet. I think, after working on the blog redesign, the creative portion o... Read more

    Posted on 04 April 2012 FAMILY