Easter 2014: Answer Me This (Vol. 1)/ WIWS (Vol. 2)

Easter Egg Hunt

When I was growing up our Easter tradition was to go to the river (Colorado River) and spend the weekend with my extended family on my mom’s side. I have a large extended family, and my grandma’s siblings, and their kids, and their kids’ kids would all come. To give … Continue reading

Does everything happen for a reason? What about the bad things?

Newly engaged

I used to think that everything happened for a reason. I believe in God after all, so the world was not random to me. As time progressed though, there were many things that I couldn’t make sense of. How could I explain the bad things that happened? My husband lost … Continue reading

Five Favorites (Vol. 2): Our Sea World trip

The whole gang (left to right: Uncle Justin, Grandpa, Parker, Clint, Mommy, Austin, Grandma)

—The Backstory—  Some of my favorite gifts to give are ones that create opportunities for me to spend time with my loved ones. As I thought about what to get my family (referring in this case to my parents and brother) for Christmas this year, I realized that what we … Continue reading

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