Posted in April 2012

7 Quick Takes Friday vol. 1

— 1 — So yesterday I watched a movie about three guys who decided to run across the entirety of the Sahara desert, aptly titled Running the Sahara. I am a documentary nerd and will, obviously, watch a documentary about just about anything. Before I started watching I thought “why the (expletive) would you want … Continue reading

Mary’s House in Ephesus

The other day I happened to be watching¬†EWTN Bookmark, and Erin von Euffel and Lorraine Fusaro were on the program talking about a book that they requested Rev. Carl G. Schulte to write, The Life of Sr. Marie de Mandat-Grancey & Mary’s House in Ephesus. I was interested in this book, because I have been … Continue reading

Easy dinner recipe- Stuffed Peppers

So here’s a “recipe” that my mom has been making forever, and it’s super easy and delicious. Since it’s never really been written into a recipe (no measurements- just mix some of this and that) this is my attempt but you might have to tweak it a little depending upon how much you’re serving. Usually … Continue reading

The Great Hairbow Debate

I have a a little girl, and I put hairbows in her hair. And I dress her in girly clothes of varying shades of pink. Her room and most of her belongings are decidedly girly, and I pretty much see nothing wrong with this. Society today is obsessed with gender. Remember the firestorm when Jenna … Continue reading

Mommy’s a Frump

Oh the post-baby frump. I battle with it every day. Most days I’m exhausted and the last thing I feel like doing is putting on a cute outfit while I’m getting thrown up on and doing housework. However, I realize that when I do get dressed up it’s a real mental pick-me-up. I can imagine … Continue reading

Moving with Baby

Hi there, In January my husband and I moved cross-country with our dog and our baby. It was incredibly stressful, but we survived. A friend of mine is doing the same (sans dog) in June and asked me for advice, so I figured this might be a good topic for a post! This advice is … Continue reading

First post

So, this is my first post and I must admit it’s daunting. First of all, I don’t really have a “focus” for this blog. It’s basically going to be about my life, including mostly the adjustment into mommy-hood and life away from family in a new state. I am unsure about how much personal detail … Continue reading