What I’m Into – 31days recommendations, Fall Squealing, and Books | October 2015

Fall! Spring is my favorite but fall is a close second. Fall is shorter in Idaho. Tends to go from hot, to a milf monthlong fall, to snow without much lingering. The cold, light wind and the crackling leaves always revive my humor. Not to mention the promise of pumpkin pie. Oh, and Fall running … Continue reading What I’m Into – 31days recommendations, Fall Squealing, and Books | October 2015

Reviving :: soul calm {16/31 and FMF}

The immediacy of everything inside can be exhausting. Even the need to rest or get to our reading books for pleasure are hard calls to quiet for moments of calm. Everything calls out need. The laundry piles up. The floors are filled with mess faster than the kids move on to the next thing. It's … Continue reading Reviving :: soul calm {16/31 and FMF}

Autumn Slow :: Soul Calm {3/31}

''Instead of forgetting or running from my own smallness, what if I chose instead to look it in the face, to settles down into the place where I am, to notice what is happening around me on my ordinary days? What if these small moments are the very portal into experiencing the kingdom of God?" … Continue reading Autumn Slow :: Soul Calm {3/31}


17. Reached 100,000 views here. 18. Fall scented candle from my Oma. 19. Munchkins growing big and strong. 20. Pumpkin spice creamer. Ahem. 21. Midweek visits from family! 22. Raking and bagging leaves with helpers who are big enough to help me! 23. Alyssum blooming away still. 24. Winter Sunsets visible from our yard. 25. … Continue reading Sunday’s

Fall Leaves!

First leaf pile of the season. He assesses the pile. He assesses the audience. Wait for it. Wait for it. And freak out! :) Love this boy. :) ------ I'm so excited to get outside with ranger as these new seasons come around. First leaves, first snow, a second set of first holidays. It's all … Continue reading Fall Leaves!

Five Minute Friday – Welcome

I love the brisk winds, the fluttering leaves, and the cooler temperatures of fall. I love the smell of the dust burning off the heater as it pours forth warmth for the first time of the season. I love the need for layers. I love cuddling up in blankets with a hot cup of tea. … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Welcome

Day 4: Listen.

(This is a part of 31 days to Focus and Refresh a blog series my mom, sister and I are hosting as we spend 31 minutes a day improving our hearts, homes, and habits in the month of October.We would love your company!) Welcome to the land of I-was-sick-today and I didn't do anything of … Continue reading Day 4: Listen.