{SQT} Book Deets, Newsletter Fanatic, And Another Use For All That Cardboard In The Basement


Seven Quick Takes

I know I said I’d save updates for my newsletter, but I figured these were important for everyone. Please read with the appropriate level of enthusiasm. 1. My book, tentatively titled ‘Finding Joy in Difficult Circumstances: Equipping Parents of Children with Special Needs’, is being published by Our Sunday Visitor! They accepted my proposal, contracts […]

10/19/2018

{SQT} The Grace of Enough


Books, Seven Quick Takes

How about a book review in Seven Quick Takes? (Oh yeah, you know there’s an affiliate link!)   Haley from Carrots for Michaelmas is one of my online besties. When I learned she was writing a book about her family’s experiences downsizing and simplifying I was all: via GIPHY While my family’s experiences are different, […]

10/05/2018

{SQT} Big Birthdays for Us Both


Seven Quick Takes

I turned 40 this past week! And Addie turned 16 : SIXTEEN!!! Time for introspection!! (Like I need an excuse to get nostalgic and ramble.) Thirty years ago I turned 10 and lived next door to my grandparents with my mom, dad and younger sister. I was in fifth grade and I enjoyed dance lessons, […]

09/28/2018

{SQT} The Comforts of Home


Seven Quick Takes, SMA Posts

We’re home! This week’s Takes are coming to you from the comfort of my favorite couch. 1. Fulton had some lingering GI issues, but we were discharged on Monday, GI issues being something we’re used to dealing with at home anyway. The strong pain medicines came with us, but everyday Fulton has needed a little […]

09/21/2018

{SQT} Enjoy a Spend Free Weekend


Humor, Seven Quick Takes

In an effort to stay on top of trends, I’m writing my version of a post I’ve seen all over Pinterest. The ‘Spend-Free’ weekend (or week, or month, or sometimes longer if you have a fully stocked pantry of beans). I’m not really to sure why someone would want to voluntarily undertake a spend-free amount […]

07/27/2018