Joy Unspeakable

Last Wednesday our pastor had us read a chapter from a book on Samuel Pearce. I read through the chapter, nearly highlighted the entire thing, and then immediately had Mark order the book on Amazon for me.   For two days I…

Waves Of Grace | A Poem

On January 13, 2015, one week after we lost our sweet baby Emerson, I sat down in my favorite chair to write. I have never really written a poem by myself, except once when I was 6 years old, but I decided…

Eye Heart Glasses

As a writer, my day-to-day consists of looking for and finding new things that inspire fresh creativity. A passion for words and stories seems to course through my veins. Curiosity hunts through books, papers, and blogs, wearing an ever watchful eye….

Emerson’s Story

Hoping for a miracle, I opened the car door. As it creaked, I stepped out. The wind ran through my hair, and I reached for my bag. Swinging it over my shoulder, I breathed in winter’s breeze and then exchanged a nervous glance with my mom….

Winter Days with FabKids

Winter wraps her arms around us as if she too is trying to stay warm. Our little house perched on a hill welcomes us to stay inside. A fire crackles. Tongues of fire lick the air. Billowing out of the…

Kicking Off The New Year

I love new beginnings and fresh starts! New Year’s day is exciting, and I love all the lists, plans and new ideas. But I’ve seen the clock strike midnight enough times to know that sometimes it is easy to drop…

Strawberry Chia Smoothie

Happy New Year!!! I’m so excited to be sharing this recipe with you today my dear friends.  It’s a simple and healthy smoothie that we make every time we want to reboot our digestive system and kick-start a healthy eating…

Eleanor’s First Birthday // Frozen Party

Eleanor is ONE!!! To celebrate we invited our friends and family over. We ate pizza, opened presents, and built snowman out of marshmallows. We went with a Frozen theme and had a lot of fun with it! Eleanor seemed to…

Baker Family Christmas 2014

A few weeks ago the kids helped Mark and I put up the Christmas tree. Christmas music filled the house as we hung the stockings over the fireplace. A wreath with a red bow hung on our front door, and…

Fantasy of Trees

Merry Christmas Eve! One of the ways my family loves to celebrate Christmas is to go to Fantasy of Trees. A few weeks ago we bundled up and enjoyed our third year of attending! Last year I was BIG pregnant…

Life Lately According To My iPhone

This week has been full. Eleanor turned one on Friday! I blinked and a whole year went by. On Friday night I had the privilege of attending a special Christmas event with Ann Voskamp. I went with my cousin, aunt,…

Being a summer camp leader is much more difficult than it initially appears. Many people have fond memories of going to summer camp during their childhoods. As a result, they may end up projecting those memories and emotions onto the…

My Mom’s Lasagna

This time of year is incredibly busy for our family and between planning a family vacation, working full time and attending family gatherings, our schedules are booked leaving little to no time for cooking. I try to anticipate this busy…

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