Sunday when we drove to Liturgy I was wary of the soft and saturated ground to park on. I let the kids out and then parked in a place that looked firm. As soon as the last wheel left the pavement I felt it spin. Drat. And I wasn't the only one stuck. After coffee … Continue reading Sunday snapshots
Yesterday I reached a milestone: I reached my (first) target weight. Last January 1st I began a low carbohydrate diet and stuck to it, not without wailing and gnashing of teeth. In fact, it turns out that my metabolism is the lowest of the low (I knew it was bad but I hadn't realized it … Continue reading Milestone
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Six years ago I was in labor with our baby Andrew. He had died 12 days before and we induced labor in the hospital so I wouldn't risk miscarrying on Christmas Eve or something. It was our second miscarriage in 8 months. I was losing hope that Pickles would have a baby brother or sister. … Continue reading Six years ago
Thursday afternoon we saw that we actually had a chance of snow that night. We didn't even tell the children until it started looking like it might really happen. They were incredibly excited even though we told them it wasn't supposed to stick (being above freezing). We were all just looking forward to seeing a … Continue reading Snow and Fun
Yesterday morning we woke up to this, an extreme rarity in south coastal Texas! (These are the "pretty" pictures; fun pictures with the kids in the next post.)
I knit these the same way I do the full-size ones, only using crochet thread and size 5-0 steel needles. They look so cute hanging from the mantle! You can purchase them at Cozy House Curios!
O who loves Nicholas the saintly, O who serves Nicholas the saintly, Him will Nicholas receive, And give help in time of need: Holy Father Nicholas! Yesterday it seemed I was running around like a chicken with its head cut off. There were so many errands, I made prosphora for Liturgy this morning, wrangled small … Continue reading St. Nicholas Day
Now in the shop! Two sets of mitten and stocking ornaments (here and here).