Why I Love Thursday Nights

By Posted in - General on March 19th, 2014 46 Comments


You know I believe friendship is God’s greatest evidence of himself here on earth.  You know I believe everyone needs a home team: a go-to, show-up, middle of the night, come-in-without-knocking tribe …

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All the Things

By Posted in - General on January 16th, 2014 36 Comments

I know, I know. It’s January 16th. We’re well into a brand spanking new 2014, but I’m still catching up. Nothing about the end of December and the beginning of January went according to plan–although …

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Merry Christmas!

By Posted in - General on December 24th, 2013 11 Comments

Merry Merry Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

This year was a feast: full to bursting with moments and experiences and conversations that I’ll keep in my heart …

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Present Over Perfect

By Posted in - General on December 10th, 2013 18 Comments

This is a repost, because it’s that time again. The phrase I’m keeping with me through this season: PRESENT OVER PERFECT.

Here we are, Christmastime. T-15 days until the big day, and if …

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New Liturgy Giveaway Winners

By Posted in - General on December 9th, 2013 2 Comments

First, when you have a few minutes, please read through the comments–they’re amazing! So many stories of how people have experienced God’s presence and the places that have become holy ground along the way. Wow.

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Giveaway: Our Common Mug

By Posted in - General on November 19th, 2013 577 Comments


Thank you, thank you, thank you for all your comments about my last post, and for sharing it. It’s a topic I’m so passionate about, obviously, and it’s such an honor to talk about …

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Salade Lyonnaise

By Posted in - General on October 1st, 2013 11 Comments

It’s been just about one million years since I’ve posted a recipe, hasn’t it? I’m back, and we’re going big on this one: Salade Lyonnaise. Yuuuuuuum.

This is an all-time favorite, a French classic. I’m …

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By Posted in - General on September 24th, 2013 21 Comments

Oh, dear heavens. In two days, our baby will be two years old.

A couple weeks from now, when Henry turns 7, I’ll tell you all about who he is these days, about his creativity …

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By Posted in - General on August 20th, 2013 34 Comments

August, every year, is a whirlwind. We come back from the lake, pink-nosed and plump from Sherman’s ice cream and donuts from Golden Brown Bakery. It takes us a few days to settle back …

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Deep Breath

By Posted in - General on August 12th, 2013 15 Comments

Okay, it’s ON. Back-to-school time is ON. There are forms and letters and lists and apparently a Singapore math workbook that I thought was optional and I learned yesterday is not.

You can feel it …

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