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Daybook: Hello Summer

Daybook: Hello Summer

Outside my window … It is sunny, and the high is supposed to be near 80. We are having a gorgeous late-spring. My children are playing with the neighbors, and it can be quite crazy. But I am grateful for every day they can run and play outside.   Thanking God for … * Another wonderful school year * Good teachers * Good Catholic/Christian schools * My running group and my fitness challenge groups that keep me on track * Success…

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Daybook :: Vacation Memories Edition

Daybook :: Vacation Memories Edition

Outside my window … It is sunny, and the high is supposed to be in the upper 50s. I’ll take it! Two weeks ago, we were in Florida, and the warm sun felt so good! It was such a nice break from the winter cold. I am looking forward to spring.   Thanking God for … * An amazing vacation with my family * The generosity of my dad, who gifted us with the trip * Disney World and the chance to feel…

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Daybook :: New Year Edition

Daybook :: New Year Edition

Outside my window … It is mid-January, and my children are home for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Didn’t they just go back to school after Christmas vacation?   Thanking God for … * A new year, a fresh start * White snow * Hot tea * Good books * Saintly heroes * Health * Faith * Family     Praying for … * My husband and all that is on his mind and in his heart * The joys and struggles…

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Daybook :: The World of Octobers + Day 12 :: 31 Days With Mary

Daybook :: The World of Octobers + Day 12 :: 31 Days With Mary

Outside my window … It is mid-October, and I wore shorts on Saturday. Today, the air has shifted, and it feels much more like October. The leaves have not been as vibrant this year, and I don’t know why. Every bright red and vivid orange tree I see makes me smile.   Thanking God for … * The month of October … my favorite * Beautiful fall weather … it seems like the fall is taking its time * Bright…

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Daybook :: Back-to-School Edition

Daybook :: Back-to-School Edition

Yeah, I know that daybooks are normally published on Mondays … But Thursday’s the day for me this week! I hope I’m not breaking too many blogging rules! Today, is August 27. My oldest daughter starts a new school (junior high!) today. Next week, four of my children begin their school year, and the day after Labor Day starts my youngest’s second year of preschool. Yes, we are wrapping up our summer and gearing up for a new school year. I…

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Daybook :: Mid-month Check-in

Daybook :: Mid-month Check-in

July is zooming by, isn’t it? When I was in Target last week, I noticed the school supplies are out already. I don’t think my kids are ready for school, but we definitely love checking out the school supplies! I just found this price comparison list, which will come in handy when we do start our supply shopping. Outside my window … Today, July 13 is going to be warm! The high might be 90! We had an awesome rain last night, which…

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Daybook :: July Already?

Daybook :: July Already?

What a whirlwind my June was! I can’t believe it’s over, and we are beginning the mid month of summer! How has your summer been so far? I will tell you a little bit about mine through this daybook …   Outside my window … Today, July 1, started off cool … I wore jeans! We have had gorgeous weather this summer, though. It hasn’t been too hot, and we’ve had a nice amount of rain.   Thanking God for…

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Daybook :: School’s Out for Summer

Daybook :: School’s Out for Summer

Outside my window … Partly sunny and warm. We have had some fabulous rain and thunderstorms. Everything is green and growing. Lots of kids are playing outside.   Thanking God for … * a more relaxed summer schedule * this moment in time: when all six children can finally attend VBS together * a fun time with my daughter at Joyful Noise — This weekend, my 12yo daughter finally got her Christmas gift! The two of us attended the sold-out Joyful…

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Daybook :: Simply Spring

Daybook :: Simply Spring

Outside my window … Spring has sprung in Minnesota! We have had a lot of rain, the grass is greening up and the flowers are blooming! Today is cool, though … Thanking God for … * His message and His messengers * opportunities for growth and a reclaiming of my life * a supportive and patient husband Thinking about … The Lord recently spoke to me through this Scripture passage during a talk by Sarah Christmyer. It was like I…

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Daybook :: Doesn’t Feel Like Spring {Plus Giveaway Reminder!}

Daybook :: Doesn’t Feel Like Spring {Plus Giveaway Reminder!}

Outside my window … Quite a difference from two weeks ago, when I wrote my last daybook post! It is cold and cloudy, and it doesn’t feel like spring. My children are disappointed in this weather, because this week is spring break for them. Thanking God for … * A sure sign of God’s love for me … even when I started the day on the completely wrong foot. Yes, that is a whipped-cream heart in my coffee that I…

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