Bear Spray

Last night, I heard Landon calling me …“Mom, I’m so sorry!  I didn’t mean to!” I ran upstairs to my bedroom.My nose felt funny.  My chest tightened.What was going on?A mustard colored “paint” was running down my wall.“What is that?” I asked Landon. He had no idea what he had done … but he knew […]


I have never been very good at waiting.This time is no different. The timeline on this property has been quite long. August – September – Steve and I had the initial idea of looking for property in Evergreen Late September … We first saw the property online October 6 – Our first showing     After […]


Steve really wants a dog.It seems that he thinks the kids would enjoy having a dog. About a year ago, he put a post on Craig’s List, without telling me.He asked for a free dog. When he found 2 dogs he wanted to get … then he told me.*sigh* Peanut and Lucy came to live […]


My baby is five. Here are a few of Liberty’s favorite things. Color – red, yellow, and blueCartoon character – Minnie Mouse, Anna, Elsa, & OlafFood – pizzaDrink – milk & IzzePlace to go – Elitches, parks (Rhyolite)Weekly activities – CCFriend – Kezi, Abby, Addy, & NadyaAnimal – cats, horses, & dogsSubject – 100 Easy […]

An Early Celebration

On Tuesday, Liberty turns FIVE.Since Tuesday is not a great party day …we had our family cake party on Saturday. She wanted a Minnie Mouse cake. She got to choose all of her meals.For breakfast, she wanted Minnie pancakes.Landon was my helper extraordinaire!I mixed the batter and he cooked all the pancakes! For lunch, she […]


Defined – a sequence of actions regularly followed; a fixed program Two weeks without it … and it’s a breath of fresh air when we regain it.I love time off.I love late nights.I love sleeping in.But with four kids in the mix, I don’t appreciate it as much.They don’t know what to do with themselves.They […]


“When Moses came down from Mount Sinai, with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand as he came down from the mountain, Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with God. Whenever Moses went in before the Lord to speak with Him, he would […]

Unspeakable Joy

This year, I pray that God will fill our home with unspeakable joy … inexpressible joy! I pray that God will fill me with His joy … that I might rejoice over my kids and Steve. May the joy of the Lord fill this place! Zephaniah 3:17 “The Lord your God is in your midst, […]

A Fresh Perspective

The loss of perspective can be a killer.When I just can’t seem to see through the thick of it,when discouragement has set in,when I can’t see my way out of the vicious cycle I’ve fallen into,just then, my Father meets me.Just then, He sends fresh perspective through a dear friend. The Davidson family has been […]

Year In Review

2014 was a good year for us.It took us from India to the Caribbean to Sedona to Tanzania. January This beautiful girl turned FOUR FebruaryI turned 43. We remodeled our living room Steve laid new floors March Steve turned 44 AprilShawnie and I took a 12 day trip to India!We visited our existing partnership with […]