Quarantine has been a big birthday stretch for us – three in two months! We’re postponing the party until next weekend because we wanted it to double as a “praise the Lord school is over” shindig, too. And, we should be in Phase II here in Texas, which means a bit more social interaction. Y’all…

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Last September, Gianna started talking about how much she loved donuts. I said, “Maybe we could do a donut party?” And lo and behold, that little stinker never forgot. In fact, we’ve been hearing about this infamous donut party for 9 solid months. When COVID-19 hit, I was like, oh hell no. We are having…

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Scott looked at me yesterday and said, “Is she really six?” As I put Gianna to bed last night, I glanced up at the framed photos in her room. They’re some of my favorites. As she snuggled in tight, she laid her head on my chest and said, “Let’s pray, mama. I’m tired.” And I…

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A beauty and the beast, feast, fit for a princess!

As the kids get older, the focus is starting to shift from games and favors, to food. Always the food. Clare waited ever so patiently for her mama to get her act together. Her actual birthday was in June and we celebrated in August. After lots of talking and scouring Pinterest, she finally decided on…

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The older my boys get, the more I realize just how much their lives revolve around sports, food and sleep. Repeat. They’re also asking me to dial it back a bit in the birthday celebrating department. Eeek. But, I get it. I also realize that dialing it back for me is not the same as…

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