Hospitality when your house is less than ‘grammable

We hosted a casual Easter lunch last week for a few friends, which wound down almost at dinner time as any good lunch does. It was an easy menu, and I decorated with a bouquet of lilies, our good tablecloth and dishes, and a few candles. It seemed just right, until the night before, I had … Continue reading Hospitality when your house is less than ‘grammable

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The Lost Month

Five days until my babies are one year old. All month I've been telling people who ask that the girls are "almost a year old." Now I want them to ask so I can say "eleven months" just a few more times. There's something so special about being less than one year old, but somehow it … Continue reading The Lost Month

Last year at this time: Sovereign grace behind the scenes

The babies will be 11 months old this weekend, and the closer their birthday gets, the more I have flashbacks to this time last year, my last (huge!) month of pregnancy and the girls' birth. And a funny thing has been happening-- such a thing of grace. The babies' birth wasn't exactly a sweet and … Continue reading Last year at this time: Sovereign grace behind the scenes