If I ran the world, part District

If I ran the world, part District

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time, but in light of what’s happening in the Minnesota South District–specifically, the travesty that is the sale of the church building that houses University Lutheran Chapel, my husband’s college...
Thrifting

Thrifting

I’ve mentioned before that I don’t like to shop. I’m an in-and-out-with-a-list kind of person, and if I don’t find what I need, I generally give up. Then I order it online. But it’s hard to buy clothes online. I haven’t found a...
These boots were made for wearin’

These boots were made for wearin’

For my 34th birthday, Derek bought me a pair of cowboy boots. They’re gorgeous. I love them. But I’ve only worn them once. (They are super comfortable! I wore them standing for an hour of bell choir…no problem.) First, the weather in Tennessee has...
I’m a mother, hear me roar*

I’m a mother, hear me roar*

I am a wife and a mom. I cherish these vocations. I love my husband and children more than anything on this earth. Of course I have other interests and activities outside of my kids. Sometimes I need a break from them (hello, early bedtimes!). I work part time and...
Scallion Potato Soup

Scallion Potato Soup

It’s fall…officially and unofficially. I love fall for many reasons, but chief among them is that I can start making soup again. Soups are satisfying. Warm and cozy. Fragrantly mouthwatering. The whole family, even Jonathan, slurps them down. I found this...