Easter Monday ramblings

Easter Monday ramblings

The family, Easter 2014. The backstory: honestly, this was the most relaxed and beautiful Holy Week we’ve ever had, and although I say “relaxed” anyone who is in a pastor’s family will understand that what I mean by that term is not “we...

Partners

Derek’s going to hate this post because we’ve had this conversation a zillion times, and it goes like this. Me: I wish I had a business partner. Him: You know what Dave Ramsey says about business partners. (Emphasis mine.) Me: I know…. And then I...

How to save money on groceries

That title should really end with a question mark, because honestly I have no idea. And up until now, I haven’t cared. I like to eat, and I like to cook. I buy what I need for cooking and we eat it. Case closed. Except that when Derek and I sat down to have the...

Tonight, a recap

We ate Frisee aux Lardons for dinner, and even Jonathan ate the salad, which made me pat myself on the back because it feels like I am finally getting somewhere in showing our kids that they don’t have to stereotype themselves into Kid Food. Derek was clearly...
Lucky 13

Lucky 13

Thirteen years ago today, I stood in a non-air-conditioned church in a town of 200 people in front of a congregation of around the same number and said to my dad, whose arm I was clutching as we waited to walk down the aisle, “I can’t do this I can’t...