Posts Tagged: Autumn

30 Days of Thanksgiving: November

2Nov2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Driving home from school today, the kids and I were talking about how much we like this time of the year. I was surprised to hear them say things similar to what I shared in this post two autumns ago, Saying Yes to November. The teenagers mentioned how much they can’t wait to eat turkey,… Read more »

30 Days of Thanksgiving: Simple Faith

1Nov2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I must admit: sometimes I think these “30 Days of Thankfulness” posts in November are kind of cheesy. I mean, shouldn’t we be thankful every day of the year? We should, of course. But lately, I’ve realized that I’ve fallen away from that discipline. The negativity of life has been so heavy lately that it’s… Read more »

Boo, y’all! Six Flags FrightFest!

12Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Confession time: I felt a little apprehensive about taking four teenagers to FrightFest at Six Flags Over Georgia. I know that sounds weird, but the commercials make it look exceptionally dark and scary. The show descriptions online are quite…macabre. And then you find out that you can’t even exit the park without walking through what… Read more »

Saying Yes to November

2Nov2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Ah, November, my favorite month! You returned. Want to hear why I’m happy you’re back? You provide a peaceful pause between hectic Halloween and crazy Christmas. Your theme centers around thankfulness and gratitude–something we could all stand to be more mindful of. Here in Georgia, you gift us with fall leaves hitting their peak of… Read more »

Actually it’s just a semi-Wordless Wednesday, because I have to share Eli’s comment when he saw my breakfast today: pumpkin spice bagel, with pumpkin spice cream cheese and coffee with pumpkin spice creamer. “Don’t you think…that maybe…that’s a bit of PUMPKIN OVERLOAD???” To which I replied… (Those are even broken, pumpkin-shaped sugar cookies in the… Read more »