Saturday, March 31, 2012

a gift heard, a gift held, a gift hoped for

221. my son giggling in his sleep

222. my children's hands

223. a thrid child

Friday, March 30, 2012


216. seeing family in North Carolina

217. watching my kids playing with their cousins-they love so big

Thursday, March 29, 2012

3 Gifts

213. Rivers (walking along them)

214. ice cream for dinner

215. lunch by the river

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

1 gift entwined +2 gifts

210. road 106NC and 246GA that we drove to get to the cabin we are staying at for the weekend.

211. walk around the ocoee river

212. driving un the smokey mountains or smoke mountain as little guy calls it.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

3 gifts redeemed

207. our time away for the weekend

208. sweet girls nap

209. baseball outside with little guy-our time together

Saturday, March 24, 2012


204. watching my son play soccer for the frist time. black panters-he's such an encourager

205. time out with a friend to see motherhood the musical

206. being reminded why I chose to stay home with my babies

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

a gift salty, a gift sweet, a gift just right

201. chick fil a waffle fries

202. creme brulle creamer by coffee mate

203. looking into my daughters sweet face

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

3 gifts that made you laugh

198. this little noise that little guy has made since he was born and still makes a modified version of it at four and a half. the dolphin noise

199. my sweet girls little attitude

200. little guy falling asleep on the couch while watching Veggie Tales Jonah.

Monday, March 19, 2012

3 gifts eaten

195. my morning cereal

196. peanut butter

197. stuffed potato's

Sunday, March 18, 2012

3 gifts red

192. sheets

193. sun kissed cheeks

194. comfey pj's

Saturday, March 17, 2012

a gift turned, a gift folded, a gift hung

189. turned around to go back and get my keys left at the lake house (got to see mom again)

190. my girls summer clothes-boy is it unusually hot for March

191. laundry

Friday, March 16, 2012


186. time with family

187. sunset boat ride on the lake

188. seeing uncle kevin and aunt barbara

Thursday, March 15, 2012

3 gifts given away

183. hugs

184. kisses

185. breakfast for the family

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

2 gifts found in silence

181. a nap

182. pages turning

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

3 gifts round

178. cup of coffee

179. bowl of cereal-fruit loops with marshmellows

180. four blue iris'

Monday, March 12, 2012

a gift in wind, in water, in white

175. my kids hair

176. fishing in the lake

177. the creamy whitness of my kids skin

Sunday, March 11, 2012

3 Gifts Read

172. my craft prep list for next month for preschool sunday school

173. FPU study on investment

174. Papa, please get me the moon by Eric Carle- read to little guy before bed.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

4 Gifts in Christ

168. creation on our drive to Birmingham

169. seeing my sister's baby bump in person

170. A going away party for out friends the Burgess' who are about to leave for their year in France and then on to Camaroon Africa as missionaries

171. getting to talk with our friends the Jones' who are starting to raise support to work with Bridgestone.

Friday, March 09, 2012


166. the funny things little guy says

167. watching little guy at a friends birthday party

Thursday, March 08, 2012

2 Gifts Loud

164. my girls cry

165. my son playing drums

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

3 gifts in the kitchen +2

159. my son asking me to walk him into school instead of going through car link

160.the smell of pot roast

161. picnic lunch with my girl

162. nutella

163. my sweet girl knowing that the four of us go together

Tuesday, March 06, 2012


156. she made it till about 4 this morning and the we just got her something to dring and rocked her. back to speep for us

157. an available doctor to see the kids at 3pm

158. a little time to read

Monday, March 05, 2012


153. holding my girl

154.playing with my son-rolling on the floor

155. as i rocked baby girl, hearing that her breathing sounded better.

Sunday, March 04, 2012

3 gifts hard to give thanks for

150. waking up at 1:30am to tend to my sich daughter

151. being up for most of the night with her-thankful that she was safe in my arms and content

152. getting up the next morning and going about the day

Saturday, March 03, 2012


147. getting dressed up and going out

148. good conversation

149. laughter

Friday, March 02, 2012

4 gifts green

143. outside-with out total non-winter and warm days everything is turning green early

144. olive oil soap-thank you Kiss my face

145. my son's walls in his room-i am sleeping in his room tonight. He is in our room, his reward for 10 nights being dry, sleep over in daddy's bed.

146. my kids boogers-weird i know. it's not so much the booger but they want them out and i want them to have clean noses. they stand there, still for me to get them out. this wouldn't be something i would normally be greatful for but laying in bed tonight i realized that in those moments i get an upclose and personal view of these precious, beautiful and amazing faces, even while fishing for boogers

Thursday, March 01, 2012

3 gifts at 3pm

140. playing outside

141. blue skies

142. kids laughter/giggles