• Cooking
  • Pi Day That Became Pie Week

    Pi Day was last week. Everybody knows Pi Day right? The day of the year that starts 3.14. That one. Someone got really smart several years ago and named it that so we could all eat PIE on that day. I think that person is brilliant. I love pie. My office decided to celebrate Pi […]

  • Blogging
  • Choose Joy : A Book Review

    Five  years ago (I can hardly believe it’s been that long.), I went to a “little” blogging conference called Blissdom, where I shared a room with three strangers who became friends. One of those amazing ladies, my very good friend, Mary, has written a book. And, I was honored to receive an advanced copy. Isn’t […]

  • Family
  • No First Day of School Picture… Yet

    It’s the first day of school for our county, but there is no first day of school picture for Maggie. That won’t happen until Monday, and it will look very different. After much prayer, discussion, seeking of wise counsel, meetings, coffee dates, conversations, tears, “what-ifs” and more, the House of Hills has decided to homeschool. […]

  • Family
  • 21 Day Fix : Day 15

    Today was weigh in day number two for the 21 Day Fix. Remember, when I weighed in after week one, I’d lost FOUR POUNDS. I was so excited. I was very sure I wouldn’t lose another four pounds, but I was hoping I’d at least lost a little bit. I was pleased to see I […]

  • Family
  • 21 Day Fix : Day 14

    Day 14 of the 21 Day Fix. I can’t believe two weeks are done already! Tomorrow is weigh in day two. I don’t expect to do as well as last week, but I’m hopeful for some more change. Meal 1: 1 Red     1 Scoop Shakeology   Meal 2: 1 Red 1 Purple Greek Yogurt Strawberries […]