• Faith
  • I don’t get much face time…

    Yesterday, I sat down to write a quick blog post after my Instagram and Twitter feeds received lots of feedback on a picture I had posted. I had taken a gift to my child’s parent/teacher conference, and my friends thought it was a great idea. It appeared blog worthy, and I wanted to share other […]

  • Faith
  • One Year Without My Katie

    It’s been ONE YEAR since my Katie went to dance with Jesus. One year without her amazing smile. One year without her laugh. One year without her sarcastic roll of the eyes. One year without watching her cuddle with her children. One year without crazy phone conversations about anything and everything. One year since she’s […]

  • Christmas
  • Christmas Letter 2011

    Merry Christmas from the House of Hills!!! The biggest news of 2011 was our move into our new home! Last Christmas, we were living in our temporary home (thanks F’s). This year we are celebrating in our little cottage and LOVING it. We’ve got a great neighborhood, excellent schools, and shorter commutes. It doesn’t get […]

  • 30 Day Give
  • 30 Day Give : Day 13

    Today I cleaned the bathrooms. Yes, I consider this a “give.” I DO NOT like to clean the bathrooms. Nobody in this house does. So, when I do it, I consider it a give. In fact, today I cleaned the bathrooms, did several loads of laundry, cleaned up the kitchen, and multiple other things. On […]

  • 30 Day Give
  • 30 Day Give : Day 6

    Today’s “give” was easy. I served at my church. It’s not something I did because of the 30 Day Giving Challenge. It’s something I do EVERY Sunday. A couple years ago I pulled back to serving every other Sunday. I hated it. I like to be in there, helping EVERY Sunday. I’ve been serving in […]

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  • I’m turning 40! Let’s Party!

    Yes, it’s true… I’m turning 40! And, soon! So, it’s time to get ready to party. Whoop! I’m having another Operation Christmas Child Birthday Party just like last year. This year’s goal is 120 boxes – 3 for every year that I’ve been alive. Do you think we can do it? We did 89 last […]