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  • How Are You?

    How often do you get asked or even ask this question? It’s an American standard. You see someone and you ask how they are. But, do you really want to know? You expect to hear the answer “fine” or “good” and are shocked when that’s not what you get. You might even stumble in the […]

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  • First Day of Second Grade

    School is back in session already. I know it’s hard to believe. Maggie switched schools this year and is now attending the school closest to the neighborhood. We are VERY excited to be on a new adventure this year, meeting new people, and making new friends. Maggie’s teacher this year is actually really good friends […]

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  • The Great Date #2

    The Married Groups folks at NPCC started this really cool “experiment” last month. Each month, for the next six months, they are creating a “Great Date” for married couples that corresponds with one of the “6 Essentials to a Healthy Marriage.” The greatest part about the Great Date is that it takes all the planning […]

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  • Happy Easter 2009

    WOW! It’s been forever since I’ve blogged! For any of you who actually check this blog, I apologize! Facebook has pulled me away from blogging. 🙂 Today was a fun Easter Day at the House of Hills. Actually, we spent the majority of the day and the House of Grandma and Gramps! Maggie spent the […]

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  • Christmas 2008

    Some pictures from the season. Maggie on Santa’s lap. This is the same Santa she’s seen every year since she was born. I have an album of all the pics. It’s great to watch her grow from year to year. Coming down the stairs on Christmas morning. Love the look on her face! The carnage […]

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  • Harry Potter Begins

    Holy cow! It’s been a long time since I’ve blogged. I’ve been spending too much time on Facebook and Twitter. However, there comes a time when everything can’t be said in a status update. Tonight was a night I have actually looked forward to since Maggie’s birth.  Truly. Seriously.  Those that know me know my […]

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  • Maggie's 6th Birthday

    Maggie had a two day celebration for her birthday. There were cupcakes at school on Friday and then a High School Musical birthday party Saturday morning with the family gathering on Saturday afternoon.  On Saturday, Maggie was allowed to invite eight girls over, and we did fun HSM crafts, danced to the songs, played trivia, […]

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  • Maggie was Baptized Today!!

    What an amazing day for the House of Hills. Lots of tears, lots of smiles, and lots of hugs. Maggie showed the world that she loves Jesus today by being baptized during the Family Birthday Celebration, and Daddy got to do the baptizing!! The tears started when Mommy dropped Maggie off with the other kids […]