Tag: family

No, I’m not dead…

Hello everyone! I know, I disappeared after my steroid injection post, but they didn’t kill me or anything! (I’m actually going to get the second one today. Yikes!) I am sorry for the radio silence over the last few weeks, we’ve just had a lot going on! Some was just personal stuff, but on top […]

Posted February 28, 2019 by Jess C. in blogging / 0 Comments
The Never-Ending Blanket

The Never-Ending Blanket

Gather round and I’ll tell you the tale of the never-ending blanket… It all began last summer, as Thing 1 was preparing to leave for college. I decided to make her something to take along with her. I asked what she wanted and she picked out this blanket: Now normally, I’m a knitter first and […]

Posted February 5, 2019 by Jess C. in knitting / 2 Comments
Note to Self: You’re Not on Vacation Anymore!

Note to Self: You’re Not on Vacation Anymore!

Well, I’m back (sorta)! We had an amazing time on our vacation. But I think my brain may still be there! I cannot seem to get back into the swing of things now that I’m back home… I don’t feel like cleaning, writing, cooking, or really doing anything that requires effort at all. Even carrying […]

Posted February 1, 2019 by Jess C. in Note to Self / 0 Comments
The Books That Got Me Through 2018

The Books That Got Me Through 2018

We’re coming up on the end of 2018 and I’ve been thinking a lot about all that’s happened this year… My oldest daughter graduated from high school in May and went away to university in August. My youngest daughter moved in with her father in August. My husband and I had our first foster placement […]

Posted December 4, 2018 by Jess C. in book reviews / 16 Comments
Why Fostering is EASY and the loving is hard…

Why Fostering is EASY and the loving is hard…

Fostering is Easy. My husband and I began our adventure into the crazy world that is the foster care system the end of last year. We received our first placement – a sibling set of newborn twins and a 1 year old – on December 1, 2017. A friend of mine came over about a month […]

Posted July 11, 2018 by Jess C. in foster care / 0 Comments
When God Made You – a review

When God Made You – a review

Now that my girls are older, I rarely get the opportunity to read children’s books. Okay, that’s a lie… Image found on Flickr, Linda Jordon On occasion (aka not so occasionally), you can find me sitting in my library/sewing/writing/soon-to-be-bed room reading Dr. Seuss — out loud.  (Not sure what it says about me that there’s a room […]

Posted May 4, 2017 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments