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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Too Many Pumpkins

October 18th, 2018 by Aubri

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And by “too many” I mean how is that even possible?

Phil took the babies down to the pumpkin patch last week to pick out “a few” pumpkins for Mama to put on the porch. I was hoping he’d get at least a couple and one big enough to make a good JackOLantern with for Halloween. Well, he did not disappoint!
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Daybook – End of Summer Early Fall

October 18th, 2018 by Aubri

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Living Seasonally:

Fall you beautiful you. Finally you have graced us but you could have been a bit more obvious about it instead of acting like Winter…then Summer…then Winter. I forgive you. Today the sun is shining, it’s cool and all I hear is wind and leaves crisp and falling. You remembered what you’re to be up to, thank you.

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This is one of the seasons of life that start to get busy and you know it’s only going to get busier. I use a lot of my time making lists and planning ahead for what is to come. I wish I could do more of this but I’m not one to be accused of being overly organized. Alas, my brain is getting foggier with baby on board.

But with all the busy and the busy to come I still try to keep myself mindful to enjoy this particular season for what it is right now.

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Father Abraham – October 9

October 17th, 2018 by Aubri

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Beautiful Star Bread for today, the day the Church remembers the Patriarch Abraham.

And He took him outside and said, “Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.” Genesis 15:5

This seemed an ambitious bake for me but I really wanted to pull it off. I used Nutella in this bread instead of the cinnamon butter called for but if I ever make it again the cinnamon must be tried.

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Another Night at the Rose

October 14th, 2018 by Aubri

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September 28th it was the Middles and Littles turn to have a night at the theater. Daddy took these three to see The Very Hungry Caterpillar at the Rose. This was a first for Martha!
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