If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you probably saw this handsome face telling the world that he’s going to be a big brother! We couldn’t be more thrilled with this incredible miracle that God is doing in our lives. We’ve had a rough road to being parents. It took some heartbreak, resilience and […]Read More Baby Rabon #2!
To quote my husband’s 2017 Christmas letter (truly, he is way more talented than I am as a writer, and if you get our Christmas card, you know it): “As the world around us apparently rushes towards certain doom, the likes of which push our skills at faux hysterics, metaphor, and hyperbole to the limits […]Read More Adios 2017, Bienvenidos 2018
Remember that time, roughly 9 months ago, that an ambitious Amanda made this post full of goals for the year? I did well for a while, and I’m still holding strong to one of my yearly goals, but over the summer, I made some big changes to my focus. July marked an anniversary of sorts, but […]Read More Changing Course
Remember a long time ago when I posted this 2017 goals post? Seems like a lifetime ago, really, because so much has happened since December 30th! We closed on a house, moved, our boy turned 3, we’ve had house guests twice, hosted Easter & a farewell party & an engagement celebration dinner, celebrated 7 years […]Read More June
March Madness. Just kidding, I don’t actually care about basketball, but my alma mater did punch their ticket to the NCAA tournament this year for the first time ever, so that’s kind of cool. So, go Aggies! Of course the only reason I know this is because the school then sent me an email hitting […]Read More Best of March 2017
75 degree days in March Guys, yesterday I went out on my deck and read sitting in the sun. Stephen was off on a training ride with Brandon and Jonathan was asleep and it was glorious. Driving with the windows down gives me life. Jonathan enjoys it about half of the time, so I’ll have […]Read More Things I Love Lately
Because I couldn’t come up with a cleverly alliterated title for a post on a Wednesday that included the following items: 1. Goals Update For those keeping score, we’re now on March 1, which means February’s No Social Media Saturdays is over. It was mostly a success. I say mostly because though I did successfully […]Read More A Wednesday List