Family/Motherhood/Military Life · poetry

A Tender Love: A Poem About A Brother and Sister

Fervently I watch my children, as they snuggle side by side watching the sun rise, my heart overflows with pride. Their love for one another, growing day by day a tender love amongst them, for which I've always prayed. To find in each other, a friend through thick and thin connected with much more, than a simple label of kin. Leaving… Continue reading A Tender Love: A Poem About A Brother and Sister

Hiking · photo challenge

An Old Discovery

fps-photo-challenge: Old Hiking through a bamboo forrest in Hawaii and I come across this: the remains of an old car. Where is the rest of it? How old is this? What happened? How did it even get here? I could come up with several stories in my mind to answer these questions... But, today, I… Continue reading An Old Discovery


Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs Ingredients: 20-25 frozen meatballs (about 1 inch sized) 1 bottle chili sauce 2 tbs brown sugar 1 can cranberry sauce Instructions: Place first 4 ingredients in a zip top bag Label and freeze Day of: Dump meatball bag into slow cooker and cook on low for 3-4 hours  

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

In a Moment…He Was Gone: Sea Turtles

Evanescent: soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. In honor of World Turtle Day, I wanted to share about sea turtles. I've always had a respect and love for sea turtles. I could sit and watch them swim around for hours. They are so majestic and stunning. My first experience with a sea… Continue reading In a Moment…He Was Gone: Sea Turtles

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Pearl Harbor: The Attack Still Impacting Hawaii

Radiate This morning I woke up, grabbed my coffee, my bible and Lexi (my Yorkie) and headed out to sit on the front porch for my morning devotional time. The first thing I noticed was the row of American Flags displayed by my neighbors and I'm reminded it is Memorial Day Weekend. Being a military family… Continue reading Pearl Harbor: The Attack Still Impacting Hawaii