An Afternoon Tea Party for Bekah’s 8th Birthday


This weekend, Rebekah turned 8.  We can’t believe it.  Our girl is just darling- sweet, tender, thoughtful, smart, quick-witted, lover of Jesus, amazing big sister, and blessing of a daughter.  We are so proud of the little person she already is. As is her custom, Beks chose a tea party for her birthday {see also […]

Our Victory Lap {Scotland Trip!}


Last week, Josh and I got back from our trip to the UK, which we happily called our “Victory Lap.”  Josh had his “Viva Voce” or something like that- essentially an oral defense of his PhD on the trinity.  Anyway, we lived in Aberdeen for 4 years, and while many church friends still reside there, […]

Easter Finery


I forgot to post these.  It has been a whirlwind of a few weeks, as Josh is FINISHING his PhD…yep, Scotland-bound in June to defend it and then I’m Mrs. Dr. Malone.  ;) The kids on Easter.  You know, what…now that I think about it, this is the week after Easter.  Oops.   Easter.  You […]



I feel I owe a bit of an update on our family. Josh Josh has been faithfully working on his thesis/dissertation to finish his Phd this spring in order to defend it back in Scotland in June.  He has worked on it every day of the Christmas break.  We’d appreciate your prayers for his final […]

Christmas Day!


Well, let’s start with Christmas Eve.  I spent most of the day cleaning up Lizzie’s stubborn streak in the form of potty accidents and cooking.  Don’t worry- lots of hand washing was had.  I’ll be honest, I am not exactly thrilled about her resistance, but look at her.  Sigh.   We started a Tex-Mex tradition […]