Sending Mom a Message

Today I sent my mother a message a bunch of different ways…

Mother's Day 1

Mother's Day 2

Mother's Day 3

Mother's Day 4

But they all mean the same thing: I LOVE YOU.

Then, we spent several hours this afternoon together making a beautiful lemon meringue pie using Meyer lemons from my Nana’s tree in California.

Mother's Day Meringue

We haven’t cut it yet, but I’m anticipating it eagerly!

Craft Day: Paper Daisies

Day’s Verse:
For who do you know that really knows you, knows your heart? And even if they did, is there anything they would discover in you that you could take credit for? Isn’t everything you have and everything you are sheer gifts from God?
1 Corinthians 4:7

I’m not a naturally crafty person. My worst grades in school tended to be art classes, and the teacher almost always wrote something like “Katie tries hard” on my report card. Once I grew up, I became meticulous enough to complete crafts at least neatly, if not creatively. So when, this Mother’s Day, we couldn’t find any Gerber daisies to give Mom, I felt pretty ambitious for deciding to make my own from paper. Continue Reading >>