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I’ve been so terrible at updating the blog through this whole process, but if you follow me anywhere else, you probably know we moved!! Joel is working out of Costa Mesa now – same job, different location, plus he’s still working in Murrieta at least two days a week. Needless to say, it’s been a crazy past few weeks and things moved much more quickly than we thought they would. You know this things only happen when you are simultaneously rolling out a new website, working through the yearly school testing and trying to adopt. Only then, will big huge changes happen – just because. 

I have zero good pictures as the new house is still in shambles, but give me a few more days and I’ll get a decent post up. We are so happy to be near our family, even though we are still adjusting. Pray that our house would finally close (it’s gone incredibly smooth, it would just be nice to be settled.)


I’m a day late and dollar short with Easter this year, even though we are hosting the party! I plan to catch up and do all my shopping on Saturday with the rest of the world. Here’s to hoping we find clothing in the right sizes! Ha! Ever just told Grandma, “My mom said, ‘I forgot about Easter and didn’t even buy dresses!’ And I’m think, who cares about dresses! We need eggs, eggs, EGGS!!We’re all about the true meaning of the holiday.

In case you remember then from your childhood, did you know that Amazon has the entire Hanna Barbera’s The Greatest Adventure Stories From The Bible online. I’ve been looking for this for a long while and was so glad to find the whole set!

Occasionally, in the past, I did a little post called “Confession Sunday” where I told you a few of my deepest darkest secrets. And although it’s not Sunday, and I’m not part of a religious group that necessitates confessionals, you are in luck today… here it is:

I love online personality tests.

But lest you see me as a psycho-mommy-narcissist just sitting at home wanting to know all about my own personality (because that doesn’t really have much to do with it) more accurately, I love personality tests that match me up with my favorite TV show’s characters. Any guess on who my Downton Abbey match is?



Lord, help my husband. I would be lying if I didn’t say that she is by far my favorite character in the show, so while you (and my husband) might all be mortified that I’m announcing Violet as my personality doppelgänger, I was somewhat pleased that she and I have so much in common.

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Which Downton character are you? Anyone else take the test yet?

And in the feisty spirit Dowager Countess of Grantham. I ask you to watch and seriously consider the video below.

I wonder where those babies would have ended up if he hadn’t been there? And on the flip side, imagine how many people probably thought he had lost it when he told them about his box for babies… makes you want to rethink life doesn’t it?