Baptism: CAAAAAAAKE

Needless to say (but I will anyway), I love cake. Not every type and flavour of cake, but most of them, and a lot of them. Yes. I love cake. Cake is what I make when I’m feeling sad, angry, happy, bored, and it was definitely something I was going to make for Cub.

Baptism: Gown Lessons

One of the traditional pieces of a baptism that I really wanted to keep hold of was Cub’s gown. Historically the gown was meant for both adults and children to symbolise the new start: they would be baptised/bathed naked and then be given brand new white robes. It is now pretty common to see babies…

Celebrations; or How To Plan An Awesome Event

As you may know, we planned out a pretty extravagant day for our daughter’s baptism. It is the most amount of planning we’ve done since Bear and I got married, and personally I think it was fantastic. In fact I think it was one of the best days I’ve ever had. I’m pretty darn confident…

Fighting Progress Bar Syndrome

Progress Bar Syndrome (PBS): the term I give to my wonderful husband when he happens to be so focused on fixing a problem (normally computer related) that he will want to watch it all the way to completion despite the final stages not requiring him to be there at all. It is very similar to…

Worth (Part III): Enough For God's Plan

In the first two parts of this series we looked at two important points: It’s all about God: He says you are worthy. He chose you, He knows you, and calls you worthy (that means He already knows everything… everything). But what for? What could God possibly need us for, even if he does seem…

How We Told

It took us far, FAR, longer to tell anyone about our pregnancy, somewhat understandably and so for awhile we didn’t even think about how we might tell people. When we did we had to deal with the whole etiquette that seems to come with all big life events.