Posts Tagged ‘Preparation’

Hello, little peanut!

The “Nothing New” challenge is about to have an interesting new twist for our family.

Sometime around the first of October, we will be welcoming something very new into our home…a precious new life!

That’s right:  I’m pregnant.

This year we will become a family of four.  Henry will become a big brother.  I will experience the joy of motherhood doubled.



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Preparing for Nothing

Nothing new in 2011.

When Laura first told me about the personal challenge she and Jeremy are taking on next year, and invited Steve and me to join in, I didn’t need much time to think about it. I knew it was something I wanted to do.

Naturally, I had some questions – like what kinds of items would be exempt – but I knew we could sort out those details.  The idea of “nothing new” began to feel like a glass of cool water for a parched soul.


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