Every August it becomes painfully aware to me that I live life according to a different rule book than most of the population. The title of this rule book says it all. Life Rules According to Carissa. Catchy. Memorable. A real page turner. I consider it the consummate addition to Emily Post's Etiquette. Every August … Continue reading Elevate The Pumpkin Pie
This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. We all know that Daylight Savings Time throws us all off for at least 6 months. Did you know that during this time science is telling us not only does Daylight Savings Time affect our sleep and moods but during this time there … Continue reading My Christmas wish is that you don’t spit in the Thanksgiving dressing.
What can I say, God? Just when I think I have you figured out You reveal your majesty is yet another beautiful way. When my heart, mind, and soul seem to be in finally be sync for a moment to trust you, Your sovereignty is magnified more than I can comprehend. Lord, my desire is to be so … Continue reading My Psalm
If you haven't caught wind of my whining yet, you may not know I'm hosting Thanksgiving tomorrow. I love having people in my house. I love even serving food to people especially if it's from a box from Costco. I just really don't like the cooking and cleaning for a formal holiday. That's a lot … Continue reading I’m moving up from the kid table.
My youngest son, Alex volunteered to say grace for dinner tonight. As a very precocious four year old he's a bit unpredictable. I'm never sure which way he's going to jump... literally. Nevertheless with his older brother and sister sighing heavily and rolling their eyes at the thought of Alex leading what they consider a … Continue reading Thank you God for my guts, my boo boos, Jesus, Marta Isabel, and that guy Jonah