Author Archives: Missy

Picture Perfect

“Look at this amazing picture of the boys!”
“You’re not going to post that are you? You can see the house is a mess.”

Earlier today, my boys, ages 2 and 4, played in the mud pit in our backyard. This mud pit used to be a beautifully landscaped flowerbed with lilies and irises. Then we moved in and life got busy. Continue reading

The Iron-Sharpening Friend

Let me start off with an admittedly negative statement: Just because someone is a good person doesn’t mean they are a good person for me. It’s an interesting thought, huh? I thought so too, and I almost wrote a blog about toxic people and how to recognize them. But, there’s enough negativity out there already. Besides, this blog is about living “up.” Continue reading