Today I woke up super tired.
Today I decided that coffee was a good choice, even though it usually makes me more sleepy.
Today my little Mister is more than just a little bit whiny + needy. Patience mama, patience.
Today I am super excited about this perfect quiche recipe we tried last night.
Today I am wondering when I will get the call to pick up Annabelle + Jack because their sweet mama is in labor. 
Today I am catching up on my reading of this beautiful book for Bible study tomorrow. We are discussing Chapter 6.
Today I have to run to the store just because we are almost out of toilet paper. Annoying.
Today we are having tacos for dinner.
Today I am praying for friends who need healing, friends who are hurting, friends who need new homes + new jobs, friends who need miracles.
Today I am trying to be more consistent with my kids.
Today I am asking God for lots of grace.
Today my sweet Audrey surprised me by making my bed all by herself. I was so proud of her!
Today I need to catch up on emails. If you know me, you know this is a HUGE struggle of mine.
Today I am thinking about homeschool curriculum. I secretly kind of love it. And yes, I am a little bit nerdy like that.
Today I am dreaming about a new camera.
Today I am going to attempt to fold the gigantic pile of laundry on my bed.
Today my kids are fascinated by some guys from the city working on a street drain by our house.
Today Audrey is obsessed with watercolor painting.
Today I am meditating on 1 John 2:5b,6- "This is how we know we are in him: Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did."
Today I am getting excited about our April home project: painting our kitchen cupboards white. I have been dreaming about it ever since we moved in 10 1/2 months ago!
Today I am loving this sweet friend's lovely etsy shop.
Today I am feeling sad that I will miss the B'ham girls' 3rd Annual Girls' Weekend. Bummer. Super bummer.
Today I am listening to the Mumford + Sons station on Pandora. Lovely.
Today I am planning + dreaming about our summer garden. This book, these posts by this dear friend, + these posts by this dear friend are my inspiration.
Today I am scheming about my next Dinner at Eight date. Post coming next Thursday!
Today I am loving the inductive Bible study I am doing on 1 John. It is so so good. I will try to write more about it soon.
Today we (Erik + I) are watching Survivor. And then maybe catching up on Parenthood from last night. Parenthood is my very favorite show.
Today I am going to try to find Jesus and beauty in everything.
Today I might make my favorite chocolate-chip cookies.
Today I am super thankful for washable paint. And diet Coke.
Today is going to be a good day.


  1. Today I miss you! I hope it is a good day indeed.

  2. Today I am thankful for reading your posts! You always inspire me Andi! Hugs to you!

  3. Today, you should call me back :)

  4. Today I miss my AndiMae (actually more than today)!
    Horray for Audrey - that is awesome.
    Your bible studies sound lovely.
    I am just waiting for MOTHER NATURE to make up her mind before I plant any seeds - garden area ready, boxes almost ready - just need a load of garden mix to top them off...can't wait!
    What would we do with out Diet Coke?
    Love you :)

  5. I like this post. I love lists! I love Parenthood, it's also my fave- I might have to wait to watch it till tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow!

  6. I never tire of hearing about "today" in your life ;)

  7. Ooh, I love Parenthood too. I will be catching up on it today as well.

  8. Ooooh, you liked the quiche! That makes me super happy. :D

  9. I always love your "list" posts....and this sounds like a pretty good day to me, too!
    Have I mentioned how beautiful your blog is? Because it is, and if I haven't, I've been meaning to!

  10. Hi Sweet Friend!! Thank you for your text & prayers... they were felt for sure! We are getting settled & it is beautiful here in Southern Oregon.. just feels bittersweet. Today marks the first official day of what life might be like (since Ken starts working down here). Hoping to find a rythm after all the moving chaos. Kids are homesick, too. I loved your post & always, always, always love reading your beautiful heart spilled for us here to have a glimpse into your beautiful, "extra"ordinary days! :) Love you & sending hugs & love.. p.s. This book you gave me is SOOOOooooooooooo good. I love that it's from you. I smile every time I pick it up at the reminder of you sweet Friend! Miss you & am serious; you guys should think about a road trip down here - we'd LOVE it & there's actually a lot of fun things to do with kids. :) (just throwin' that out there) hahaha Hope you have a blessed & wonderful day, Andi!