This can also be listened to on the podcast, Ryian’s Coffee Shop! Welcome to the Lent retreat! My name is Ryian, and I am your host and MC. This is a retreat for those who aren’t able to get away. Throughout Lent, there will be talks, testimonies, and questions to help you reflect. You can…… Continue reading Welcome to the Lent Retreat!
I think it is safe to say that we are all fed up with winter this year. Luckily, spring is almost here! The meaning of the word Lent is actually “spring,” and Lent begins NEXT WEEK! The Little Way Lately, I have been inspired by St. Mother Teresa, and HER inspiration, St. Therese. They both…… Continue reading Little Lent
We are nearing the end of January 2019, the last time I blogged here was September of 2017, almost a year and a half ago! I was in my third trimester with our son, who I guess I still need to introduce! Welcome, Christopher Paul! He turned 1 on November 13th, and he is a…… Continue reading Over A Year Later
Last time I wrote on here I was updating you on how first trimester went. It’s been three months. Today I had my first third trimester appointment with this baby, and I’ve officially scheduled the rest of my prenatal appointments until the due date, AND even scheduled Baby Boy’s first appointment. Last post I wrote…… Continue reading Third Trimester
Well, it’s been about two months since we officially announced that we are expecting our second child. So I wanted to briefly write an update. I want to thank all of you who have given us meals or visited or helped clean or played with Zelie. Our freezer is literally overflowing with frozen meals and ice…… Continue reading Pregnancy Update: second trimester
Yes, this is an announcement. We are expecting #2! I’m 8 weeks along, and due November 29th! I’d like to use the quote Laura Fanucci used when she announced her pregnancy after losing her twin girls, “the world is never ready for the birth of a child.” We are beyond excited for this little one.…… Continue reading Number Two
On Saturday I had to opportunity to go to the Midwest Catholic Women’s Blogging Conference, all, by, myself. Zelie and I were away from each other for about 13 hours (but who was counting?), and I am so so grateful. Shout out to Peter. I wore makeup (and it wasn’t Sunday or a date), I had…… Continue reading a blogging conference for Catholic women