Quotes

Life after you lose a parent

Todays post is such a worthy read! This was written by a very dear friend and fellow graduate. Mike, thank you for letting me share this-something everyone needs to read. Continue reading “Life after you lose a parent”

Quilt Addiction

Gypsy Wife by Jen Kingwell

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My Godson Nate fell in love with the girl of his dreams and I could not have been more thrilled! Of course I was going to make them a wedding quilt!… for my Godson…. and I became very nervous, it had to be some kind of amazing. Continue reading “Gypsy Wife by Jen Kingwell”

The Art of Flipping

Cute as a Bug’s Ear… Flip #8-Chelsie & Ryan’s Renovation

I am over the moon excited today to feature my Daughter Chelsie’s very first post here on Mama Carp!

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After the new siding and windows were installed we stood back and were thrilled to see the exterior transformation of a house that needed some love. Yet, my dad still wasn’t impressed. It was missing something… shutters. He called me and explained in depth the importance of adding them to our home because it would make it, As cute as a bug’s ear. I’m still unsure of where he got that line from and have yet to actually see a bug’s ear… but if it is really as adorable as our little house became, then he is completely right. Four years later, every time that I drove into our driveway, this is what came to mind. Continue reading “Cute as a Bug’s Ear… Flip #8-Chelsie & Ryan’s Renovation”

Family Happenings

My Take on Motherhood

First and foremost-I want to wish all of you Moms a very Happy Mother’s Day!
I’ve always believed that every woman’s heart has the innate ability to love, protect and care with amazing compassion and empathy. I celebrate you all and the loves of your life whether it be kids, animals, nieces or nephews.
Being a mom is an incredible blessing-today i’m writing my thoughts about my journey and the importance of this role. Continue reading “My Take on Motherhood”