Wednesday, April 27, 2016

What's Up Wednesday - April 27

What have I been eating this week? 
I have been trying to eat more vegetables this week than I had over the weekend.  I used to never cook up a veggie side with our meals. Now I feel like my plate is naked without some kind of veggie.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Live on Purpose Retreat

Last weekend I went to the Live on Purpose women's retreat put on by Fulfilled Ministries.  Fulfilled is our women's ministry at LCF.  There were a handful of women not from LCF, which was really cool. 

Monday, April 18, 2016

Spring Floral Basket

Here's a close up of these sweet, bright, white, and yellow flowers with sparkly yellow berries that make up my new Spring Floral Basket that only cost $10!   

Wednesday, April 13, 2016


I saw this fun idea for a link up party and couldn't resist joining in!  I am not sure how well I would fare on a deserted island, though.  I think I am a survivor so maybe I'd be resourceful and have it hooked up like Gilligan's Island in no time.  But in reality, I would spend some time crying, some time praying, and some time in a shocked stillness not knowing what to do at all. 

I've been so silent here on the old Vaughan Family blog I needed some inspiration.  So without further ado, here are 3 things from my medicine cabinet that I would take on a desert island.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Easy Roast Chicken and Root Vegetables

Last week I made the easiest and tastiest dinner.  It's no secret that I love a good one pot meal.  My latest obsession is the sheet pan supper.  Same concept as the one pot meal but instead of throwing everything in the pot you throw everything on a sheet pan and toss it in the oven. 

Friday, April 8, 2016


I happened to notice that exactly one year ago I posted this, Quiet Monday.  One year ago we met with one more infertility doctor.  He was a straight shooter, as they say.  We left that appointment kind of numb.  The sky was reflecting our moods.  We spent a couple days feeling unsure and confused. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

What have I been reading? - March

I've been trying to be more mindful about reading actual books.  Not just magazines and blog posts.  Not just perspectives homework.  I'm using Goodreads to keep track of what I read and signed up for a reading challenge.  I'm well on my way to meeting my 12 books (1 per month) goal.  I also have a list of books I want to read.  When I hear of a new book I think I'll like I just add it to my list.