Mason’s Birth Story

Guess what? I finally had my baby! Mason Sidney Cleaver was born at 1:17pm on Saturday, October 13. He weighed 7lbs 1oz and was 20 inches long. My smallest baby! I was really surprised at how tiny he was, because he was also my most uncomfortable pregnancy by far. The doctor who delivered him said that it wasn’t his fault, and that his brothers paved the way for that. He said he likes to stick up for those 3rd kids lol. 

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7 Year Anniversary & Light The World Day 18

Ryan and I have been married 7 years today!!!

Our anniversary didn’t start out super romantic… He had to work, and I had to spend 2 hours at urgent care with Rhett. He’s fine, he just had a nasty cough and we wanted to make sure it wasn’t anything more serious than a cold. It was just packed and we spent 1.5 hours waiting. He’s worth it though ♥

When Ryan got home from work, he surprised me with these beautiful orchids. I love orchids because all I have to do is ignore them for a month at a time and they thrive on it! And they are just unique and gorgeous. He’s the best ♥

Once our date started, it was filled with laughs and hugs and kisses and snuggles. I feel the most safe and at home when I’m in his arms. He is the person I trust the most in this world. He understands me. He makes me laugh. He makes me laugh at myself when I need to. And the best part, he’s mine for forever. I love his kind heart, his strong sense of duty and loyalty, his sense of humor, his muscles, his face, his everything. These past 7 years have been the best of my life, and I can’t wait for all the years to come with him. Did I mention he’s the best? ♥

My hot deputy! I’m a lucky girl 😍

Here’s us 7 years ago:

And here’s us today:

A little less young, but a lot more in love ♥

Our Wedding Pictures

Light the World Day 18

Jesus taught:

“Forgive men their trespasses.”

—Matthew 6:14

Allowing anger or resentment to fester will never lead to happiness. We must make amends with people before bitterness destroys our important relationships.

Charlie’s Story

*This is the story of my recent miscarriage. Recording my memories and feelings has helped me a lot in my healing process. I think it’s important to mention that this is only a portion of the full story. I’ve omitted many of the raw feelings and details involved. Miscarriage is a very traumatic experience, mentally and physically, and healing doesn’t come easily. The process of recording our experience has helped me cope. I share this story now for my own record, and to let our loved ones know how much we appreciate their love and support.


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Meet Sadie

This is Sadie.

She was picked up by animal control and taken to the the Humane Society of Tacoma & Pierce Counties when her family moved away without her. She’s a 1 year old pit bull mix, and the sweetest dog I’ve ever met. She is potty trained and walks so well on a leash. She doesn’t know many basic commands yet, but she is a very polite dog. She doesn’t jump up on people or bark or run around like crazy. This girl is a lover.

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