I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.


35 Weeks Pregnant


35 Weeks Pregnant 4, originally uploaded by StephLewis. Here I am at 35 weeks pregnant! I have slowly been abandoning my cute pregnancy clothes as they are proving to not fit so well anymore. I have moved into the “please someone, help this poor woman” line of maternity clothes for this last stretch of the Read More

My New Knit Hat


My Knit Hat 5, originally uploaded by StephLewis. I just finished knitting this hat for me for winter. It is actually a hood with two cable-knit braids down the front. I can tie it around my neck as a scarf and can also wear my hair up while the hat still covers my ears. I Read More

Quick Pregnancy Update


Since my last fun and exciting pregnancy update, I have more to add. First, it turns out that my heart and blood pressure issues were from an allergic reaction to the progesterone shots I was getting. So, they took me off of those and I got much better. I continued with a (mostly) modified diet Read More

Psalm 139:13-14


Our church recently memorized all of Psalm 139 for our Fighter Verses. Unfortunately, I totally bombed at memorizing it and was only able to memorize vs. 13-14. But, I got a little melody for it and have officially added at least those two to my memorized verses. Here is me singing Psalm 139:13-14: Psalm139_13-14.mp3

2 Year Old in Public


Scene 1 – At Menards! Caleb has quite the vocabulary and has to vocalize everything he’s thinking pretty much all day long. Today we were at Menards and it went like this: Caleb: Mama, where all the pretty ladies go? Me: What??? Caleb: Hmmmmm… [points to a man] Is that a pretty lady??? …No. Me: Read More

Caleb Turns 2 Years Old!


My boy officially turned two years old on September 5th. Can’t believe it. It’s totally awesome. His personality is so magnetic, he’s one of my favorite people to be around! Stats from 2 Year Doctor Visit Weight: 24.4 lbs. (10th percentile) Height: 33″ (16th percentile) Head: 18.75″ (23rd percentile) Favorite Activities Monsters – He loves Read More

Celebrating Nine Years!


9th Anniversary, originally uploaded by StephLewis. Yesterday, Josh and I celebrated nine years of marriage. I know, nine years? Wow. That’s a lot. This last year has been a rocky one. It followed up moving across the country from California to Minnesota (in with my parents for a bit) and then buying a new house. Read More

Today Was Great, Meet Lewis #2


So, technically this baby’s due date is December 22nd, 2009. But, today we got to meet him, yes HIM, via ultrasound. These are the things we learned about him. Everything that could be healthy is healthy (heart, brain, spine, etc.) He has Josh’s detached earlobes He is a night owl, he was wide awake kicking Read More

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