Friday, March 16, 2012

Guest Post at Catholic and Crunchy: A Day in the Life of Mandi

Today is my birthday (a quarter of a century old!) so I'm taking the day off from Quick Takes, but I guest post today over at Catholic and Crunchy.  Stacy is running a series entitled "A Day in the Life" where various women give you a peek into their everyday life.  It's not glamorous, but it's the little moments that make up our lives.  My installment is a little more exciting that my average Friday, but a glimpse into my life nonetheless:

Today is my birthday, so it isn’t a usual Friday in my home, although I suspect that it will be much more ordinary than last Friday was.  Last Thursday, I flew to Atlanta with my three month old daughter, Lucia, to be with my best friend, C., while she had a minor surgical procedure.  I went back and forth regarding whether I should write my “Day in the Life” about last Friday which was a very abnormal day in my life or the previous one which was much more average.  Ultimately, I decided to write about our unusual Friday in Atlanta for two reasons.  First, life with a baby is ever-changing and unpredictable, so even if I had written about my Friday at home two weeks ago, it would only vaguely resemble how I currently spend my days.  Second, by describing what was out of the ordinary last week, I am more aware of what exactly I’ve come to rely on as my “ordinary”...continue reading at Catholic and Crunchy

Stacy and I have met in real life (we met through out blogs) and she's just amazing.  If you are unfamiliar with her blog, you should check out some of her past posts and get to know her a little (after you read my guest post, of course!).  She is getting married next month, so won't you offer some prayers for her wedding and marriage?

If you are visiting my blog for the first time, I'm glad you're here!  I blog about marriage, motherhood, faith, and everything in between.  I also host two series, on entitled On Marrying Young and the other Baby on a Budget.  Both are filled with great guest posts and I'm always looking for more guest posters.


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