Category Archives: blessed

Happy Birthday to the BEST Brother

johnny3 johnny7 johnny4 johnny5 johnny6 johnny2 johnnyToday is my brother John’s birthday. We have always been incredibly close and I don’t take that for granted. I know a lot of people who barely even talk to their siblings, I talk to Johnny about once a day. He’s one of my best friends. He is a really intelligent, very caring man and I can’t believe that he’s turning 25 years old today. I’m so blessed to be his sister. I love you, bucco, and I hope this birthday is one to remember. =)

Happy Father’s Day



You are my leader in Christ, my role model, my friend, my support system. You keep me laughing and make sure I never take myself too seriously! You are full of love for all people and animals. I am a very blessed daughter! We all love you terribly!! <3

Abbigayle’s Birthday

AbbiToday I am in Nevada celebrating the first birthday of my niece Abbigayle!! =) It was a last minute decision to make this trip, but OH SO WORTH IT. I can’t believe that I’m getting to spend this time with my brother Joel and his family. I’m so blessed!!

Relay for Life

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Made in memory of my grandmother.

I had such an incredible time participating in Relay for Life! =) It was such a moving, thought-provoking, and happy event spent celebrating MORE BIRTHDAYS! I feel so proud of how much money our work team earned for the Relay. I would definitely suggest participating in a Relay for Life in your own towns. <3 Down with cancer!!

Book Reviews


booksWhat a dream it would be to be able to review books every day of the week!

It’s so odd to think this, let alone write this down for all the world [i.e., my 5 readers]. I did not truly know until a little while ago what I wanted to do with my life. When I was a young college graduate, I wanted to┬ábe an actress in a television sitcom. That was the dream.

Now my dream has shifted. Grown with my age and likes/dislikes, my love and happiness growing and shaping differently as my preferences evolve.

country daysI can think of nothing more lovely than reviewing books for all the days of my life. I may not be able to write extremely well. I may not be able to act extremely well. But I can read like a pro; read like it’s my job.

And so that’s me. That’s me now. At 26 years old. Working during the day as a technical writer, wishing I could write more often and read all day every day.

Happy Birthday, Broseph!

johnnyHappy 24th Birthday to my partner-in-crime, my best friend since childhood, and one of the men in my life who has meant the most to me! My brother Johnny is an incredible young man and I’m so proud of all of the hard work he’s been putting into school this year! He’s gotten SOC [Student-of-the-Course] twice now and he keeps getting better and better! I can’t wait to see what he accomplishes in his life!

Merry Christmas to All


I got a Nexus 7 for Christmas!! And I’m writing this entire entry from it… just wanted to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!! Love, Sarah, Mitchel, Franklin, and the kitties!

My Christmas Wishlist

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Fall Hiking Trip

We took Franklin on a really wonderful and relaxing walk last Saturday! He really needed a nice, loooooooong walk… and Mitch, Mary, and I took the opportunity to be out in this lovely fall weather!

Franklin was loving the water [a first]!

It was great to be out in nature instead of stuck inside the apartment reading [although, Lord knows, I love that, too]! I love when we get in some “family time” with our baby boy Franklin!

National Boyfriend Week: My Nomination

This week is “National Boyfriend Week”. When Mitchel informed me of this momentous occassion, my natural response was to scrunch up my face and say “Every week is boyfriend week.” hahaha. BUT, I’ve had a change of heart… and I’d like to NOMINATE MITCHEL.

He is kind and loving.
He is attentive and yet respectful of my me-time.
He understands me and loves me in spite of [or maybe because of] all of my flaws.
He is a super dapper gent and lets me ooh and aah over Christopher Eccleston [Doctor Nine] without ever getting piffed!
He adores our fur-babies… all 3 cats & the Frankmeister!!!
Even though he can drive me crazy, I’d still rather fight with his silly face than anyone else’s.
Also, he is very nice to look at, and that doesn’t hurt one bit!
And he wrote me a lovely poem. It’s my favorite piece of poetry I’ve ever read. =) (and not just because it’s about our love and mushy gushy!)

Mitchel, you are all the stars in the sky and every sunrise and sunset. You are my bestest best friend [right up there with mom, you cool cat] and I lurve you and all that junk! ;) Happy national kiss your boyfriend’s bum week.

When is National Girlfriend’s week again? Next week, you say?