Memorial Day

Memorial Day Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. We all know that it is the unofficial kickoff to summer. There was some great weather and I know many people took advantage of it with trips to the lake, family cookouts, and more. Most of my weekend was consumed by another DIY project. My…

Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself Projects I’m not sure what happened. Something has changed in me. Over the last several weeks I have watched way too much TV… the HGTV channel to be specific. I am particularly fond of the renovation shows such as Fixer Upper, Home Town, and Property Brothers. Fixer Upper is my favorite. I’m…

A Look Back

A Look Back at Holy Week… What a great Holy Week and Easter at Aldersgate! A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to make it such a special time. I know that staff and volunteers alike worked very hard and it showed. A look back… Holy Week kicked off with Palm Sunday worship and…

Connected

Connected So, recently our family got a new addition. Her name is Alexa and we love having her around the house! I’m guessing some of you have an Alexa in your house too. Of course, when I speak of Alexa I am referring to a digital assistant from Amazon. These digital assistants have become incredibly…

Hygge

Have you heard of hygge? I know, how can you know something you can’t even pronounce? Hygge is a danish word that is pronounced hoo-ga. There are a variety of definitions out there, but its a concept of creating coziness. Think sweaters and cups of coffee by the fire, think about a “lived in” and…

Unique

Unique Its no great secret that we are all not wired the same. Our personalities, our preferences, our tendencies can all vary greatly. Have you noticed how this tends to be especially true for siblings. I am always amazed at how kids with the same parents, growing up in the same house, can be so…