#proudmommoment · #teamELFH · daddy/daughter · family · God ROCKS!

#backToSchool – “Mrs. Hans”

Often the “Memories” that facebook kindly reminds you of can be really bittersweet.  Some pictures take you back to the exact moment you took it… I remember this like it was 2 minutes ago and it makes my tummy hurt a little just thinking about it. This was the original post that went with the picture: In our… Continue reading #backToSchool – “Mrs. Hans”

#ftf (Favorite Things Friday) · #ilovemyman · #proudmommoment · #teamELF · daddy/daughter · family

#ftf – FirstDayOfSchoolTraditions

#ftf = Favorite Things Friday! Traditions tend to be a big deal in our family. I’ve often joked that we could never do something cool just once – since one of us would claim it needed to be done again, since it was now a “tradition”.  Some of my favorite (legit) traditions involve “First Day… Continue reading #ftf – FirstDayOfSchoolTraditions

#missingmydad · daddy/daughter · family

#AndNowAWordFromMyMomma – November 6, 2016

I’ve got my first GUEST WRITER appearing today!  It only makes sense that it would be my mom as, I believe, she’s a huge reason why I love words so much!  She’s been showering me with words since before I was born and it’s not unusual for her to bless me (and HUNDREDS of others -including MY friends,… Continue reading #AndNowAWordFromMyMomma – November 6, 2016

#missingmydad · daddy/daughter · family

#EveryVoteCounts – November 2, 2016

Today was filled with a whole bunch of emotions that I’m just now processing and thinking through. First came my desire to vote and the 3 different stops I had to make in order to get it done! I had some unexpected free time this morning and just knew that I needed to MAKE .IT.… Continue reading #EveryVoteCounts – November 2, 2016

#missingmydad · daddy/daughter · God ROCKS!

#IsItNormalToForget – September 25, 2016

Is it normal to forget???? Two weeks ago I was driving down the highway on my way home from work with a huge grin on my face. Earlier that day my husband had made a BIG decision and had sent an email to our extended family with the news.  As I left my office and headed… Continue reading #IsItNormalToForget – September 25, 2016

#DateWithDad · daddy/daughter

And So It Begins…Our First Date.

If you missed the “why” behind what made me start dating my dad – read here… https://lorieubanks.wordpress.com/2016/04/17/how-i-began-dating-my-dad/ January 28, 2016… The morning of our first Thursday “Date with Dad”, I received a call to confirm that I was still coming. My dad sounded alert, peppy and excited (honestly, something we hadn’t seen for weeks)…but also… Continue reading And So It Begins…Our First Date.