wedding week {Julianna}

So. My sister Julianna got married last week. {!!} Still somewhat hard to believe. She and her husband, my brother-in-law Joshua Spurlock, are honeymooning in the city of love this week… and once they return, there will officially be two of us in what is becoming a select group of married Squicciarini girls who live […]


Under normal circumstances, a few months isn’t a whole lot of time to get to know someone, but I’ve spent every day of these past five months living with my baby girl, and I feel like I know her inside and out. I know each of her little expressions – her wide grin, her curious […]

more reasons to smile

Awhile ago I read a post on Crysta Bobylev’s blog {Shalom in the Home} that I’ve been wanting to share. Today I went back to reread it and find the link to share it here. Crysta wrote a beautiful post called “Stealing Away,” drawing a comparison between nursing {special time with my baby} and the […]

valentine’s day

My sisters and I have been doing a “31 Days of Prayer” project, praying for our husbands with a different focus each day, and today is the halfway point. Coincidentally, it’s also Tu b’Av, the Jewish Valentine’s Day… so I have to take a minute and rave about my husband. {grin} What this project has […]