Getting ready for Baby: A high chair and a dresser

So, here we are.  It is August.  Cooper is due this month.  We’ve been really busy this summer with camps, baby showers, conferences, reunions with friends and family, and trying to get things ready around our home for the arrival of our little guy. So Kelly and I make a great pair in a lot … Continue reading

A letter to my son…

Son, Hi. I’m Eric. You’ll call me dad. It won’t be long now before you enter the world … and change my life forever. I couldn’t be more excited for your arrival!! Seriously, I sometimes am still floored that you are there … growing big and strong in your momma’s belly. I’m excited, but I … Continue reading

It’s a …. BABY!

Well, by now if you know Kelly and I you know that we are expecting our firsts baby!! We had our first ultrasound yesterday and are 12 weeks and 2 days so far.  It’s been a little torturous not being able to just tell everyone, but we are SO excited and blessed that the Lord … Continue reading

Thursday is for … thrifty crafters.

I guess I’ve always just been wired as a “creator.”  I love making things.  Taking random items and coming up with an entirely new object/product at the end. Not every craft project, painting or new meal turned out great … I’ve had my fair share of epic flops, but there is something about the process … Continue reading

Wednesday is for … my wife.

Let me introduce you to a wonderful woman.  My wife, Kelly! ( you can check out her blog here: http://www.barbericwife.blogspot.com) It’s amazing to me to stop and think back about the faithfulness of the Lord to see how He intricately wove our lives together.  Such a patchwork of experiences and grace and mercy … and … Continue reading