About Katie

Hey there, my name is Katie. I am married to my best friend who happens to be a major stud. After suffering through infertility I have been blessed to a mommy to 3 little babies. I love my little family and the life we live in Canada.

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  • A weekend spent at their favorite place (the beach) with our favorite people is a weekend well spent and we wish it didn’t have to end! #summertime #beachbabes
  • Have you ever felt called to do something that made no sense but you knew you had to do it? Ok, glad I’m not the only one! My man @iammiketodd said it best in a recent sermon when he said “it’s not faith if you can see it and it’s not faith if it was not once a hope”  it may see crazy and it makes no sense why I’m being asked to do it but I have faith in the confidence that my obedience will produce good things. #thebestisyettocome #obedienceistheverybestway
  • Emotions... they can be a curse and a blessing! I am a feeler like I feel things deep and more often than not I am quick to wish I didn’t feel so deeply that I could care less about things so I wouldn’t be hurt but I am starting to remind myself more often that as hard as it is to feel and be open with your emotions it also can be used for good! It’s a blessing that God didn’t make @tspinksy a deeply emotional guy cause I have enough emotion for the two of us but I was reminded the other day when listening to a sermon by my bro-in-love @scottystephenson that our feelings are meant to be a gage not a guide! Emotions and feelings aren’t bad they really are a good thing and it’s ok to acknowledge how you’re feeling and feel those feelings but don’t let them be your guide to making decisions and choices in life but to always come back to truth because as we all know emotions and feelings are ever changing! #thoughtsonatuesdaynight #passthekleenex #micdrop
  • Just a mama and her boy! I’m so thankful I get to be a mommy to both boys and girls there is definitely a unique but different bond! I love all my babies equally but the bond between me and this boy is different than the one between his daddy and his sisters! 💙
  • Four years ago today, a week past your due date, you finally stopped making us wait to see your cute face and your head full of dark hair! I remember so many things about that day and today as we reminisced about that day and your big sister and brother meeting you for the first time I was once again moved to tears at the fact that Jesus knew we needed you before we knew we did! You are my fashionista, my “babysitter” to the baby’s we have you are your sister and brother’s BFF! You challenge me in ways I’ve never been challenged in motherhood, you push me to be more patient and yet we have the sweetest conversations and share a love to make anything into a song! My sweet baby girl (and yes you will always be my baby) I love you to the moon and back and can’t believe you are 4! So grown up and ready to spread your wings and start to fly this year as you start school and it breaks my heart to know that my days with you are over (I am referring to the fact you will know join your big brother and sister at school instead of being at home with me) and yet I’m so proud of you and excited to see you flourish! Happy Birthday #lyricbethany
  • Living her best life! Perfect weekend for staying cool in a pool and eating her weight in watermelon!
  • Today was a hard day! I don’t often see myself as a strong person but today I was strong with butterflies in my stomach and gut wrenching nerves I did what I had to do even though my heart broke doing so. I praise my kids all the time for being brave and doing hard things and often don’t cut myself any slack but today I’m proud of myself for not collapsing into a puddle of tears (even though as my husband lovingly pointed out I wanted to) I did the hard thing and as much as it sucked I did it - it’s over and tomorrow a new day!
  • I love being Canadian but I often question why I live here I mean if I could live on the water somewhere warm that would not only be my ideal location but my babies too! One of the downsides (and there aren’t many) to building is waiting on grading and landscaping and all my kids want is to be outside and play with water which turns into a lot of mud baths around here but I’ll take it cause the sunshine and heat are always short lived months around here and happy kids is every mamas dream! #motherhood #unfiltered #movingtosomeplacewarmer
  • Change in weather today which I’m ok with gives me an excuse to pull my cozy sweater out although I’m not in any way ready for fall yet but I do think fall is my favorite season to dress for... anyone else?

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  • A weekend spent at their favorite place (the beach) with our favorite people is a weekend well spent and we wish it didn’t have to end! #summertime #beachbabes
  • Have you ever felt called to do something that made no sense but you knew you had to do it? Ok, glad I’m not the only one! My man @iammiketodd said it best in a recent sermon when he said “it’s not faith if you can see it and it’s not faith if it was not once a hope”  it may see crazy and it makes no sense why I’m being asked to do it but I have faith in the confidence that my obedience will produce good things. #thebestisyettocome #obedienceistheverybestway
  • Emotions... they can be a curse and a blessing! I am a feeler like I feel things deep and more often than not I am quick to wish I didn’t feel so deeply that I could care less about things so I wouldn’t be hurt but I am starting to remind myself more often that as hard as it is to feel and be open with your emotions it also can be used for good! It’s a blessing that God didn’t make @tspinksy a deeply emotional guy cause I have enough emotion for the two of us but I was reminded the other day when listening to a sermon by my bro-in-love @scottystephenson that our feelings are meant to be a gage not a guide! Emotions and feelings aren’t bad they really are a good thing and it’s ok to acknowledge how you’re feeling and feel those feelings but don’t let them be your guide to making decisions and choices in life but to always come back to truth because as we all know emotions and feelings are ever changing! #thoughtsonatuesdaynight #passthekleenex #micdrop
  • Just a mama and her boy! I’m so thankful I get to be a mommy to both boys and girls there is definitely a unique but different bond! I love all my babies equally but the bond between me and this boy is different than the one between his daddy and his sisters! 💙
  • Four years ago today, a week past your due date, you finally stopped making us wait to see your cute face and your head full of dark hair! I remember so many things about that day and today as we reminisced about that day and your big sister and brother meeting you for the first time I was once again moved to tears at the fact that Jesus knew we needed you before we knew we did! You are my fashionista, my “babysitter” to the baby’s we have you are your sister and brother’s BFF! You challenge me in ways I’ve never been challenged in motherhood, you push me to be more patient and yet we have the sweetest conversations and share a love to make anything into a song! My sweet baby girl (and yes you will always be my baby) I love you to the moon and back and can’t believe you are 4! So grown up and ready to spread your wings and start to fly this year as you start school and it breaks my heart to know that my days with you are over (I am referring to the fact you will know join your big brother and sister at school instead of being at home with me) and yet I’m so proud of you and excited to see you flourish! Happy Birthday #lyricbethany
  • Living her best life! Perfect weekend for staying cool in a pool and eating her weight in watermelon!

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