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    May 24, 2014

    16 Things I Learned in Our 1st Year of M...

    It hardly seems possible, but June 8th is just around the corner. Since I don’t know where we will be then, I decided to go ahead and post my an...
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    April 22, 2014

    The Trunk of Self & Sentimentality

    Yesterday I sat down to deal with the trunk of sentimentality. I thought I was going to have to make many hard decisions, but really… I was surp...
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    March 19, 2014

    The Miscarriage Misconception

    Today, my husband and I received a card. It was from someone reaching out to us, letting us know that though they didn’t know what we were going thr...
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    March 9, 2014

    What I Love About My Husband

    My husband has fascinated me from the very first time I met him. Believe it or not, this is only a smattering of the things I love about him. I...
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    February 11, 2014

    Being Chased- The Art of Patience for Go...

    There was something about Mark from the very beginning that made me watch him with fascination. There was a determination to serve the Lord. There was...
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Applebee’s Boneless BBQ Wings

Before I met my husband, Applebee’s was my favorite place to eat and Boneless Honey BBQ wings were my favorite menu item. In spite of their high calorie status, I…

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Are You Ready for Church?

Comb your hair, straighten your tie and pull your suit jacket on. Strap on your heels, dust your hair with a final cloud of hairspray and take one last look…

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Sorry Wal-Mart

I actually used to be quite cynical about Valentine’s Day. To be fair though, it is a single girl’s DUTY to be cynical on Valentine’s Day. Who else is going…

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The Ugly Truth about Hurt

As much as I hate to admit it, I was lying in bed last night, trying to fall asleep, when those scenes began unfolding again. My mind swirled with the…

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Gobs: A Tribute to the North

Most people call them “Whoopie Pies”, but where I’m from, they’re “Gobs.” Gobs of chocolate and gobs of cream, gobs of deliciousness, and gobs of memories. The sight of a…

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It’s Still Summer

Well, after a long blog hiatus while we were settling into new territory, I am back. Not only back, but refreshed, encouraged, and uplifted by the Lord.  I have many…

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GIVEAWAY: Split Endz Boutique & A Life Update

  So, today I was talking to my husband about not knowing how to build momentum for product sales and he repeated the same line he has along. “You have…

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A Bag Sale Induced Epiphany

In my last post I mentioned the financial industriousness of the Proverbs 31 woman and I was, again, challenged by her example, so today, I’m putting forth a little bit…

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I Am Not A Proverbs 31 Woman

This morning I read Proverbs 31. It’s kind of crazy, but I realized that I actually tend to avoid anything branded with “Proverbs 31.” A book that includes it in…

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Trim Healthy Mama on the Learning Curve

Today makes one full week on “Trim Healthy Mama”.  I’m still working my way through the book, but, since I am reviewing it, I thought I would share a few…