On Sunday, Andrew participated in the Pinewood Derby race with his fellow cub scout troops from Pack 52. He missed the derby last year so this was his first time participating and he had a blast! Not only did he have some quality bonding time with his daddy (and mama had some quiet
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Life is a gift. So is motherhood. Being a mother is a hard, often thankless, job. No doubt about that. But motherhood is beautiful and wonderful. I can’t even imagine what my life was like before my son. Sure I remember the ‘freedom’ of doing what I want, going where I want and
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Call it the joy of Easter, call it spring fever, or just call me crazy , but lately my heart has been full of the praises of the Lord, and I can’t resist sharing the many attributes of our great God!
1. Merciful. This past Sunday
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Tomorrow (Saturday) officially marks my 42nd year of life. I don’t particularly feel 42, though. Time has flown by so fast and it seems to go faster every minute. As I reflect, I feel truly blessed and thankful. Of course, I’ve been through bad times and challenges as everyone else. Due to my cerebral
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I found this fun recipe for White Chocolate Snowman Pretzels over at Homemade Mamas and I can’t wait to make these with my son. These actually look easy enough for someone as un-crafty as me!
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Last week I shared some of our favorite Christmas Movies and today I’m sharing some of our favorite Christmas music! There’s no better way to get into the spirit of Christmas than to listen to melodic hymns or dancing around the house to “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”.
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One of the best things about the Advent/Christmas season is being able to cuddle up as a family and watch Christmas movies. Here are a few of our favorites:
1. Elf. No matter how many times I watch this movie I always laugh like crazy!
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NOTE: The following is a re-post from last year. It was a popular post and since lots of people look for hostess gifts this time of year, I decided to republish it.
The holiday season is fast approaching, and with that comes dinner invitations and parties! Parties and dinners, of course, usually entails bringing
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Thanksgiving is only a couple short weeks away, and I’ve been looking for some simple (and fun) craft ideas. I’ve mentioned this before, but my new favorite place to look for ideas is Pinterest; and, I’ve found some cute ideas there for Thanksgiving. Here’s just a few:
1. Be Thankful.
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