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Cutting the Cost of Having Babies: Part 2

This post is part two of a post from 2015.   If you’re interested in reading that first, please click here So, you’re pregnant… again.  Or maybe just still pregnant… Let me high five/ fist bump/ belly bump you. I’m so excited for your growing family, and I have more ideas to help ya’ll get through this […] Read more…

He Gives And Takes Away

He Gives And Takes Away

The Lord is my Giver of life, and of joy, and of salvation, and of all good things. Everything that has even a hint of Heaven in it springs from his deep, deep well of kindness. Most of His kindnesses go unnoticed…the beautiful details and comforts in my life are so abounding that I, incredibly, am […] Read more…

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2016, And A Few Of Its Lessons

You know it…I know it…the whole world knows it:  2016 was hard…and weird. 2016 made me wish that I lived in any other time other than this one…that there was somewhere perfectly safe and happy that my family and I could sneak off to.  2016 made me long for Heaven. But I am not in Heaven…yet.  I […] Read more…

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On Rejoicing And Weeping, Together

Thanksgiving is over, but I hope our giving of thanks will never end! Now Christmas is coming and the year is swiftly coming to a close. Oh my! – How things have changed this year!!! Even more than usual. (If that is even possible.) Some very good changes and some very hard changes. When I […] Read more…

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Autumn Kale, Apple and Quinoa Salad

I am a recipe hunter.  Yes, I have cookbooks and research fun recipes.  But my favorite recipes come from people I know.  Whose yummy treats I’ve tried. I will hunt your recipe for YEARS if I love it enough.  I am still trying to squeeze a cole slaw recipe out of a girl from 2009.  […] Read more…

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Easy & Versatile DIY Acorn Garland

We have an oak tree in the front yard that makes THE BEST acorns.  They are big and fat and they all have those little “hats.” It’s like Pinterest is raining down crafty opportunities in my front yard. I’ve been gathering the acorns for weeks now…buckets of them…all in anticipation of making my very own acorn […] Read more…

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