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March 17, 2014

Are you Happy?

This just made my day! Love the song and the video is great.

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January 4, 2014

I Saw Jesus . . . at Target

Standing in line as a young (maybe 18 years old) man scanned my humongous pile of groceries, I met Jesus. As he scanned bok choy and grass fed beef, he started asking me questions. At first it caught me off guard and I wasn’t really sure how to respond, but I tried to respond genuinely […]

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November 8, 2013

Butternut Squash, Carrot & Apple Soup Recipe

Butternut Squash, Carrot & Apple Soup Recipe INGREDIENTS 1 medium white onion, chopped 1 rib of celery, chopped 4 carrot, chopped 2 Tbsp butter 1 butternut squash 1 tart green apple 3 cups chicken broth (use your own stock – free of preservatives) 1 cup water Pinches of nutmeg, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and pepper METHOD […]

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Turkey Burlap Door Hanger

A friend of mine recently posted this picture on Facebook of her Thanksgiving door hanger. And I loved it so much, I searched for an online tutorial on how to do it. Well . . . I couldn’t find one. I did find a good explanation on how to do burlap door hangers here, but nothing […]

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February 20, 2013

Living with Two Explorers – Raising Boys Tips

Before kids I loved reading. My favorite books are old books, old being the eighteenth/nineteenth century variety. Authors such as Leo Tolstoy, Thomas Hardy, and Earnest Hemingway are some of my favorites. Perhaps the reason I like eighteenth century literature so much is because it demonstrates exploration in words, philosophies, and story. Reading a Hardy […]

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February 14, 2013

“I Love You and You Know It”

I love music and I love to laugh, so if you can combine the two together, I am one happy chic. Thankfully, God knew this when he brought Chris into my life. I call him my ‘closet comedian’, because most people have no idea how hilarious he is – I mean laughing-to-tears-hilarious. I can remember […]

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February 13, 2013

Valentine’s Day Bible Verses and Crafts

My husband and I have been married for eight and half years and on our wedding day, 1 Corinthians 13 was read by the pastor who married us. I’m sure you are familiar with the verses, it is pretty popular for weddings. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; […]

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February 12, 2013

Living with Wild Things

“Whenever boys are in the equation, you may have to broaden your definition of normal.” The sound of crashing toys pouring onto the floor like a flood startles me as I load the washing machine with its third load for the day. It seems it is all I can do to keep up with the […]

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January 11, 2013

Finding Contentment

“If [you] obey and serve him, [you] will spend the rest of [your] days in prosperity
and [your] years in contentment.” Job 36:11 So you are saying if I serve and obey God everything with be perfect and I will prosper and be content? You mean it’s as easy as that? I don’t know about you […]

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