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A Christian wife, mother, daughter, photographer, amateur chef, homeschooler, pretend gardener, cancer-survivor and laundry-hater.
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Mom Spotlight: Kathy

Happy Mothers’ Day week!  This week we are showcasing some of our favorite moms.  THIS mom would be at the TOP of any favorite mom list… just under our own.  In fact, as long as I can remember, I’ve called her “Mama Faul.”  Kathy’s children are my age and she was a big part of […]

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Mom Spotlight: Kymberlie

Happy Mothers’ Day week!  This week we are interviewing some of our favorite moms. Kymberlie and I met through the Praise and Harmony recordings.  She’s always easy to spot in the recording videos — she’s the alto with blue hair!  Read about Kymberlie below. How did you come up with the names of your children? […]

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Mom Spotlight: Heidi

Happy Mother’s Day Week!  This week we are showcasing some of our favorite moms! Heidi and I “met” online 17 years ago when we were both pregnant with our oldest children.  What started as an online parenting message board grew to a close community of about 40 women.  We still keep in touch!  It’s my […]

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Mom Spotlight: Ashley

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!  I’m so excited to share with you some Mom interviews on the blog this week. The first mom I’m showcasing is Ashley.  Ashley and I attend church together.  She is a high school counselor for a local high school.  She also happens to have two of THE. CUTEST. KIDS. on social media. […]

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Mom Spotlights

Being a mom is hard – no matter what stage you’re in.  It bothers me when seasoned moms make light of new mom struggles. Just because you mastered it, and you’re looking at that period of life through your now-rose-colored classes doesn’t mean that it wasn’t hard when you were in the midst of it! […]

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Parenting Teenagers is Hard.

I love my teenagers.  They are fun, and I love spending time hanging out with them.  When it comes to parenting teenagers, there’s a learning curve.  I’m still the parent.  And I still have the responsibility to protect my children and provide guidelines for them that help them make good choices.  Soon, though, they will be on their own […]

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Friday Finds

What?  Two posts in one week?  I know.  You should be impressed.  I just thought I’d take a few minutes to share some awesome finds from this week. Beauty & the Beast.  Oh my.  It was every bit as lovely as I imagined it would be.  I smiled through the whole thing.  If you haven’t seen […]

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Monday Musings

Hello out there… anyone still here?  It’s a good thing that blogging isn’t my job because I’m not very good at it lately… This post has changed my life.  I stumbled across it last fall and asked for an Aeropress and a Milk Frother for Christmas and my sweet mother obliged.  Let me just tell you, […]

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Monday Musings

Welcome 2017!  I was ready for the new year.  The Fall of 2016 was not great for me… I had some growing pains as a parent, but in retrospect, my general bad attitude may have been attributed to my hormones being out of whack, so who knows.  2017 is here and I have new patches.  Whoop!  However, […]

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My Sweet Grandma

So many good memories I have of Grandma place her in the kitchen.  I picture her standing at the counter stirring saccharine tablets into her tea with a long spoon and slightly shaking hands.  I picture her sitting around the table with “the cousins” playing Hand and Foot or Skipbo.  I picture her using the special […]

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