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Year of Jubilee

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They say the 7th year is the year of Jubilee.  A year where debts are cancelled and everyone knows and breathes freedom.  A season of celebration. It’s been 7 years since our son Noah passed away.  God has already shown Jason and me how this year is going to be profound and special, though we […]

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The Tortoise and the Hare

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When I think of turtles, images from Eric Carle’s books come to mind since I have a toddler and these are on my shelves and in my hands most afternoons before nap time. If I said the word “turtle” to my husband, I bet you a zillion dollars visions of pecans covered in caramel covered […]

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"Food Fight!!!!!"

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A couple weeks ago Jason was rude.  And I mean, weird rude.   To me it seemed totally irrational and out of nowhere, and in 20+ years of knowing him, I should know…because Jason’s not rude.  It’s not his nature or in his character to be rude.  He’s the most thoughtful man I know. I mean, […]

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A Brief History of Em’s Halloween Costumes

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Hindsight is 20/20. 2005, Em’s 3rd birthday party with recycled skirts made from daddy’s pant legs.  Flower hats made from recycled upholstery materials. Apparently I’ve always been a recycle-er.  I was “green” before “green” was even cool. With jewelry I love to take old pieces apart and repurpose them into something fun and modern, which […]

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More On: Girlfriends!

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NOT “Moron Girlfriends!”  Just to clarify… There are many titles I could have gone with concerning this post: “Modern Day Miracle!” “Man Uncovers Ancient Secret!” “Husband Found His Wife’s Sweet Spot…” “Mars Finally Moves to Venus to Form a Planetary Merger” “Jesus Can Come On Back Now…All the Problems in the World are Solved.” Or, […]

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Dave Ramsey is Dreamy

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I am so totally in love with you, Dave Ramsey, in a strictly platonic and financial sort of way… Today I did something I have not done in 19 years of marriage.  It may seem like no big deal to some, but for me, it was epic.  For reals. I went to the grocery store […]