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10 Truths for the Trenches

  I am an avid reader. I usually find myself being drawn to parenting books. Why? Probably because I have always felt so inadequate as a mom. You see when I was in college, I was very career focused, and I really had no intention of having children. After marriage, the Lord changed my heart […]

Categories : Family, News, Parenting
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How to Make Chicken For Your Freezer, Plus 5 Ways of Using it!

  Do you want to have cooked chicken on hand for your favorite recipes or dinner in a flash? Do you want to get it without opening a can? Here’s one easy and delicious way to prepare chicken for freezing. Begin with: One whole chicken (Look in the poultry section of the grocery store for […]

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I Was in Need of Some Girl-Time!

I was in need of some girl time! So on a recent trip to North Carolina, to visit family, I immediately made an appointment with my favorite manicurist for a full treatment pedicure. She is beautiful, petite, vivacious, always glad to see me and I truly enjoy our conversations. We chose a plum nail polish, […]

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Wounded by God’s People–Book Review

“When Hagar ran away from hurt and humiliation, she also ran away from God’s people, God’s presence, and God’s promises.  And I wonder…was she also running away from God?”  Anne Graham Lotz. In this book, Wounded by God’s People,  Anne does a remarkable job of using the story of Hagar to lead those who have […]

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Are You Ready for Some Football…and Cookies???

Fall is almost here and at our house that means watching Saturday afternoon football games while munching on our favorite fall treat, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. The delicious pumpkin keeps them moist and the chocolate chips are… well chocolate! They’re portable too, so bring them along to your next tailgating party.       Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies  1 […]

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Three Reasons and Five Ways to Reconnect with Friends!

Let’s face it, summer is fun, but it can be exhausting!  Or maybe I am the only one that can relate to summer exhaustion.  I remember the days of vacations, little to no schedules, late nights with the children (yet still early mornings for me), and living on caffeine. Yes, it was fun and yes, […]

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