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Weekends for the Soul…Hand Print Salt Dough Ornaments

  I love making crafts with my girls.  Time may not always allow it , but we try to squeeze one in every now and then.  For some reason, every time I see a craft…

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A New Mom

I can hardly believe it. I made a person. Successfully. And have kept him alive, for 5 whole weeks so far! A year and a half ago, I never would have thought that I would…

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Weekends for the Soul: Thankful Tree

  My husband and I have always tried to teach our girls to be thankful.  We are constantly reminding them to say, “Thank you” after they receive something from someone.  Our oldest is seven and…

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Remembering Tiny Toes

My daughter just turned 18 months, but I would still consider myself a new mom. I remember coming home from the hospital thinking “I can’t believe I get to bring you home pretty girl”. I…

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Antique Tractor Themed Birthday Party

Every now and then you need to celebrate someones birthday.  And what better theme to have for someone turning 60 than an antique/vintage tractor. Especially when that someone has lived on a farm and/or worked…

Learning to walk the line!

Weekend for the Soul: The Big Sigh…

Big Sigh,,,,,, Well, I don’t know about you, dear readers, but I have no clue where the summer went. I’m afraid, however, it consumed many of my precious brain cells as we : 1. prepared…

Slow Family Summer

Slow Family Summer

Long before the pending bustle of summer, I sat down with our family at supper with a pen and notebook in hand. I asked what is are the smells, tastes and sounds do you want…

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Two Weeks of Heartache and Headaches

We all have the moments when we are ready to throw in the towel.  For me, it has been the past two weeks. Two weeks ago, my husband lost his Grandma to Alzheimer’s.  It has…

This little boy has been through so much...but even when at his smallest, he had a light shining from him!

Perfect parenting

I’m reading a book called “99 Ways to Raise Spiritually Healthy Children,” by Kathleen Long Bostrom. It’s not my usual reading fare…but any time I see something that I think will help me be a…

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Your Summer Reading Assignment: Nora Roberts

Yippee!   I haven’t been able to give out a reading assignment since the Class of 2002 graduated from Twin Lakes High School, so this is kind of fun. What’s even better is that, assuming…