Archive for the 'Family' Category

Driving Cross Country with 3 Kids

Friday, August 26th, 2011

My husband and father-in-law drove our big Penski moving truck from Californai to Oklahoma a few weeks ago. I drove our mini-van with the three kids and the dog. Hmmm? Who got the better deal? It went pretty well for the most part… minus the ridiculously hot temps as we crossed the desert, and the […]

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

We have moved to Oklahoma, and boy does moving take a lot out of you! Before, during and after. And moving out of state is a lot of work on so many levels. Well, now we are pretty settled, my kids have started back at public school, and I am teaching preschool. Who thought? Anyways […]

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A Gift

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Do you ever just stop? Floored. To revel in God’s creation. Amazed by some sight and realize that seeing this is a gift from God?  

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TO-DO and How to Do

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Please say I am not the only one who is willing to change and adjust and try whatever new system of organization or discipline or sleep management or whatever to figure out what works best? Over and over again until you find the way… anyone? When my oldest was a baby, it was finding the […]

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Friday, January 28th, 2011

Hiatus to say the least. Hello readers. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas, breaks from school, and blessed beginning to your new year. My life has been full and the blog was one of the first things on the chopping block when something had to go. Now, things are settling down, thankfully. Many popular blogs […]

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Thanks and Giving

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

My parents gave me so much in so many different ways. I am very thankful for that. I am particularly thankful for the culinary home education they each provided me with. I just got done teaching a cooking class on Canning & Preservation today to a group of moms. It was a fun class. As […]

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Christmas Traditions

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

We have a few Christmas traditions in our family. We are going through advent using Ann Voskamp at A Holy Experience‘s free Jesse Tree Advent Devotional, a Jesse tree, and advent calendars. Inside of our advent calendar I put quarters (one per child). My kids open the little door in the morning and then put […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

May this be a day of blessing and thanks no matter how wonderful or how difficult your life may be during this season of your life. I pray that you will be full of thanks, ready to give, and share whatever God has blessed you with. {and eat some yummy food!} WD Give-A-Way: EVERYONE who […]

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Making OJ

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

We love oranges – segments, smiles, or squeezed. We are pretty into fresh squeezed OJ with lots of pulp, primarily for adding into smoothies (I add a lot of greens and it masks them perfectly). We have an ample source of oranges which is a huge blessing and want to eat the fruit as whole […]

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Thanksgiving is obviously a timing of giving thanks. Yet, it can often become another busy day, filled with preparations, family relations, and full tummies. I challenge you this Thanksgiving to spend the next couple weeks leading up to this day of thanks developing a family tradition that you can carry on over the years. Come […]

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