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Merry Christmas

This year for Christmas I wanted to share something very special to me.  Every year as a child my dad would read us The Christmas Story that his father read to them as children.  On Christmas morning my brother and … Continue reading

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Easter 2012

Did your Easter look anything like this? Despite what this picture may show we actually had a very blessed Easter Sunday.  We spent the first few hours with our church family followed by an afternoon with family and friends.  Yes, … Continue reading

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5 Family Friendly Activities for Earth Hour

Yesterday I talked about how Earth Hour is a global event on March 31st and how it can be used to help teach your children how to be good environmental stewards.  It’s also a great time to build stronger family … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2012 – A Global Event

Looking back over my blog I just realized that my family has participated in Earth Hour since 2008 when I first heard about the event.  Every March organizers around the globe turn off their lights for one hour to unite … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving friends!  I hope and pray that you all have a fabulous day with family and friends. Me?  I’ll have a quiet day with my kids while my husband works in the morning.  Then we’ll have a quiet Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Halloween (in Real Life)

These are my babies!  OK, only the two on the left are my real kids (worker man and China doll).  The others are my best friends’ children…but I call them my own!  The first time we took this photo there … Continue reading

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September in Florida

It’s hard to believe that it’s actually September but today it finally felt like it!  We had a high of 83 degrees which for Florida feels like HEAVEN!  During the summer months we don’t spend much time outdoors unless we … Continue reading

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A Day in Pictures – BlogHer ’11

It’s way too early for iPhone photos but here are my best friend and I on the plane at 6am ET. View from our room at BlogHer ’11.  Marriott Marquis & Marina – San Diego The packages that arrived from … Continue reading

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The Game of LIFE

Want to know something funny?  I’ve never played the board game LIFE. We were a Monopoly family growing up and my brother and I never got LIFE.  This week while at camp my son played LIFE and pestered me all … Continue reading

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Tiny Prints & Christmas Cards

Every year our family gathers together to take some photos that we’ll use on our Christmas cards.  I’m usually a last minute person and don’t get them done until long after Thanksgiving has past.  This year I was provided an … Continue reading

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