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An Outdoor Spring Garden Party

We like to party and by party I mean hang out at home with friends and family and eat. Home is our favorite place to party and since indoor space is limited we decided to take advantage of the mild weather and gather outside. Our yard normally looks like this. Pretty but not very party-like….

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Countdown to 48

One month from today I’ll be 48. Age has never been much more than a number for me but I’ve probably thought about this birthday more than any other. Here are a few reasons why I think this birthday feels different: First, the awareness that my life is probably half-way over. I’m hoping to see…

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stacy in red hat

New Year’s {Revolution}

I love the AT & T  “It’s not complicated” commercials. My favorite is this one. Go ahead and click to watch it. It’s short. And funny. Speaking of candy… I saw this list and decided it would be my Revolution starting point: 1. A bad habit I’m going to break: staying up way too late!…

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caleb in armour3

A gift for the One who has everything

I still remember the years when I would take my young children shopping because they wanted to get a gift for their friends and family. They had no money and really didn’t even realize they needed any to buy the things they wanted. Their gifts were carefully chosen and personal. Their focus was on the…

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For When You've Lost Your Way


You’ve probably seen the quote “All who wander are not lost.” That may be true but sometimes those who are lost have a tendency to wander. And wonder? I remember the last time I was lost. Lost We were driving to a party at a friend’s house. I was sure I knew how to get…

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Caleb and Me

Two Calebs

The date was February 26, 2000. I was 36 weeks pregnant. We didn’t know we were having a another boy but the only name we had chosen was Caleb. Our reason for choosing it: Numbers 14:24  “But because my servant Caleb has a different spirit and follows me wholeheartedly, I will bring him into the…

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