Tag: family

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

We can never fully repay our mothers for everything they have done for us.  We know how special they are when we are little, but we probably don’t realize all they have truly given and sacrificed on our behalf until we are older with families of our own.  We know that we need to honor …

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The Good, the Bad, and the Pregnant

After 2.5 years of dating and 5.5 years of marriage, we are finally onto the next big step in our relationship, starting a family.  Already over halfway through, I am now 21 weeks pregnant.  I have been extremely blessed; my first trimester went very well.  I was a little tired and nauseated but nothing bad …

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Top 5 for Spring and Easter

This is one of my favorite times of the year.  Everywhere we go flowers and trees are blooming, the fashion industry is breaking out the bright, fresh colors, and the weather is warming up.  To help celebrate the season and blessed holiday, here are my top 5 picks. 1. Daily Bible All throughout the year, …

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Just Like Mom Used to Make

Growing up, I never realized how important food was to my family life.  Almost every great childhood memory and experience involves food in some way or another.  Whether we were getting ice cream after winning the big game; having a barbeque when it was too hot to cook in the house; eating a four-course meal …

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Finding my Inner Cook

I never really thought of cooking as being “my thing.”  Stopping by a restaurant or picking up something to eat was far too easy and became our normal routine after working late and facing a long commute home.  After 5 years of marriage and only a handful of attempts at having dinner at the table, …

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