Breakfast with Santa

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Chris took the kids to Breakfast with Santa on Saturday morning. They were so excited, especially since Santa arrived in a KC 135 Each of the kids got a present especially for them from “Santa”… amazing he know just what each of them wanted! I had to take Jude to a function at our church, […]

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Christmas cards and such

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Well, Laine over at the Ferrill Bunch inspired me to go ahead and post our Christmas card pic with her darling pics of her little ones. Ours is not great. One thing I’ve learned in the last 18 years is NOT to wait for something to be perfect, you’ll be waiting forever. I made our […]

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Helping the orphan

An incredibly powerful presentation by an adoptive mom and dad to encourage other Christian’s to ‘help the orphan’ as scripture calls us to. Whether through prayer, sponsorship or adoption, there is something everyone can do.In her post on WCC, Regina, the mom who made the video wrote,”So if it helps to bring a child home […]

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Being a mother

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Man, do I love this little guy! There is just something about him, he has such a charming, loving, engaging personality. He is just fun. He laughs, makes silly faces, makes up games. One of his newest games is he’ll have something in his hand and then pull his hand into his sleeve. Then he […]

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It’ll put a smile on your face

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Go visit LWB’s Top 10 Photos of the Year. These little ones are so precious. Just click on the numbers at the top of the page to see all the winners. It’ll definitely put a smile on your face If you haven’t already, please consider sponsoring a child through foster care or a child with […]

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For Kris

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Since one of my very best bloggy buddies asked, here’s a pic of our tree. What we lack in expensive decorations, she makes up for with her magestic presence. Too bad Christmas trees have to die. We used to be against real Christmas trees, we felt like it wasn’t right to cut down a beautiful […]

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It’s beginning to look…

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a lot like Christmas! YEAHHH!! I just LOVE Christmas, especially when seen through the eyes of little ones. We went to the tree lot the day after Thanksgiving since Tori was still at home. And with her attending college, I want to take full advantage of her time here with us The tree picking went […]

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Some Christmas ideas

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I’ve been doing a little bit of online shopping (my specialty since, well, who wants to hit Toys ‘R Us with six kidlets in tow?) and I’ve found two books that I think are worth mentioning. The first book is just lovely to behold. Other than that, “Motherbridge of Love” is a book based on […]

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Mmmmm… Meal Plan Monday :)

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This week I am trying a few new recipes, at my husband’s request While I could eat the same handful of favorite recipes forever, he’s a bit more adventurous. And I really don’t mind trying new recipes, as long as they don’t require too much effort (of course!) and as long as they don’t have […]

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Much to be thankful for

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What a Thanksgiving. We went up to Atlanta for the day to celebrate with my family: my mom, my sisters Andrea and Melissa, and their families. Everyone was so excited to get up there (Sophie had been asking for days when we would be seeing cousin Dane again ;)) so there was no complaining when […]

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