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Secret Treasures at Christmas Time

One of my favorite things to do at Christmas time is curl up on the couch, sip hot cocoa, dim the lights and let the Christmas tree’s light fill the dark space.  My mind quiets down and I begin to ponder. That word ponder always reminds me of the Bible verse in Luke 2 where … Continue reading

Giving Jesus to Kids Today #GivingTuesday

The door swings open and in they come. One by one they hang up their coats and take off their boots. ‘T’ pops over…”Ms. Rachel, look at my kitty I brought in today!” “L” joins in… “I brought popcorn to share!!!” Giving them a sweet hug, I add in…”That’s so great!  I’m so glad you’re … Continue reading

{Why} Motherhood Matters ( Plus a GIVEAWAY)

As I pulled the book from its padded envelope, I read the top lines across the back, Mama, Your Work Has Deep Worth— Do you ever wonder if your efforts as a mom make any difference? Take heart —- Whether you’re struggling through sleepless nights with your toddler or endless battles with your teen, September … Continue reading

10 Things I Learned This Summer

It’s hard to believe summer has come to an end. The last few mornings I have been donning warm fuzzy socks. Brrr… welcome Autumn! I haven’t done one of these blog posts in a while so I thought I’d jump in here and finish up the summer with some fun! 10 Things I Learned this … Continue reading

Graduation and Stuff of Life

It’s been a whirlwind of activity here on the home front these last few weeks. From redecorating our mudroom to our daughter’s graduation, it’s been a lot of busy. It’s quieting down now so I’m getting back to this space. I’m learning when it’s crazy in life this place is the first to go.  I’m not sure if that’s a good thing, … Continue reading

What I Would Do If I Had More

We are linking up with Kate and the gang over at Five Minute Friday.  Kate provides the word prompt, we write for five minutes and link up together.  If you would like to link up your own words, join us here! Our word prompt today is: MORE GO What would I do if I had more… … Continue reading