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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

New Beginnings On The Journey

I’ve been putting off posting just for the simple reason that I don’t want to talk about what is really consuming my thoughts. My kids are growing up. It’s exciting and wonderful to watch them become yet at the same time it pulls at the heart. There’s a part where I want to go back … Continue reading

Happy Independence Day

I echo Matthew’s first words uttered today, “Happy Independence Day!” This ranks in the top 5 holidays for me. I love Christmas because of the significance of the event and because I’m a gift’s person. I love to wrap up and plan special gifts for those I love.  The tree and decorating are always magical along with hot cocoa by the fire. Of course … 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

Enjoying this February Heat Wave

I am loving this weather and all that comes with it…even the mud! Yesterday the high was sitting at 66 degrees and today it hit 69. It doesn’t get that warm this time of year in my part of the world. Matt just came in and asked if he could fill up his snow sled with water and … Continue reading

Merry Christmas from the Quigley’s

It’s Christmas Eve and we have settled into that relaxing Quigley Christmas tradition of pajamas, books and puzzles.  It’s what we do best. Sam arrived last Saturday. Her luggage arrived Tuesday…thus ending a story of holiday travel, snowstorms and canceled flights. The presents are all wrapped and under the tree. The stockings are waiting for surprises and we are ready … Continue reading

Taking It Easy This Christmas Season

People keep saying, “Where have you been?… How are you? I haven’t seen you around.“ I’m good… really. I’m quiet, you know.  I read more and talk less.  My family might disagree on that point. But it’s true.  I process inside and don’t always translate all that to the outside. But honestly, I’m good. We had … Continue reading