Family Time: The New Holiday Tradition

December 1, 2017

Christmas is the busiest time of year. There’s events to attend, lights to see, gifts to buy, hot cocoa to drink… the list of fun is endless. This year with my Dad’s diagnosis of dementia I’m realizing that family time is precious and I’m making that our priority. I’m a firm believer that kids aren’t going to remember all the toys they get for Christmas each year… they will, however, remember the…

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The Star: The Story of the First Christmas #TheStarMovie #Flyby

November 15, 2017

November & December are my favorite months of the year! It’s two months filled with family, fun, food, gratitude and, of course, gift giving. I love to give gifts and see someone light up as the excitement of that perfect gift overwhelms them… especially the little ones! But I feel each year, especially as we take a look at everything going on around our country, that the true meaning of…

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Faith-Full Hearts for Puerto Rico

September 26, 2017

News of Hurricane Irma hitting Puerto Rico was heartbreaking. Hearing Hurricane Maria came thru only a week later was terrifying. We have family in Puerto Rico and the entire island has been on my heart. My husband and I want so much to just drop everything and go to help, but there is no way that I am aware of (at the time of this writing) to be able to…

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Our Family’s EPIC Start to Fitness! #LightUpYourLife

May 4, 2017

Five months has now passed since I had Elsie (slow down baby girl!) and it’s time that I start holding myself accountable for my health. I hate running.. it gives me shin splints and I usually can’t get more than ten feet before I’m stopping to try and breath, but.. I aspire to become a runner and one day work up to a marathon! I know that with determination and…

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Incredible FREE Online Opportunity for Moms – The 3rd Annual Mom Conference!

October 7, 2016

We just hit our 8.5 months mark today and I am trying to learn as much as I can about Motherhood before the little one comes, because we all know there’s no instruction manual! I’ve had a little experience the past couple of years while helping raise my 3 nieces and then becoming a StepMom, but you can never learn enough.. that’s why I am so excited to participate and share with…

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Our Little Miracle Baby! #HelpKidsLiveBetter by Supporting the Children’s Miracle Network TODAY!

September 30, 2016

This is a Sponsored Post in support of the 2016 Children’s Miracle Network Annual #HelpKidsLiveBetter Campaign. However, this charity is near and dear to our family’s heart FOREVER and this is our story. All opinions in this post are my own. Jeremiah 17:14 “Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.” In times of need, aside…

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Dear Baby, We Can’t Wait to Meet You!

September 29, 2016

Our Little Bundle of Joy, We’ve finally hit the 32 week mark and as we start to get your nursery together and prep for your Baby Shower coming up this weekend – the reality that I am your Mommy is hitting me hard. I feel so many emotions – happy, blessed, nervous and a bit terrified. Being pregnant with you has been one of the absolute best experiences of my life….

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First Came Love, then Came Marriage…

April 19, 2016

  Yes, you are reading this correctly.. we are expecting! These past nine weeks have been so surreal and creating this announcement to share with you was the first time I have said or even written the word… “Mommy” – WOW! I have always dreamed of becoming a Mommy someday and with some of my past health issues – never thought that would happen. But never let your faith waver,…

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