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About angelastricklin

Thanks for stopping by! If you're on FB, follow me: www.facebook.com/lifewithgreeneyes Instagram @angelastricklin Twitter @angelastricklin Pinterest @Angela Stricklin I'm a wife, mom of three girls and one fur baby. By day, I'm an HR manager to pay for all things girly girl and occasional fur baby treats. I add things to my Amazon wish list instead of my cart because my girls cost All. The. Money. Instead of sleeping, you can find me writing about faith, marriage, parenting and my favorite things on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , and Pinterest.

To Count Or Not To Count

90 Days. The early morning text from my husband, followed by a picture of his 90 day chip. I haven’t been counting the days this time. I’ve counted them every time. I always have to start over. If I don’t … Continue reading

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Silence

Sometimes it’s a lack of words…other times a too busy season…maybe just a season of life… Then there are the silent times when you have all of the words but you can’t use them because to speak them…write them…is to … Continue reading

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Made Well

It can’t be coincidence that Jenny Simmons published two books, in two years, both at a time when I needed to hear the exact words she wrote. About a year ago, I was reading The Road to Becoming and learning … Continue reading

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Just Do the Next First Thing

3:48 am I think I’m almost tired enough to fall asleep but he’s awake now, turning the TV on. I try to cover my head with the sheet but it doesn’t help. I try a pillow, but it’s already so … Continue reading

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Saturday Thoughts

My husband is at a men’s retreat so I thought I would mow.  When Rob mows, the yard is so pretty. Nice straight lines… When I mow…curves…yep. That’s the word that comes to mind.  I think when I mow. My … Continue reading

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Growing Up Fast

My baby went to her first formal tonight.  We did makeup at Sephora (they’re amazing btw)…   Hair at Cosmetique (even more amazing!)           Went home and she got all dressed up.        And I’m sitting here … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday V Day

      

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Friday Night Party 

The girls are off to winter retreat with our church youth group which means it’s just me and Buddy until 3:00 tomorrow.     I can’t remember the last time I had the house to myself for 22 hours.  Yes. I … Continue reading

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Devotions from the Front Porch

I am so excited for my friend, Stacy! Today is release day for her new book, Devotions from the Front Porch. I’ve had it for a couple of weeks and it quickly became my new favorite morning read! I fell … Continue reading

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Raising Grateful Kids – Review and Giveaway

I found Kristen Welch’s blog, We are THAT family a few years ago and have been an avid reader ever since. Her book, Rhinestone Jesus was the first book I had ever read and then immediately bought multiple copies to share with friends and … Continue reading

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