Category Archives: Mom of girls

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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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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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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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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We Don’t Get Do Overs

A year ago today, I had gotten home from leaving Rob at the hospital, slept for two hours, showered, changed and headed back to the hospital. Left Alex and Savannah sleeping, because I was too tired to deal with getting … Continue reading

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Fuzzy Socks…Day 28…

So remember last week when I sliced my toe open but worked out anyway? Apparently I misjudged how much blood I lost and my tennis shoe ended up becoming a chew toy for my fur baby, Buddy.  I am currently still … Continue reading

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Toes…31 Days…Day 15

I know. There are so many things you want to know about my toes.  I want to tell you everything.  But I’ll stick to the most important things tonight.  I hate my left little toe. I mean. I must. It … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday…31 Days…Day 14

   #wordlesswednesday  #cousins #doinglifetogether

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Just Another Manic Monday…31 Days…A Glimpse Into Our Everyday Life…Day 12¬†

It’s definitely been a Monday! Work is busy, home is busy and my DVR is so full I would love to do nothing but binge watch Bones for the next 3 days.  Also. It’s 10:15pm and I had really given … Continue reading

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