Category Archives: Family

Spelling Bee

So proud of Hailey for winning her school spelling bee! The county spelling bee is the 16th!

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Happy Anniversary to ME!

It has been three years since I joined Thirty-One gifts as a consultant.  I had NO IDEA how my life would change as a result of that one decision. I saw a Thirty-One booth at our county fair in the … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

 Just some random thoughts… Hailey just told me she was glad I married her Daddy because he is a chef…yeah, I’m glad too!  Leah was very upset today because we were not going back to see Madden today (Madden was … Continue reading

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Snow Day!!!

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Hailey

We got up bright and early Saturday morning (grrr) to watch Hailey cheer for the first time at an Upward basketball game.  We had to keep laughing because she was always the loudest when they were doing free cheers.  She … Continue reading

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Where to start??

So, I took a vacation.  I didn’t go anywhere exciting or really do anything exciting…but I truly took a vacation from just about everything.  Work, facebook, wine charms, writing my blog, reading blogs, email, reading the newspaper (that would explain … Continue reading

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A Visit with Santa

Santa (to Hailey): Have you been a good girl? Hailey: No Santa: Have you been listening to your mom and dad? Hailey: No Santa: Have you been listening at school? Hailey: No Santa: Have you been talking at school? Hailey: … Continue reading

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Our Faith and His Spunk Were Not Enough

At 2:30 this afternoon, I was able to hold and comfort Buster as he took his last breath.  These past two days have been incredibly difficult for our family and today was one of the worst days of my life.  … Continue reading

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Prayers for Buster (Again)

Exactly one year ago yesterday, a sweet, stray tuxedo kitten stole our heart and we adopted him into our family.  Six months ago Buster showed his strength and bravery by making it through an amputation surgery due to a cancerous tumor … Continue reading

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Soccer Mom? More like Photog Mom!

I am not one of those parents who constantly yells at their children from the sidelines.  I will of course yell Hailey’s name and encourage her but I certainly won’t tell her (like the opposing coach yelled to one of … Continue reading

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