How Did I Get Here?

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Like most little girls, I was asked frequently what I wanted to be when I grew up. Because I grew up in a pretty sheltered environment (NOT a bad thing, by the way!) in south Alabama, most of the ladies I knew were either teachers, nurses, or secretaries. I...
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Plus Size Fashion Advice

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When you hear the words “plus size fashion,” what comes to mind? Do you think of a super model? a well-dressed business woman? Looking pretty is important to most women no matter what their circumstances – age, career choice, financial status, location, or dress size. The truth is, I...
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Pray for America

When was the last time you spent dedicated time in earnest prayer for our country and its leaders? For me, it has been too long. I remember as a young girl, there was a godly-but-quirky older lady in our congregation who was known as a prayer warrior. When...
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Have You Missed Me?

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Dear Readers, I try very hard not to write posts like this – where I try to explain and make excuses for my absence. Since I just dropped off of the blog and all social media for over a week, though, it seems appropriate. On June 13, the...
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Cheap Easy Recipe: Lemon Mint Tea

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Today’s cheap easy recipe is truly delicious. If you have young ones learning to cook, this would be a great beverage for them to make you as a treat. It’s sure to please on a hot summer day, but even when it’s chilly, I wouldn’t turn it down....
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Find Joy in the Everyday – June 3, 2015

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I am in the midst of creating a Homeschool Co-op (ok more like re-creating and re-locating after a year break). First Presbyterian has happily stepped up and provided us a space and resources. They went even a step further and we discussed homeschooling on the local christian tv station yesterday. You can watch it here: My...
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Pepperoni Rollers

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Pepperoni Rollers are easy, quick, delicious, and fairly cheap to make. My panel of taste testers (my three teenagers and their friends) were thrilled with them, even the pickiest of the eaters. Our only problem was making them fast enough! Ingredients: crescent rolls pepperoni (We used turkey pepperoni...
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Serving the Local Church
This is a collaborative post with some of my blogger friends and links to their similar posts are at the bottom. I hope you’ll visit them, read what they have to share, and leave them a comment of appreciation. Thanks!   Serving the local church is a topic that...
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WAHM: Pros & Cons
I am thrilled to introduce you to Alyssa from Life From My Laptop with a guest post for us. She is not only a wife, mother, teacher, and blogger, but also an author. Her book, Faith Leaps: The Christian Mom’s Guide to Passion, Purpose, and Profits, is an excellent...
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