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New glasses for Cayden – Help us pick!

August 24, 2014

We’re on the hunt for cool kids glasses, or whatever that might mean. Cayden has worn glasses since before kindergarten, and Aaron declared that it was time for him to get some… Read More

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Family

Teacher gifts to start the year.

August 23, 2014

Most of my friends here in Austin start school on Monday. A few of them started this past week, and for us, we’ve been in for weeks now. Starting school around here… Read More

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Etcetera

Australia, casseroles, ballet, & hearts — Let’s look for love!

August 22, 2014

Happy Friday friends!!! I debated about telling you all that my husband is out of town for next 12 days because one of you reading just might be a psycho killer, find… Read More

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Books

Happy Hour #14 with Jen Wilkin

August 20, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guest on the Happy Hour is Jen Wilkin. Jen is a speaker, writer and teacher of women’s Bible studies in Dallas, Texas. She and her… Read More

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Let us be light.

August 18, 2014

Last Thursday night I got all my kids in bed and sat on the couch to rest for the day. I tried so hard to relax and just focus on NYmed that… Read More

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Happy Hour #13 with Annie Downs

August 13, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (If you are reading via an RSS feed or your email, you’ll need to click over HERE to listen to podcast) Today’s guest on the… Read More

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Speaking at THE INFLUENCE CONFERENCE

August 12, 2014

  Y’all in about six weeks I get the amazing privilege of speaking to a group of women in Indiana at THE INFLUENCE CONFERENCE. Yes, that little blurb up above is what… Read More

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Parenting

Parents, please stop acting crazy at baseball games

August 7, 2014

When I was growing up I remember that my parents wouldn’t let my brother play baseball. Where we lived apparently the baseball parents were not the most calm and collective people in… Read More

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Adoption

Happy Hour #12 with Jennie Allen + a giveaway

August 4, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guest on the Happy Hour is my friend Jennie Allen. Jennie is an author, bible study teacher, dreamer, founder of the If Gathering, wife,… Read More

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Adoption

Books I read: July 2014 + a book giveaway

July 31, 2014

We spent thirteen days of July in Tennessee visiting friends and family, which meant we spent a lot of time in the car, which means that I got to read a lot! I… Read More

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Adoption

Happy Hour #11 with Amber Rose Zimel

July 30, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Happy Hour guest is my friend Amber Rose Zimel, and I just love everything about her! Amber Rose and her husband, Adam, have five… Read More

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Faith

Asking God for confidence

July 28, 2014

Happy Monday friends! Oh my gracious do I feel as though life has been fast and furious this summer. Every summer I say this, and every summer I love it, but still… Read More

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First Day of School 2014

July 25, 2014

They Ivey’s are back at school this week! Yes I know most of you can’t believe it because  you still have about a month left of summer before your kids go back.… Read More

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Happy Hour #10 with Debra Parker

July 24, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Happy Hour Podcast #10 Debra Parker and I met for the first time in real life in 2008 on a trip to Haiti, but we… Read More