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Faith

Once the day is over we never get it back.

April 24, 2014

As I sat here today writing words about my childhood there was a mom a few tables behind me with her three year old little boy and they were having the best… Read More

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Adoption

If you won’t say it about a boob job ….

April 23, 2014

Oh gracious did I see the best video this morning about what you should and shouldn’t say to adoptive families. We have heard all of these questions before and although I always… Read More

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Around the Web

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2014

April 22, 2014

As of Sunday Mother’s Day is 3 weeks away.  I’m not the best at celebrating these holiday’s each year, but recently I watched this video and I’m not sure if I’m hormonal… Read More

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Austin

The Sun Will Shine

April 18, 2014

Last Monday I was racing to get to Jennie’s house for the last week of our Restless Book Club and literally the heavens were pouring down rain in Austin. Before I got… Read More

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Parenting

Throwback Thursday: Cayden’s friendship bracelet

April 17, 2014

When my first child started kindergarten I knew I was going to start a tradition that would last for our four kids. I spent a few days before his first day making… Read More

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Etcetera

Stitch Fix Review #8

April 16, 2014

Stitch Fix Review #8 Well, I got my eighth cute little box delivered to my doorstep last week.  I never knew how much I liked getting new clothes until StitchFix entered my… Read More

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Etcetera

Moms & Bikinis. Yes or No?

April 15, 2014

Aaron and I were blessed to be able to spend the weekend at some friends lake house this recently.  Anytime someone says, “hey I know you guys are busy, but we’d love… Read More

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Around the Web

Outside the Box Score podcast

April 14, 2014

My friends Chris & Tyson have a podcast called OUTSIDE THE BOX SCORE and last week they asked me to be a guest with them.  Their podcast is mostly about sports, but… Read More

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Austin

Date Night Ideas in Austin

April 11, 2014

I have always said that date nights are one of the crucial things that what will sustain my marriage. Life is so busy and kids are so busy, that having a time… Read More

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Happy NEW BLOG day!

April 10, 2014

Today is a big day around here because for the first time ever since I’ve been blogging I received a make-over from a professional. Two amazing guys that work at our church… Read More

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Family

Mother’s Day giveaway

April 8, 2014

When I became a mom I never knew how much I would love all things that represented my kids. I would want their names on pieces of art. I would tattoo birds… Read More

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Faith

Around the web: March 2014

April 6, 2014

Here’s where I was around the web last month: Questions on MomLife Today - “You see answering questions from my children that are adopted versus my biological son is not much different.… Read More

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Etcetera

I’m on the train: Friday Night Lights

April 4, 2014

I feel like the FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS train blew through town a few years ago and I heard all the rumbling and whistles blowing but for some reason I never got on… Read More

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Faith

Throwback Thursday: Fedna

April 3, 2014

A friend of mine is fostering a new little girl right now and she was talking this morning about how the sweet little girl is not interested in her husband and actually… Read More