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Family

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies + update on Story

December 22, 2014

Today starts our fourth week of eating paleo as a family. Just so there’s complete full disclosure out there, our whole family has not done Paleo these four weeks 100%, but Story… Read More

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Happy Hour Podcast #26 with Rebecca Smith

December 17, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guest on the Happy Hour Podcast is Rebecca Smith. Rebecca is the owner of Better Life Bags and lives in Detroit with her husband… Read More

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Family

I do the football games.

December 15, 2014

In our home it seems like so many of the typical gender roles are kinda thrown up in the air and randomly land in different places. You all know that Aaron does… Read More

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The Austin Stone

Shirts for Sale benefitting The 100 People Network

December 12, 2014

You know you love a good fitting t-shirt. The kind that you could sleep in and wear for 3 days straight because it just feels that good. Well that’s what I’m bringing… Read More

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Faith

Me 15 years ago.

December 10, 2014

Have you ever found a picture from when you were younger and it made you stop in your tracks? A few weeks ago I found this picture of Aaron and I from… Read More

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Books

Happy Hour Podcast #25 with Jessica Thompson

December 9, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guest on the Happy Hour Podcast is Jessica Thompson and gosh I just love her. I met her for the first time this summer… Read More

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Books

Book Club: Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd

December 4, 2014

I don’t remember the first time I heard the word human trafficking. I know it was for sure in the past five years, but there wasn’t a monumental experience where I was… Read More

Holiday Traditions
Faith

Holiday Traditions by Sue Allen

December 1, 2014

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll have a couple of friends share some of their family holiday traditions with you. I hope you enjoy and I would love to hear some… Read More

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Family

Things are getting a tad bit easier.

November 30, 2014

I can’t tell you how many times lately Aaron and I have looked at each other and said, “geez that was easy”. It seems like somewhere this past year we turned a… Read More

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Parenting

Paleo for the whole family?

November 29, 2014

There’s one thing that I don’t talk about much on my blog and that’s my daughter and her health issues. For several reasons, which I’m sure if you thought hard enough about… Read More

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Christmas Guide 2014

November 26, 2014

Y’all it’s almost Christmas. I can’t even hardly believe that. I’m the girl that believes that we should get through Thanksgiving before we even begin to start decorating for Christmas, singing Christmas… Read More

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Happy Hour Podcast #24 with Tara Livesay

November 25, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guest on the Happy Hour Podcast is my friend Tara Livesay. Tara lives in Haiti with her husband, Troy, and five of their seven… Read More

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Adoption

Happy Hour Podcast # 23 with Becca & Maris

November 19, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s guests on the Happy Hour Podcast are Becca Harris and Maris Bush. Both of these ladies are heroes to me and they exhibit Jesus… Read More

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Faith

Your struggle won’t shock me.

November 18, 2014

Recently a friend called me and shared something she was struggling through. I listened intently and felt the pain in her voice. As she told me her struggle she mentioned that only… Read More