Monthly Archives: July 2010

The decision to have a larger family

Who knew that having a third child would cause such a ruckus? I didn’t, that’s for sure. It’s been an interesting few days since finding out we are expecting another baby. A huge blessing and celebration, for sure, but also some … Continue reading

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Healthy (or at least, health-ier) Berry Crisp

I had some great women over for lunch today. Taco salad (courtesy of that giant bag of shredded lettuce Daniele gave me) and raspberry crisp. I LOVE berries! My son only likes strawberries so far and will tolerate blueberries. But … Continue reading

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Creative ways to tell people you’re pregnant

This morning, I was thinking about fun ways to announce pregnancies. I’ve heard so many cute ideas! Mine were never great. Aaron’s were. Mine… not so much. With our firstborn, Jaron, I creatively walked right out of the bathroom after … Continue reading

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Blessed by armchairs, lettuce, and the Danieles of the world.

Yesterday Aaron and I picked up a couple of cute green armchairs from a craigslist posting for a good price. They were worn out in places and needing a good cleaning but they were still worth it. As I was … Continue reading

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Giving my all to God and letting Him do the miracles

“By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.” ~ Proverbs 24:3-4 Today my kids and I went raspberry picking (yum!) with a fantastic family. I chatted away with … Continue reading

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Writing it all down for my kids

I was reading through a mom-blog about gardening or something when she mentioned that she was mainly writing as a record for her future daughters. Genius! I’ve often read of women making “homekeeper’s/household journals” or something along those lines. They … Continue reading

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Suddenly home

I had a moment today where I was suddenly home. It’s been a fairly lazy Sunday because of the guys being sick and an apparent lack of motivation on my part to do pretty much anything. Aaron was outside with … Continue reading

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