Month: June 2012

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What I DID DO Wednesday- Round 3

            What I DID DO Wednesdays is a chance to relish in all you DID accomplish on a given day in the past week no matter how small (think jumping in puddles with your 3 year old son). We’re going to try this out every Wednesday for the summer. I…

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Packing Up and Book Winner

Hi Friends, Thanks to all of those I heard from last week…and the kindred spirits of women who LOVE the idea of  praying for their husbands. I LOVE that. The winner of the book giveaway, picked by little Miss Ava was…Naomi!  Naomi, if you could send me an email to [email protected] with your address I’ll…

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Book Review and Giveaway!

When I first heard about the book “Praying God’s Word for Your Husband” I was interested and excited about the idea of doing something more deliberate to be an encourager and a helpmate in Scott’s world. I must confess, I think I was a better wife before I became a mother. Does that feel true…

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What I DID DO Wednesdays: Round 2

What I DID DO Wednesdays is a chance to relish in all you DID accomplish on a given day in the past week no matter how small (think jumping in puddles with your 3 year old son). We’re going to try this out every Wednesday for the summer and I hope that some of you…

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Lessons from the Ground

  I drove the 30 minutes each way with the girls yesterday to a rural farm in East Aurora to pick up our 2nd portion of the organic crop share we opted to try this year.  Our colorful bounty included things like napa cabbage, garlic scapes, an organic watermelon (grown in Fla. on their other…

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What I DID Do Wednesdays

Phew…I made it. I got this post up. Despite my good intentions to have this written by last night (for the background to this post read “What’s on Your DID DO List?”) so that I would merely need to preview, edit and post this morning (all the things an efficient, organized blogger attempting a link-up…

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Book Review: Hiking Through

If I had seen this book (Hiking Through: One Man’s Journey to Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail) on a shelf at a bookstore I might have pigeon holed the potential readers into several narrow stereotypes– Guys. Woodsman kind of guys. Guys who like gear and mountains and outdoor stuff. If the “guy” didn’t…

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What’s On Your “Did Do” List?!

Do you ever suffer from ‘What I didn’t do today’ syndrome?  The kind of thought stream that goes like this…”Grrr…I didn’t get ANYTHING done today.” That’s usually how it starts. And it’s full of SO much truth because all of us busy moms and dads are just sitting around on our bums sipping lemon-aid and…

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5 Year Jubilee Celebrations

It’s been a big couple of weeks around these parts– Ava’s preschool graduation and then her birthday…her 5th birthday as a matter of fact!! Mommy has been busy trying to keep up with the festivities. And manage the aftermath of such festivities. This is about where you can find me at 8:30 at night the…