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Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ Christmas Emotions

Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ Christmas Emotions

This is a moment I caught between Jayden and our dog Oscar. The kids love our dogs so much they are often overly affectionate. This was just too priceless not to share!     My husband is known for his….let’s just say….inventive wrapping jobs at holiday time. My dad purchased a gift certificate for my(…)

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Christmas Tree Memories

Christmas Tree Memories

As we rode out in the wagon at Stokoe Farms this year, I spent some time recapping some of the stories from years past of cutting our Christmas tree. We had my mother-in-law, Janice with us for the first time and we thought it might be fun to share some of the Christmas Tree  Memories(…)

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Ten on Ten ~ April 10th, 2011

Ten on Ten ~ April 10th, 2011

Ten on Ten: Take a photo every hour for ten consecutive hours on the tenth of each month. Document a day of your life and find beauty among the ordinary moments. . Some beach, somewhere…… . . An early birthday present to Joey from my parents. It is a “4” slice toaster. I think the(…)

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Thanksgiving Thankfuls ~ November 6th, 2010

Thanksgiving Thankfuls ~ November 6th, 2010

In a few short days my mother will be heading out on yet another missions trip with her church.  I remember when she told us she was going on her first one, I was less than thrilled.  Today, my feelings have not changed much, other than to say my anxiety about her leaving and returning(…)

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Flashback Friday ~ Brothers

Flashback Friday ~ Brothers

We have many, many, many photo albums in bins that I do not have access to from before my digital camera days.  Joey has just started emptying them out and scanning them so that I/we/our whole family will have access to them.  Thus, I get to take a walk down memory lane in new time(…)

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Flashback Friday ~ Fondue

Flashback Friday ~ Fondue

I grew up hearing stories from my parents and brothers about all the things they used to do.  My brothers are 9 and 12 years older than I am so by the time I was born their childhoods were in full swing.  By the time I can really remember a lot, my brothers were grown(…)

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Learn Something….My dad

Learn Something….My dad

The phone rang at my house on the morning of February 25th.  As I answered the phone I heard not only my mother, but even my father singing  “Happy Birthday” to me.  I commented on how surprised I was that he was singing as well.  He responded by saying, “You must be pretty special for(…)

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Simple Woman’s Daybook….February 8th 2010

Simple Woman’s Daybook….February 8th 2010

The Simple Woman’s Daybook FOR TODAY: February 08, 2010… Outside my window…the footprints in the sand are silent clues to the fun of another day that has past in our childrens’ lives. I am thinking…how wonderful it is that my parents’ have been married for 46 years today. I am thankful for…the science center we(…)

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Happy 46th Anniversary Mom & Dad

Happy 46th Anniversary Mom & Dad

Tomorrow is my parents’ wedding anniversary.  They will have been married for 46 years!  I know for me, that seems like a lifetime.  They are in the minority of people who can truly say they have spent their lives together.  So in honor of their wedding anniversary, and in keeping with the NaBloPoMo theme of(…)

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Flashback Friday-Matching Edition

Flashback Friday-Matching Edition

I can’t help but notice certain “matching” tendencies throughout the countless folders of photos that I have stored in my computer.  So I just had to dig a few out and put them together here!

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