"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) The year 2011 has been a wicked year for our family on both sides. I'm anxious for it to end; to step over [...]
Do y'all have any revolutions/resolutions in the works? Have you even thought about it yet? Please share. My blog comments area is very lonely. The only way I know y'all are actually reading is if you comment. I've shared a few of my revolutions...now it's your turn. I'll give you some ideas: weight loss? exercise? [...]
I felt the need to post a blog, even though I have nothing to say.Once a mother, always a mother. I made My Girl promise she would come straight home after working a double shift yesterday. She has been stressed and sad, like the rest of us this Christmas, but she has been working double [...]
Thank you so much for all of your prayers, calls, text messages and love. We have been blessed by all of you. As expected, this has been a hard time for our family, but we will continue moving forward. What other choice do we have?This is going to be a wicked week for Russell and [...]
Somehow, I counted incorrectly and ended up with five extra tins of Cinnamon Buns. What. A. Shame. I have hidden them. THEY ARE ALL MINE. I wrapped early this morning and finished up before my first cup of (cold) coffee was gone.And I was so consumed with making 30 6 batches of them that I [...]
Shawn's Fab ChiliBest Jam Ever. Thanks, Mom! Christmas PJ Day Honey Pecan Crispix Mix. Oh. My. My Living Room Let the Wrapping Begin! Sleeping Evilness Small Group Girlz...minus Kristy. Nothing is sacred, not even decorating the tree. Hi Trav! The Smiths love SpongebobSpongebob everywhereNo glass ornaments but still lovely.MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Get back to God.There was a time when every morning I would get up early, grab a cup of coffee and start the day with quiet time, prayer, bible study homework, and journaling. In the summer, my favorite place to do this is the dining room or, if it's not too hot and humid, the [...]
It has really been difficult for me to not be a total downer day after day on This Girl. Writing this blog, like journaling, is a way to pour out what I'm really thinking and feeling and quite often, it is some pretty dark stuff. I want to keep it real for y'all. I realized [...]
Definition of NORMAL, according to Merriam-Webster: 2 a : according with, constituting, or not deviating from a norm, rule, or principle b : conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern; 3: occurring naturally; 4 a : of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or development b : free from mental disorder : sane. [...]
I love her markings. Even though she is Evil. Our Youth...on their knees...praying aloud. He was five. Be still my heart.Finally got some decorating done.Sister's hubs is making these...I told him he should be selling them.Peeling potatoes.Martha Stewart's pie...oldest made it.The cat/dog whisperer strikes again. They love him.