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Birthday Week…

This week is BIRTHDAY WEEK at our house! We set aside a whole week of good eats to celebrate birthdays (although lately, we run more like two weeks by the time we get to finish it all!) This week, we are celebrating the birth of our third blessing. Oh...I remember that pregnancy like yesterday. I… Continue reading Birthday Week…

Food for the Soul

JOY of CHRISTmas

Yesterday, I had the privilege of meeting with a very close friend of mine for a quick dinner. Both of us arrived at Panera exhausted, worn, and ready to be filled. We both had all our buttons pushed, we were feeling guilty, and beat down. While the hot chocolate with chocolate chocolate chip marshmallows and… Continue reading JOY of CHRISTmas

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Help…My House Is…

Trashed! Yes, we all have been there, right? We go out on a family vacation, come home, and hit the floor running. Life doesn't stop just because you are on post-vacation brain trying to get it all together, right? Suitcases claim permanent residence on the floors of the house because you haven't had a minute… Continue reading Help…My House Is…

Food for the Soul

Mustard Seed Faith

My family and I are on our first family vacation since my fifth blessing was born over three years ago. My parents gave us a gift at a resort in Northern Michigan. Our family of eight are comfortably enjoying our cozy little space. 🙂 We did our grocery shopping for the week and we are… Continue reading Mustard Seed Faith

Food for the Soul

My Transformed Life-Part I

When our sixth blessing was just one month old, I was hit hard with a burning desire to help people. I knew in the depths of my heart, I wanted to reach out and touch lives. But how? I knew my plate was already full and I hardly did much outside my home, church, and… Continue reading My Transformed Life-Part I