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Celebrate~ Five Minute Friday Style

“Celebrate More, Compare Less” became the mantra for our family a couple of years ago. It was born out of a discontent I noticed in my children and if I’m being honest in my own heart as well. Sometimes I am overwhelmed by how our world forces us to compare- whether it’s how busy we are, how much money we […]


It has been many months since I have written a Five Minute Friday post. I have missed the #fmfparty community, but life has changed a bit for me this past year. My relationships have grown deeper and wider in my personal life and as a result, my life is FULL. I love it, but I miss the sweetness of writing […]

Five Minute Friday~ Because

I’ve heard it said That people come into our lives For a reason Bringing something we must learn. And we are lead to those who help us most to grow if we let them. And we help them in return. Well I don’t know if I believe that’s true But I know I’m who I am today Because I knew […]

Five Minute Friday~ Change

My life changed that night a year ago nearly to the day. But the truth is it had been changing for many years. I had slowly been losing the man who had taught me so many of my firsts. The one who taught me how to ride a bike and then was there to lift me up and carry me […]


It is never finished this job of mine. The laundry pile grows into mountainous proportions. The dishes sprawl all over the counters no matter how hard I work to keep up with them. Papers and markers, canvases and paint, placemats and playdough. They accumulate and cover every possible surface. It all overwhelms. Sometimes I long for the finish line. Can […]