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Things I Will Always Say Yes To

Ice cream on a hot day (who am I kidding? Yes to ice cream always!) Hugs, snuggles, holding hands One more chapter Coffee with friends Adventure, travel, exploring Taking another picture Singing loudly, quietly, in harmony S’mores at a campfire Listening to my husband play guitar Trying something new Catching fireflies Star gazing Watching my kids dance, sing, play soccer, […]

On Being a Satisfied, Small Blogger

I was listening to a podcast the other day over at How They Blog (hosted by my favorite “podcaster”, Kat Lee. Moms, check out her podcast at Inspired to Action!). Kat was interviewing Erin Odom from The Humbled Homemaker blog and as I was listening, I was struck by the fact that I have been blogging for the same amount of […]

Why Community?

Her little legs barely reached over the old carpet that had been rolled up and was sitting on the side of the street. Nonetheless, it was the perfect vantage point to observe the loading of the truck and so she sat and she watched. Her family was moving from their small town home to a home just outside of the […]

Lavished Love

Her body shakes with excitement when she sees me. It is way too early in the morning to reciprocate. I will myself to keep moving to her side. It is a beautifully choreographed dance we share. I reach over the side of her crib, under her arms, gently swinging her to the place by my heart.  She puts her thumb […]

Try Something New Thursdays~ Met an Online Friend in Real Life

It started a few months ago.  I saw a challenge on the Allume.com blog called “31 Days to Become a Better Writer”. I wasn’t sure what it would involve.  But I knew that I wanted to be a better writer, so I thought why not?It was challenging and incredibly encouraging!  A Better Writer facebook group was established and the community there- […]