Salty Tears

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We brought thirty-three Middle School Students from our church, along with some pretty awesome leaders, our boys, and headed up the San Bernardino Mountains to Winter Camp for the weekend. Tanner in the back, asking every 5 seconds, “Are these the mountains? Are we in the mountains yet?” I love Middle School students, the majority itching to spend their parents …

The BEST ~ Part 2

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Thanks for all the amazing feedback and excitement regarding my last post about Cindy Lane… it means the world! So many blessings have come about with our new move, that I owe it to God’s BEST, to write Part 2. Remember when I mentioned I’m a ‘Get ‘er done’ kinda gal? Yes, my planning overdrive kicked in after we received …

The BEST

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December 10, 2011… that’s the day I first began this post. When the water had just begun to boil… It’s been steeping for almost one month. … We’ve been looking for a place to live that’s closer to church, for quite some time. And in the mean time, we are living with my folks. And they are great. But we …

2nd Annual Christmas Cookie Baking: Gingerbread Men

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Last year was the First Annual Christmas Cookie Baking Day with Tanner and Mana {Bry’s mom} They dipped Oreos in chocolate, and engulfed the chocolate with peppermint pieces. I think the cookies were eaten that very day! In honor of the 2nd Annual Cookie Baking Day {cuz I’m a tradition-at-heart-kinda-gal}, we celebrated  at her home in Encinitas. Cookie Baking Goal: …

The gift of empathy

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September gives birth to Fall, with Halloween on it’s heels, and Thanksgiving around the corner, barely before Christmas decorations are out… It’s the holiday season! And with this season, comes talk of peace on earth, joy, cheer, and all the warm, fuzzy feelings surrounded by our Savior’s birthday! And it’s great! But it’s a season! One that, if I’m honest, …

Bekah’s Book Review

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As a little girl, I have vivid memories of library trips. Down the street, into the library, up the stairs and around the corner to… augh! The kid section. Dr. Suess covers, and Island of the Blue Dolphin posters smiled at me as I took it all in. I went there probably once a week. To this room full of …

Real Simple’s Blogger Contest!

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Last month I had a rare moment to sit down and actually read my favorite magazine cover-to-cover. Real Simple. Long after the days of Seventeen, Premiere, Cosmopolitan… my life was made complete by this magazine. I am a forever fan and subscriber. Real Simple. Ah! Just the magazine’s name relaxes my shoulders and brings a content sigh. Real Simple. The …