The Importance of “Me Time” As a Parent

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  I never knew the importance of having “me time” until my second child arrived.  My husband has always been great about giving me time away from home and the kids. We homeschool our children, so I’m with them quite a bit. Which is a complete blessing. But, there does come a time every now and […]

Home. It’s One Beautiful Thing

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  Home: A home is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence. I love everything about home. It’s a place where I hear laughter coming from the living room as the boys play a board game, the boys wrestling in the upstairs playroom, quiet moments in the morning while everyone rests for another […]

Life is Better When You Look for Beauty – One Beautiful Thing

One Beautiful Thing

It’s a New Year. Time to start fresh in everything. It’s so easy to fall into the same rut of seeing things in a dreary state of mind. We all are surrounded by beauty. Everywhere we look, there’s beauty – even in the things that may not look beautiful to you at the moment. There’s […]

Sacred Moments on Sunday

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  Sunday’s are made to be a day of rest. Sunday’s are made to be spent with family. Sunday’s are made to stop, be still, and get ready for that week ahead. Sacred Moments on Sunday. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When work or school has you stressed, Be Still. When the kids are bouncing off the walls and […]

Norwegian Cruise Line: Alaskan Cruise Review

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Woah, what a week this was! We just got back from our Alaskan Cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line and it was absolutely breathtaking. My husband and I have cruised before with Norwegian and we’ve also been to Alaska. Both were that great that we had to do it again. This time, we brought our older […]



Whoa. I’m slowly crawling my way back to real life. The past few weeks have seemed like a whirlwind with Christmas, then having company, and New Years. I’m ready for life to resume like it should. Don’t get me wrong, I love the holidays, love spending time with family and friends and being more laid […]