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The Weekly [3.3-9.19]

Since we were traveling last Monday, I’m a week behind, but I hope to get my Spring Break post up this week to get caught up. We will see. It’s so hard returning to reality after vacation. PICS – Alex had to submit his class selections for next year 10th grade, so the 3 of …

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Currently – March 19

Today I’m linking up with Anne at In Residence for March’s Currently post. /scheming/ Not sure we’re scheming on anything, but we are planning our summer trip. More info to come. I’m super excited about it though. /reading/ I’m currently reading parts of books for my bible study, but I’m really anxious to read some …

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The Weekly [2.24 – 3.2.19]

PICS – Even thought it’s barely March it’s fun to see the blooms of plants and flowers. – Every Monday, Rob and I take a long lunch so we can go to handbell practice at church. Rob’s sister and mom play with in the same handbell choir with us. – Now that we have Panera …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ February 2019

Two posts in a week? Are you kidding me? I’m so surprised at myself, but I love linking up with folks, which I haven’t done in ages. Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating This month I’ve tried some new recipes that I need to share with …

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The Weekly [2.17-23.19]

In the last couple of years, I have quit writing posts to recap my week or month and while many of you might not find them interesting, I enjoy looking back through time and remembering what was going on. I think I’m going to start doing a weekly post on Mondays called “The Weekly.” I’ve …

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Site-seeing in D.C. Day 2

Here is the last post for our time in Washington, DC. Metro ride to start off the morning. Riding the elevator inside the Metro station Walking from the Metro to the Air and Space Museum Long line at the Museum that Sunday morning, but it went fast. I really enjoyed going to this museum mainly …

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Site-seeing in D.C. Day 1

Continuing my posts from our D.C. trip. If you missed the last post about this trip you can click: SAAM & National Portrait Gallery DC After a good breakfast at the hotel, we took the Metro to Arlington Cemetery. This place gets me every time. Just the sheer number of white marble headstones is breathtaking. …

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Christmas Season Wrap Up 2018

Here’s a quick run down of what we did in December. December started off with getting a Christmas tree the first weekend of the month. Drew performed his last concert with AU Cappella as the president. Drew and Rob flew to Baltimore, did some site-seeing, then went to pick up his friend, Joseph, from the …

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2018 By The Second

I videoed 1 second a day everyday in 2018. Here’s our year in seconds.

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2018 Highlights

I enjoy reading other’s end of the year posts and well as going back and reading my end of year highlight posts. If you write an end of the year post, please comment below and share your link so I can see your post as well! If you’ve been following me for awhile you know …

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TBB Asks Christmas Edition

Today I’m joining along with The Blended Blog (TBB) for some Christmas fun. I always enjoy writing posts like this so I can look back and see how my answers have changed through the years. 1. Candy Canes? Yes, while I’m not a huge candy cane fanatic, I enjoy one here and there. I like …

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December Scripture-A-Week

Once again I’m late getting this post up. So now that its December, here is your December Scripture-A-Week. I have been so busy the last month that I never got to share with you about why I’m so busy. Instead of continuing to say I’ll share it in another post, I’m just going to share …

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Naval Academy & National’s Game

Here’s the next post about our DC trip. So if you remember from the last post, our boys flew in on Thursday night. Friday morning we got up, checked out of the Gaylord, and headed towards Annapolis, MD. We got into Annapolis, parked just outside of the Naval Academy, and made our way through security. …

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Chicken and Corn Chowder {Crockpot}

Thanks to all everyone that came over from Amber I Am‘s blog! Her Southwestern Chicken Soup recipe has me ready to hop in the kitchen for sure! Is it cold where you are yet? Last week we finally felt the resemblance of fall weather here! Hallelujah! Although here in Alabama it basically goes from full …

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November Scripture-A-Week

So how are y’all? I’m honestly feeling stressed, but instead of worrying I’m trying to pray and read and study scripture. Being disciplined is so hard when life just takes over and you get your priorities out of wack. I love that these scriptures help remind me what is truly important. I hope to share …

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SAAM & National Portrait Gallery – D.C.

My last day of being on my own before Rob was done with his conference and the kids flew into join us, I had decided I wanted to check out the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) & National Portrait Gallery (NPG). I took the Metro in and after a short walk from the Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn …

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Butter Cake Bars

Recently we celebrated my Father-in-law’s birthday and I wanted to make a cake, but wanted something other than your typical chocolate cake. I hunted around my recipes and found a recipe for butter cake. I had all the ingredients and it didn’t seem complicated so I gave it a shot. With a couple tweaks it …

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Afternoon in Washington, DC

Here’s another post from our trip to DC. After having lunch with Rob and some folks from the conference back at the Gaylord, I made my way over to the metro station. I decided on using the Anacostia, because it was going to be cheaper and faster than the one closest to National Harbor. However, …

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Morning in Old Town Alexandria, VA

Today I’m continuing my posts from our DC Trip. Rob’s first full day at the conference, I decided to do something that wasn’t on my list of must does so that I could get back to the hotel for lunch (since it was included in the guest fee that we paid.) I drove over to …

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October Scripture-A-Week

I just realized this didn’t get posted on the 15th like its supposed to. September is probably my craziest month of the year and this year is worse. I take team and individual photos for the local travel soccer league and that eats up all my free time in August and September. I’m currently dealing …

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