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January Monthly Musings- All About Love

Today I’m linking up for Monthly Musings for December with Patty & Holly. 1. How do I show love? What is my love language? I show my love through actions, gift giving, and service. My love language is service. Doing the dishes or doing something around the house are my favorite! 2. Any fun Valentine …

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All About You

Hey yall! Today I’m excited to be linking up with good ol’ blog friend, Leslie and my new blog friend, Carrie. They are starting a new series called from Texas with Love. I’m not sure if they really only want Texans linking up, but regardless I thought it would be a fun post to write. …

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The Weekly [1.17-24.2021]

Hey yall! How was your weekend? Mine was good…for the most part. We celebrated Drew’s 23rd birthday. Man, as I type that, it makes me feel old. How am I old enough to have a kid that age?! I’m changing my “The Weekly” posts to run Monday-Sunday instead of Sunday-Saturday, but this week is my …

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Winter Recipe Bucket List

Hey yall! Well we’re already a month into Winter and here I am just now posting some lists for Winter. That’s ok. We still have about 2 months left of winter. Today I’m going to recap a few things I made from my Fall Food Bucket List and then list off recipes/foods to try during …

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The Weekly Catchup [12.27.2020-1.16.2021]

I know I keep saying it, but man, this year has been so busy so far. How are we already more than half way done with January? I was looking back to see when my last “The Weekly” post was, which was from back in December! My iPhone camera is dying and so I have …

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Currently – January 2021

/beginning/ the new year with some goals that I’m actually still formulating. I hope to post those soon. I’ve also decided to begin doing the Sentence a Day post each month. In case you missed it, I’m also beginning a new photo challenge that you can read about here>>>> iSpy Photo Challenge /feeling/ relieved. Yesterday …

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Memories, Dreams, and Reflections 2020

So I did this post back in 2011! Cannot believe it’s been that long and really, I thought I had done this post more than once. I got the idea from Ashley’s blog, which is no longer updated. See the bottom of the post for the ‘rules.’ 1. Me! 2020 has held lots of ups …

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Memories of the Month {12.2020}

This month I was happy about: Christmas of course! Time off work. More time with Drew & Caitlyn. This month I was sad about: just trying not to be sad this month. Here’s my rating system for entertainment: ♥ ♥ = Love it! A must read/see! ♥ = Really good! Highly recommend. ✓ ✓ = …

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2021 New Year’s Goals Printable

Happy New Year! I’ve seen so many people saying how they can’t wait till 2021 and how they seem think that with the flip of the calendar year that everything will be back to “normal.” While I hope that this year is much better than last year and we can slowly start to return to …

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Christmas Day 2020

On Christmas Day, we got kind of a late start. Rob and I were up till pretty late. We did are normal preheating the oven, got dressed, and got ready. Drew and Caitlyn came over. We practically had to drag the teenager, Alex, out of the bed. We ate our traditional breakfast of Sausage Balls …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ December 2020

With it being the last Wednesday of the month, it’s time to link up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating We didn’t have a lot of pasta left from Christmas day, but we did have a lot of our meal from Christmas Eve so we’ve been eating that. What I’m …

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The Weekly [12.13-26.2020] Christmas Vacation Edition

I didn’t write a weekly post last week so I’m combining 2 weeks worth here. PICS & GOINGS ON Dec. 13th On Sunday, the 13th we attended our Boy Scout Court of Honor. You can read more about that >>>> December Court of Honor Dec. 18th Friday was our last day of work and school. …

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I hadn’t thought of you today…

Frank Zappa…a name I heard as Rob read from book that he got for Christmas. As he read he said the name “Frank Zappa”…in my head “Dad loved the Zappa family and their music.” Then I remembered what today was… 2013 the family and I were in the air on an airplane. You can read …

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Christmas Decor 2020

Happy Christmas Eve, everyone! I really wanted to get this posted way before now, but man, I’ve just been busy. You would think having this week off that I would have so much ‘free’ time, but honestly, we have stayed busy with last minute shopping, wrapping gifts, baking, and catching up on some everyday life …

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December Court of Honor

Last Sunday our Boy Scout Troop met in person for a the only Court of Honor we’ve had this year. Thanks, COVID! Alex has been the SPL (Senior Patrol Leader – boy leader in charge of entire troop) for the last year. Typically our troop has elections every 6 months, but due to COVID the …

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Golden, CO

Hey yall! Here is the final post of our Colorado/Wyoming trip from a few years ago. On our last day in Denver we visited the beautiful Red Rocks Amphitheatre located about 16 miles from Denver in the little town of Morrison, CO as well as the nearby little town of Golden, CO. Red Rocks Amphitheatre …

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December Monthly Musings-The Holidays

Today I’m linking up for Monthly Musings for December with Patty & Holly. 1. If you celebrate Christmas, what are your traditions? We go to a Christmas farm and cut down a real tree. I make lots of cookies and chocolate covered everything. We go to Christmas Eve service and have a big feast that …

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The Weekly [12.6-12.2020]

Another week gone in a blink. PICS & GOINGS ON The bookends of our week were full fledge Christmas decorating. Sunday we went Christmas tree shopping. Friday we went shopping for new outside lights. Rob is completely over the icicle lights that we have been hanging on the house. We ended up spending way to …

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The Weekly [11.29-12.5.2020]

Last week was our coldest week so far this season. We survived and are thankful for a heated house! PICS & GOINGS ON I finished off this upgrade, I guess you could call it. These are Boy Scout popcorn tins that I have around the house that we use for little trashcans. I didn’t like …

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Currently – December 2020

Holy moly! How is it December? Here’s another Currently post. I have been doing some baking lately. I have several recipes to update or just share for the first time. I’ve made pumpkin bread, oatmeal cookies, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, and Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies. Of course with the holidays coming, I’ll be making more …

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