A Modern Day Fairy Tale

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Fighting For Acceptance {A Petition}

By now, we all of course have heard of the horrible tragedy in Colorado last Friday. While I have not posted on the subject, my thoughts and prayers have been with all those involved.

This afternoon, I read something else on this story that broke my heart all over again: the ignorant statements mad…

Isaiah 40:8 {Scripture & A Snapshot}

"The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever."- Isaiah 40:8

Well, I think that about sums it up, doesn't it?

Lilla Rose Winner {and an amazing deal too!}

First of all, I want to say welcome to my new readers, and a big thank you to everyone who entered the Lilla Rose giveaway! I truly wish you could all win one of these amazing products! But unfortunately, I can only choose one...and the lucky winner is:

Jill Kasparbauer!!!!

Jill has already been e-ma…

A Few Friday Randoms

First of all, I want to start by reminding everyone that you have just a few more hours left to get your entries in for the Lilla Rose giveaway!! Don't miss out!!! And remember, if you've already entered, you can share for extra entries! I will announce the winner, along with a wonderful sp…

Shaun's Turning 5!! {Birthday Wish List}

My sweet, sweet Shaun will be 5 years old in just a few short weeks! Where did the time go!? Wasn't I just posting his 4th birthday wishlist...or planning his very first party!? It's crazy!! Of course, Shaun is super excited about his upcoming birthday...in fact, he's been working on h…

Finding Calm in the Storm

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I'm sure I've mentioned many many times...but I hate storms. Of all of my many fears, I'd say storms are at the top of the list!! As I type this, I can hear thunder rumbling and my po…

Lilla Rose Review

My hair and I have a love/hate relationship. Some days, when it's cooperating and I have the time to style it, I really love it...but it's also very stubborn! And thick! And just doesn't like to cooperate with whatever way I decide to style it that day. I have to admit when I was contac…

Family Room Pinspiration!!

In our new house, we have this wonderful extra living room type area that is last on my list to decorate: 

It certainly has a ton of potential anyway! The goal of this room is to be a family room/playroom...a fun space, that's not overly kid-ish where we can play board games, the Wii, etc and w…

Another Plato's Shopping Trip- Best Deal Ever!!

Remember a few weeks ago I posted about my Plato's Closet shopping trip where I paid about $28 for 5 tops and a pair of shorts? I also mentioned an upcoming grab bag sale I was hoping to take advantage of...well, that sale was today...and I most certainly took advantage of it!! The deal was for…

Family Traditions {4th of July 2012}

In our family (my mom's side), making homemade ice cream is a one of my very favorite family traditions! Anytime the family would get together during the summer months, we'd have the ice cream maker out! And it was the most delicious ice cream in the world. (Grandpa used to say he stuck hi…

Scripture & A Snapshot- Jeremiah 20:9

But if I say I'll never mention the LORD or speak in his name, his word burns in my heart like a fire. It's like a fire in my bones! I am worn out trying to hold it in! I can't do it!- Jeremiah 20:9

This is a verse I have loved since high school...such a great verse isn't it? Shouldn…

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