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Monthly Archives: August 2011
September’s coming. I love Autumn- pumpkin muffins, my new boots, crisp fall air, crunchy leaves and pumpkin spice Yankee candles. But as we’ve been sneaking closer, it’s been a little solemn for me. This time last year we had been … Continue reading
One of the first blogs that has ever gripped me was Molly Piper’s. She is John Piper’s daughter in law who has 5 children, one of which was stillborn at 39 weeks. I began reading it a bit after her … Continue reading
So let’s be honest, we all realize Mondays can be rough. Right? This weekend I went to (my first!!) farmer’s market with Carlie and Curry, worked out for the first time in months, went out to dinner with my parents … Continue reading
Because I’ve got pumpkin, cinnamon, cloves and ginger ready to be baked… AND… I recently got some fabulous boots! Although I wish I could get super fancy boots for hundreds of dollars, that doesn’t really fit in the ol’ budget:) … Continue reading
SEASON TICKETS TO BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA!! Beauty and the Beast, WICKED!, Billy Elliot, West Side Story, The Addams family and LES MIS!!! We ordered these tickets a few months ago so I kind of forgot them until they came in … Continue reading
Number 17 – Become a certified lactation counselor Check!! Back in April my work sent me off the Minnesota for a 40 hour lactation training. It was GREAT and I learned so much! We had daily homework, had to watch … Continue reading
I LOVE Caprese – the tomato, mozzarella and basil combo. It’s such a fresh fabulous taste of summer and I especially love making it with home grown tomatoes! My parents grow a lot of tomatoes and I have recently had … Continue reading
This past weekend I went to a Women’s Conference at a church down in Louisville with some women from The Oaks. Sojourn is an amazing gospel centered church that we have learned so much from and it was really neat … Continue reading