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Qualifying The Called

Good Morning Y’all. “God doesn’t call the qualified. He qualifies the called”. Has anyone else ever heard that quote? I have; quite a few times in fact! Enough times where I can easily remember it when certain situations arise. But knowing that quote and living it out are two entirely different things. It is tough… Continue reading Qualifying The Called

christmas · Family Life · Holidays · Home Decor · Vintage

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Good Morning y’all! I’m super excited over here because not only is it time for cookie baking, it’s also time to pull all of the Christmas decorations out of storage and gussy up the house for the holidays! It truly is the most wonderful time of the year in my book! This year I tried… Continue reading It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Baking · Family Life · Food · Holidays · Recipes

Favorite Gingerbread Cookies

Happy Friday! This week I’ve been busy decorating our home for the holidays, and starting to bake all the Christmas cookies and treats that we love. So, of course I started out with making a batch of what I consider to be one of the most quintessential Christmas cookies; gingerbread men! This is the recipe… Continue reading Favorite Gingerbread Cookies

Baking · Family Life · Food · Friday Favorites · Recipes · Uncategorized

Smores Bars

Good Morning! For this week’s Friday favorities I wanted to share an easy, fast dessert recipe with y’all featuring one of my favorite things; s’mores! If you remember from a few posts back we celebrated my birthday with a bonfire, and of course there were s’more involved! So without further ado: Ingredients: 1 sleeve of… Continue reading Smores Bars

Adoption · Family Life · Trials

I Wasn’t Prepared For The Heartbreak

Good Morning y’all. I think by now the majority of you know that we are currently in the midst of the adoption process. We are wrapping up our home study for a private adoption while concurrently preparing for the option/likelihood of  foster care placements within the next month or so. When we first set out… Continue reading I Wasn’t Prepared For The Heartbreak

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Bonfire Birthday

Happy Wednesday! This past weekend we celebrated my birthday with a bonfire cookout in the backyard at our new home, and it was such a memorable way to spend a weekend and celebrate my birthday! It left my heart feeling so full and happy. I honestly think that time spent making memories with those we… Continue reading Bonfire Birthday