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The joy of playing with cousins….is there anything better?  Snapped some pics of some of the girl cousins during a recent family get-together…aren’t they adorable? The lens managed to find cousin Mason too.

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John and I were blessed to spend Easter weekend at the lake home of one of the couples in the community group we attend. What a delightful home and a great time relaxing around the yard and lake! Fishing, paddle-boarding, zip line, corn hole and a big big big hammock! The town of DeLand is […]

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I had a fun surprise today when the kiddos stopped by for a visit. They had a lot of fun running outdoor in the cool Florida winter finding treasures that only little people are prone to find because they take time to consider the things that we adults often overlook. I always learn so much […]

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How we enjoyed Colin when he and his mommy came for a visit! He’s the most pleasant little fellow. Aunt Leah loved holding him and talking to him.

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November was a busy month…3 birthday celebrations, a short but sweet trip to Katy’s, a visit to share pre Thanksgiving dinner with John’s dad, Thanksgiving day celebration at our house…I almost forgot to post these pics of Leah opening her birthday cards and gifts…loved the travel journal idea from Uncle Mike & Aunt Becky!

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In what has become a tradition, Leah and I spent the day preparing for our family’s Thanksgiving celebration. As usual, we first prepared out hearts by reading our weekly passage, Luke 1:1-25. There is SO much to hear within the words contained in those verses. Click here to read the rest at my Bare Faith blog.

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I remember when I thought Jungle Gardenia perfume was the most wonderful scent ever made…it was springtime and summer in a bottle splashed out onto my wintered white skin declaring that everyday, no matter what the sky told me, was a fair day. I loved gardenias so much that I carried them in my hands in a big […]

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It’s a family tradition that we started when all the girls lived at home… dinner out on Friday nights….but tonight I’m going to take a shower, cozy up, order in Anthony’s coal fired pizza with gorgonzola Italian salad, and watch The Amazing Race.

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Baby G was six months old last week! I got a tiny smile out of her, but most of the time she just looks at me with her big wide eyes like she’s trying to decide just how I fit into her life. She’s as pleasant as can be, and we all jump at any chance […]

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In July I became Mia x 5!  I can hardly believe I have 5 grandchildren….  This little guy is so very pleasant….just like his mommy was when she was his age…and still is! And this Mia is blessed beyond words….just wish he lived a little closer :(

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