My Person

Today is Crindalyn’s birthday.  We are exactly six months apart in age.  She is an amazing mother, a genuine friend, a hard worker, and a beautiful soul – inside and out. How do you quan... Read More


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Fourteen. Its not a particularly significant number. Not like 16, 18, or 21. Its not significant unless that’s how old your sweet, funny, outgoing, loving daughter is turning. Then its incredibl... Read More

My Year – 2011 In Review

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I’ve been working on writing this post in my head for a while now, and I decided the only way to actually get it done was to sit down and start typing.  If a stranger looked at my life during t... Read More

Emma Kate

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I’m not quite sure where the past 17 years have gone, but I am blessed and privileged to have been a part of your life. Happy Birthday, Big Girl!  I love you!... Read More

The Locket

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Today was Reagan’s 9th birthday.  I had such a hard time expressing what it felt like to me when Emma turned 16, but it was nothing compared to this.  Realizing that this is the last year my l... Read More


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Last Friday was my birthday, and the grils were very nice and let me sleep in.  When I woke up, this “bouquet” of flowers was laying on the bed next to me.  🙂  Harley and Reagan had ... Read More

Happy Birthday to {ME}!

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38-years-ago today the pretty blonde lady in this picture became a mother – it just so happens it was to that super cute bald baby in the picture.  This picture is from when we lived in Costa R... Read More