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The Pittsburgh Trip

We recently went on a mini vacation to Pittsburgh, home of our family's favorite sports teams: the Pirates, Steelers and Penguins. I'm not going to lie, I was pretty nervous about going there. I am a country girl who likes driving on country roads. Let me rephrase that. I like driving on normal two lane… Continue reading The Pittsburgh Trip

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New Blogger in the Family

My daughter started a blog today. It's in the early stages, but I'd appreciate it if you would check it out. Future blogger in the making! https://caitlinsbakingandbooks.wordpress.com   Thanks for your support! - Proud Mama

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13. It changes everything. 

The year was 2002. I think you'd still consider us newlyweds. A year and a half counts, right? I think it does. The fall colors were starting to change as was our married life. On October 13th in the wee hours of the morning, 12:47 to be exact, we met our beautiful daughter Caitlin. Looking… Continue reading 13. It changes everything. 

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The one dreaded day of the year…….

Every year there is a particular day at the end of the summer that I just want to skip over. I want to bury my head in the sand like a flamingo and pretend it doesn't exist. I want to wake up and realize that the day had already passed and went by so fast… Continue reading The one dreaded day of the year…….

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Camping brings you closer together, and closer to God. 

This past week some of our church members took our youth on a camping trip. The rules were simple: do not bring any electronic devices, have a good time, and learn from God's Word. We arrived mid afternoon Thursday and stayed until Saturday morning. A fellow member and I had a list of activities planned… Continue reading Camping brings you closer together, and closer to God. 

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Sometimes it’s the simple things

Raise your hand if your a working mother trying to balance work and home life. Yep, my hand is raised too. It is not easy to work a full day, come home, make dinner, spend time with children, spend time with hubby, and feel like you still have the energy to do something as simple… Continue reading Sometimes it’s the simple things