Monthly Archives: January 2010

Step by Step

I’m sitting in the living room at Dad and Mom Smith’s house, processing, praying, reading, focusing my heart and mind. Jonathan is with the group of believers who have been our church family for the last seven years, saying goodbye. … Continue reading

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Choosing gratitude… 11. Changes that make my heart ache, but that stem from my loving Father at work 12. Heartfelt prayer with my husband 13. Cleansing tears 14. Seven years of sweet fellowship with a precious group of believers 15. … Continue reading

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The Clean Up Project

In mid-December, amidst the joys and busy-ness of the Advent season, a nice gentleman showed up at our door. Unfortunately, he was the J. County Solid Waste Division Field Inspector. Near the beginning of November, someone had called in a … Continue reading

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Artisan Bread

One of my recent fascinations is with artisan bread. Well, really, with making wonderful bread with very little effort. I just posted about it on Love You Can Eat. I was especially thinking of Tab in south Florida – I … Continue reading

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This and That

I haven’t been very wordy here lately, but I have been updating my photo blog semi-regularly, so if you want to see what we’re up to, that’s a blog to add to your reader/follow list/etc. Had a great prenatal with … Continue reading

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Book Covers Tutorial

Making book covers is something that my family did a lot of through Eric’s and my Jr. High and High School years. We attended a small Christian school where textbooks were used over and over, and the students were required … Continue reading

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~ ~ The cutest word in our house right now, in my opinion, is “cupchup.” Stephen loves cupchup, especially when he can dip his food in it. ~ ~ He is enjoying reading about and playing with all sorts of … Continue reading

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It’s Blonde Brownie Day!

Here’s my favorite blonde brownie recipe.

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Sometimes It Causes Me to Tremble

I was thoroughly enjoying listening to my Randy Travis Glory Train CD while I puttered around in the kitchen this afternoon. It’s full of wonderful songs, and there’s just something about Randy Travis’s voice (for those of us who love … Continue reading

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Maggie the Fire Dog

The other night, Dad and Mom Smith were over, and after supper Jonathan was holding Maggie, their dog, at the table. He had a candle in front of him and it was so funny to watch Maggie watching the fire! … Continue reading

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