Category Archives: Blessings

Sweet little man

Mr. Andrew hasn’t had much press time lately, has he? As you can see, he is as adorable as ever. This was last week while Jonathan and the Blessings were doing some yard work. Andrew was apparently on tool duty. … Continue reading

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Here’s the Thing…

We have been working on getting some steady forward motion in our schooling. The State Fair put a bit of a kink in our efforts, but this week we are getting down to business again. I was feeling extremely frustrated … Continue reading

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A New Habit

Tap Tap Tap… is anyone still out there? If only you could read the blog posts that happen in my head… But you can’t, so I’d best get back to typing them out. So, the new habit I’m committing to … Continue reading

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Family Demolition Project

And no, I don’t mean demolishing families! The first significant rain in our area for well over a month arrived on August 3, and with it came winds that were fiercer than I, in my rain-induced euphoria, realized. Two buildings … Continue reading

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May Momentos in Miniature

A stroll through some highlights of May… (click to enlarge)

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Sweet Shot Tuesday

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Oh, the Gifts!

Does anyone know who’s handing out the “bad blogger” awards this month? If only you could read all the posts I’ve written in my head. My main excuse is a pretty solid one – we’re moving in two weeks, back … Continue reading

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Christmas Pictures

Mostly a for-the-grandparents post, with cute pictures and brief concluding thoughts… Christmas Day Pictures Handmade sibling gifts – It was a blessing to be a part of the making of these gifts of love! From their parents – handmade lapdesks … Continue reading

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December This-and-That (A Poly-Pictured Post)

A conglomerate post in which I shall gather “strings” from December not covered in other (existing or future) posts: Dad Smith’s Birthday The day after we arrived home from Florida was Dad Smith’s birthday. We didn’t make it out of … Continue reading

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Christmas/Advent Thoughts

Some post-Christmas thoughts on the Advent season and our developing family traditions as we seek to keep our focus on the Christ who was born to die that we might live eternally. Not prescribing or mandating for anyone else. These … Continue reading

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