Category Archives: Holidays

“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes.” – G.K. Chesterton Here’s to letting God mold our souls in areas we thought we were doing […]

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Right up until a week or so before Halloween we were all in agreement on what we were going to dress up as… Harry Potter Characters!! THEN THEN my children discovered this world of Pokemon. All it took was one pokemon card given to one of my kids by some well meaning friend at school. […]

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What an amazing 4th of July we had, first we visited with some friends from church over some great tex-mex…. then we headed out with Dan’s parents to some friends of ours that we’ve known all the way back from our Raleigh days! Angie worked with Dan at NRCA in Raleigh and is also known […]

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I had every intention of wearing a hat and having friends over and going all out for the watching of the royal wedding yesterday. But Zoe, Jack and myself ended up with colds. So if it weren’t for the amazing servant heart of Kristin we might not would have even had scones. But she made them […]

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It was just the first of many holidays that I got to spend time with my sister Brittany, Bradley and my niece Mabel. For those of you who didn’t know, they moved about 20 miles away from us. Which has been so much fun… and I’m really grateful my kids will get to spend time […]

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If I had a nickel for every time someone said "you are just like your dad" I'd probably be one rich gal. :o)  Growing up I remember him apologizing to me for that, I guess because some of the reasons that would get me in trouble or some of the crazy things I would do […]

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Growing up for me, being a pastors daughter, Easter Activities were mostly centered about what the church was doing that day. And being in Alaska I think a lot of times we had a church-wide potluck since most extended families lived "in the lower 48". A lot of holidays in Alaska were really centered around church family […]

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Living He loved me, dying He saved me, buried He carried my sins far away, rising He justified freely forever, someday He's coming, OH GLORIOUS DAY!!!         Because He lives, I can face tomorrow,    Because He lives, all fear is gone;    Because I know He holds the future,    And life is worth the […]

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