Remembering God’s Steadfast Love

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My friend Candace is running a series on her blog about waiting on God. She asked me if I’d write a post about times of waiting on God in my life. I agreed to write for her, but then things got crazy in my life. Sickness. Anxiety. Depression. I didn’t think I was going to be able to write this post. But, I pushed through wrote an honest reflection of what I cling to when times are hard and I’m waiting for {Read More}

The Light At The End of The Tunnel for Moms of Littles

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More experienced moms have been telling me for years that this motherhood thing gets easier. The years of having littles in the house really does open up to a different season with its own challenges. They say that there is a light of the end of the tunnel for moms of littles. I wanted to believe, but I was too tired to hope. It’s been eight years with a least one little one in our house. Eight long years. The kind of {Read More}

Learning to Take Better Pictures of My Kids

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I love taking pictures of my boys, but I don’t feel like I’ve ever been very good at it. My pictures always look so amateur. I never feel like I’m capturing the moment or their faces well. Often times I’m using my iPhone instead of a real camera. I’ve heard it said that the best camera is the one that you have with you. That makes my iPhone a great camera because it’s usually within hands reach. But, honestly, my Sony {Read More}

Lipton Tea in Our Keurig: A Taste Test

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This post is sponsored by Lipton®. All opinions are mine. I’m a tea drinker. For me to drink coffee, it must be loaded with sugar, chocolate, and cream. That’s not very good for me to drink regularly. Honestly, I prefer the taste of tea over coffee anyway. I’m not too picky. Black tea. Green tea. Herbal tea. I love them all. My boys are tea drinkers too. Jonathan loves black tea with his breakfast. Every morning, he brews his tea in our {Read More}

Our Favorite Ways to Stay Warm and Save Money in the Winter

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Making our budget balance is hard work. We moved from North Carolina back to California recently and that choice required some sacrifices. In order to make ends meet, we have to find ways to cut back on even the most basic of our expenses, including heating and cooling. It’s fair to say that even here in Northern California, we have it pretty easy during the winter. Nothing like the cold we experienced in North Carolina! Still, keeping the heat down is {Read More}