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We finished up the last of our shopping, took the turkey out of the freezer, and finalized our plans for Christmas this weekend.  I also made sure that I had all of my "hard to find" and bulk shopping items ordered from Amazon in time to be delivered by Wednesday at the latest.  Things like Golden Syrup, seasonings, sprinkles for decorating…

We have had quite an adventure these last three months.  With everything that has happened, I have done a lot of dealing with what I needed to, but otherwise disappearing off the face of the earth.  I have done my best to write things down here and there as they have happened, but I now realize that the story keeps…

We have had quite an adventure these last three months.  With everything that has happened, I have done a lot of dealing with what I needed to, but otherwise disappearing off the face of the earth.  I have done my best to write things down here and there as they have happened, but I now realize that the story keeps…

I love the changing of the seasons.  When asked to pick a favorite, I often jump to autumn, but then think of Christmas (aka winter), and then remember the budding of the trees in the spring, and then the joy and fun of summer... I then come to realized that I don't have a favorite.  I appreciate each of them…

I have a new favorite app – and from the moment that I set it up, I can’t tell you how many hours it has saved me.  It’s called Unroll.Me, and it should be on everyone’s list to try. This program automatically collects any subscription type email that comes through your inbox and compiles it into a very easy to…

Writing a journal is something that I struggle with to do consistently.  There are so many benefits that come from it, so I constantly remind myself that it needs to remain a high priority. I have recently come up with a template that I believe has helped improve my consistency greatly.  It consists of the following topic prompts to help…

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. (James 1:2-3) In have previously looked at this passage as more of an encouragement to get through hard times. In my current bible study, it is suggested to swap out the word "consider" with "feel"…

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