Author Archives: OrdinaryHausfrau

October …

Around Facebook and on little signs every where, there is that famous L.M. Montgomery quote about October:   And lots of people are excited about cooler temperatures (although it was 90 degrees in NW Arkansas today!!!!) and pumpkin spice lattes….  PS  … Continue reading

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Some days, I miss this old blog so much!  My journal of thoughts and life and things … sharing them with the great big internet and a few friends who happen to read …  Is anyone still there?  In any … Continue reading

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Hodgepodge – 9/13/17

Sometimes I hodgepodge here … sometimes I hodgepodge there.    That’s the fun of having 2 very different blogs (though this one is far more neglected!). Anyway, today, join me (and our hostess Joyce and friends) HERE: 1. Is a picture … Continue reading

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Playing Catch Up

Itchy fingers need to type … busy brains need to write … I haven’t touched this blog since last February when I shared the story of the passing of my father.  I have been focusing on new, less tell-all posts … Continue reading

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In Remembrance:

As I enter my mid-40’s, I am far more aware of my parents’ ages as well.  I’m so thankful my mom and dad are doing well.  They take good care of themselves and try to stay active and involved. Over … Continue reading

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God Behind the Scenes

My life is but a weaving Between my God and me. I cannot choose the colors He weaveth steadily. Oft’ times He weaveth sorrow; And I in foolish pride Forget He sees the upper And I the underside. Not ’til … Continue reading

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#Blessed ?! in 2017

After an up-and-down 2016 which I was glad to see come to an end, 2017 has started out a little easier for us … and little more hopeful … For New Year’s/Christmas, I unexpectedly got a new (to me) car.  … Continue reading

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Reflections – 2016

I don’t mean to sound ungrateful – but honestly, 2016 was a hard year.  For the first time in 23 years, I didn’t send out Christmas cards or write an annual family letter.  I just didn’t have much to say … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking?

Hello Friends, Instead of focusing on how exhausting my life is right now, I’ve found something that energizes me!  Sadly, my new hobby doesn’t help me get my house cleaned, but it has put me into the kitchen a little … Continue reading

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Over There

There are some fun articles over on the German blog: Something for a laugh – Seriously? and anticipation of the holidays and baking with some info about German/church holidays happening now:  Holiday Inspiration See you over there ….

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