Category Archives: Annie-Belle

Here We Go AGAIN:

We’ve been busy around here with the annual “end of the school year” events such as our school’s high school formal.  Annie invited a friend who attended her theater class to be her friend-date.  She is a home-schooler and was … Continue reading

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Time Passages …

I know it is so cliche’ … but TIME DOES FLY!  Babies become young adults in the blink of an eye.  Sometimes those baby and toddler years seem ENDLESS – the diapers, the long nights, the training, the teaching, the … Continue reading

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A Brighter Outlook

Ironically, the BHG magazine that I was suckered into subscribing to for “only” $6/year arrived today.  The cover was a reflection of all the things I’d been studying on Pinterest for the last few weeks in getting prepared to transform … Continue reading

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Our “Wonderful” Life

I almost didn’t write my annual Christmas letter this year … in fact, IF you get a Christmas card from me at all, it probably WON’T include the letter that I ended up writing because it was much like the … Continue reading

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30 Days of Thanks – Days 3&4

Today we are celebrating our middle child … our fun-loving, tenderhearted Annie-Belle. When we were expecting Annie, Daniel was still in the Army.  At the time and place where we were stationed, OB care was more like an assembly line … Continue reading

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Mom, Are We Normal?!

Some days I wonder if my family is “normal” … I mean, we are absolutely FINE when we are among ourselves.  It’s our own world we live in – and we like each other here.  But then I find we … Continue reading

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Throwin’ Back

I suppose Thursdays are officially for “throw back” photos … but I’m throwing back today … in honor of Drew’s 17th birthday which was last week: Suddenly, the years seem to be flying by even faster.  It’s his Senior year … Continue reading

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Summing Up Summer:

I guess I am finally getting old.  I remember when I graduated high school and then college, there was nothing more that I wanted to do than to get out of my home state … which was a good thing … Continue reading

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Crafty!

  I’m not too crafty … unless I have very explicit directions to follow.  Even then, it takes me a while to attempt a project – and get it right (and complete!).  Thankfully, my girls seem to be a little … Continue reading

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Weekend Catch-Up

We are officially hitting that “end-of-the-school year crazy” when all the field trips, field day, concerts, and other things happen right before school lets out for the summer (on May 22 – HALLELUJAH!) Last Friday, 7th-12th graders went to a … Continue reading

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