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thanksgiving tree

joy is the settled assurance that God is in control of all the details of my life, the quiet confidence that ultimately everything is going to be alright, and the […]

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three and half years old.

This beautiful little goofball. She turned three and a half this week, and I thought…you know, why not celebrate? If making a batch of cookies (from this cookbook, ps. they […]

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twinkle light fort

(don’t worry, I stopped taking pictures and got the lights out of his mouth after this picture!) A couple of months ago, Meeker and I started loosing our marbles over […]

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How Sweet Eats Baby Shower (with pumpkin pizza!)

Jessica’s having a baby! Let me tell you. Nothing is as exciting to me as people having babies. Anytime anyone ever excitedly says I have news! I immediately think that […]

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a few fall photos

This fall has been so good to us! It’s been unseasonably warm and we’ve spent so much time outside, it makes my heart sing. Also, obviously, my kids make my […]

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halloween(ish) dark chocolate bark

Can I really do this? Can I throw two ingredients together and call it a halloween(ish) recipe? One day before halloween? No? Okay. Lets not call it a recipe. BUT […]

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kitchen table makeover

Meeker was out of town for a hunting trip last week and I took the few days he was away to paint our kitchen table. Surprise! He knew I wanted […]

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halloween white chocolate popcorn

Does candy corn make your teeth hurt? It makes mine ache. A lot of sugary things do, actually. And no, I don’t have cavities, thank the good Lord. I just […]

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busy bag idea

Do you know what busy bags are? I didn’t until a friend of a friend of a friend emailed me and asked me to participate in a busy bag swap. […]

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almond crusted (sizzle)fish tacos

Can we talk about the proper amount of tacos for a minute? I feel like most restaurants (I’m mostly talking about chipotle, because we don’t really go to many restaurants) […]