Like a fine wine…

Like a fine wine…

... I am getting better with age. About a year ago our local Kroger opened grandly*, (and because this town is fancy - the Kroger is more department store than grocery store). Fancy Krogers, ours anyway, have wine departments that occupy more square feet than the...

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Cleaning Sucks: Tricks to make life easier

Cleaning Sucks: Tricks to make life easier

Several years ago my mailbox greeted me with Good Housekeeping Magazine. The following conversation with my husband ensued: Me: Seriously? H: Yeah, I had some credit card points to use and I thought you'd like a subscription. Me: Huh... I had some time to kill and I...

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Summer Fitness Tips Part 1.5: I Digress…

Summer Fitness Tips Part 1.5: I Digress…

Notice of Record to my kiddos: I love you. For your benefit, I will forego many things, including but not limited to eating, folded laundry, the ability to have a conversation or poop without interruption, showering and even sometimes brushing my teeth before 2pm....

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Are you planting a field of dreams?

Are you planting a field of dreams?

Above is an incredibly powerful clip from the classic movie Field of DreamsAs I played the excerpt today, my husband looked over at me and said, “This is a great scene, it gives me chills.” I also have the same visceral response to the excerpt. And, I promise you, it...

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Fly a little higher…

Fly a little higher…

In February, I posted a "Tip of the Day" on my Facebook page inspired by Fly a Little Higher: How God Answered a Mom's Small Prayer in a Big WayThe book is a real story of a young man who managed to turn his short life into a miracle of hope through music and...

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