Appreciating our gifts

Fourth of July Pictures and Prayer

Happy Fourth of July! The artwork is by my patriotic 8 year old, who loves the Fourth of July. Actually,  they all do. They had lots of fun at a special friend’s party, which they look forward  to all year.   Praying you all are having a great celebration,  and praying especially for our nation today: Dear Heavenly Father, we thank…

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Country living, Raising kids of faith

Summer Fun

This summer has been busy, busy, busy! I don’t know why I thought that things would slow down. Keeping four active girls occupied and happy is no small task. I have been trying to get everyone into a routine of doing different chores. My oldest is excited about learning how to cook. She is proud of her progress, and so…

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A Girl and Her Horse, a Boy and His Truck

Way back in November, my husband’s sedan died while he was driving our 8 and 6 year old girls to school. The police came out, pushed the worn-out vehicle off the four-lane city street, and kindly offered to chauffer our girls to school. I really wish I had a picture of our girls in the backseat of the cop car,…

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Country living, Just for laughs

All in a Day’s Work

Okay, it’s been awhile. My short break from the blog turned into a lengthy hiatus. Let’s just pretend it hasn’t been so long. I’ve missed all of you, and if you have missed us, make sure to thank my husband for encouraging me to get back at it. This particular true story captures very well what my life is like…

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Needed: Girl Name, Suggestions Welcome

Our fourth precious girl arrived at 3:59 AM this Good Friday. 6 lbs, 9 oz, 19 1/2 inches long. Per our family’s tradition, our newest member of the family still does not have a name. We welcome suggestions for feminine-sounding girl names. Mom and baby are doing very well! I will post a birth story soon. Give thanks to the…

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