Archives for September 2011

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Today is my 31st birthday. No big post of personal goals for me today, even though I am always assessing my life, making changes and setting goals behind the scenes. It's just the type of person I am.   Today I just want to take a quick moment to share my heart.    I'm not going to lie. This past year wasn't an easy year for me. But a few months ago (after some evaluating, making changes and setting goals), I got myself back into gear and I am feeling much better. I am … [Read more...]

Quick DIY Tent

There is just something magical for little ones about building a tent out of sheets and blankets. The other day we were at Home Depot shopping, and I found these large clamps for only $.99! When I saw them, I knew they would be perfect for holding the sheets to the backs of the chairs more securely. They worked perfectly! The tent never fell down. With Buddy, everything turns into Superheroes. Little Man was just happy to get Buddy's cup without him … [Read more...]

Painting

The boys had fun painting yesterday (except when I took the brush away from Little Man for trying to eat the paint)... Happy Wednesday! Always, Amanda … [Read more...]

A Trip to the Dairy Farm

A local dairy farm invited all of the youth pastors in our area to the opening of their corn maze for the fall, in hopes that we will take our youth groups their later this season. So last night, our little family loaded up and headed up the interstate or "fast road" as Buddy likes to call it. They had added several things to the farm since we had last been there, including a gorgeous pavilion where we were treated to a delicious complimentary BBQ dinner. (Kind of blew the diet, but I'm … [Read more...]