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Five Minute Friday: New Baby, New Routine

Today, I’m writing with the Five Minute Friday community writing group, and this week’s word is ROUTINE.  If you’d like to join in, the linkup is here. Foggy head blurry eyes sharp pain with every move. Hearing beeps and alarms at … Continue reading

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Day 17 & 18/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: GROW & SHARE

Day 17 Day 18 Three years ago, I promised to share my life with you no matter the circumstances through joy and pain. We had no idea the magnitude of our vows until they were tested. I had no constructive … Continue reading

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Day 9/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: PLAN

Day 9 I love using my daily planner.  I love being able to check off tasks from my to-do list, and even if it wasn’t on there to begin with, I’ll write it down just to get the satisfaction of … Continue reading

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Day 5/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: TRUST

Day 5 My husband Mike and I have been married now for almost 4 years on October 18.  I trust him absolutely in our marriage, but I know that I have a hard time trusting him with little things.  Is … Continue reading

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Day 4/31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes 2017: HOPE

Day 4 As a mother to one daughter, and to one more coming in March, I have so much hope for each of my girls.  I hope that they are strong and courageous, standing up to the bully and protecting … Continue reading

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31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes: 2017: Day 3/31 CREATE

Today is the first day I’ve written in the 31 day challenge, and it’s Day 3.  Honestly, it’s been a struggle to get myself to pull away from the news and social media during the precious few hours I have … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Place

While unpacking the boxes in our new house, I discovered a bag of leftover orange and red paper straws from our wedding nearly three years ago.  There’s something whimsical and carefree about drinking through a straw at home (it’s rather … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Sing

Zephaniah 3:17 The Lord your God in your midst The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with his love, He will rejoice over you with singing. Sometimes, when you are in … Continue reading

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A Momma’s Heart

I’ve been spontaneously breaking out into tears since bringing our precious baby girl home from the hospital.  When I see our perfect, beautiful baby, I am overcome by love.  So much so, that my heart aches.  My body wretches as it … Continue reading

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Caves to Castles

It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything substantial.  I moved to Connecticut, leaving the gorgeous state of Colorado in order to marry my best friend and follow him to where his job led.   I’d never really thought … Continue reading

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