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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Watering Grass


A few weeks ago my husband put down some grass seed, and he’s been watering it daily ever since. It’s like his new child. We can’t walk on it, sit on it, touch it, and I even try not to look at it. But recently, I actually did look at it. Like really looked at it. And what do you know? It’s growing! There is this pretty, fresh green to it too. Nice. Beautiful. Lush. Grass! How exciting!

On my way to work yesterday I got to thinking about that darn grass and how it’s easy to get into the mindset that perhaps the “grass is greener on the other side” of whatever (i.e., a divorce, a job, etc.). When in all actuality grass is the greenest where it is watered, tended to, cared for...I could go on. I can’t pretend that I didn’t already know this. We all know this. But oh how forgetful this flesh of ours is, right?!

Now that I’ve been reminded, yet again, it’s time to apply the lesson of the grass to my life with my husband and, I don’t know, water him or something…day after day :)!

To our happiness,

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

90 Years

Back in January Mario's family held a birthday celebration in honor of his grandmother, who means more to him that just that.  I took ...
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

This Morning

I made breakfast this morning and I couldn't feel more blessed! Let me explain… For weeks I've been struggling to get up a...
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Monday, April 21, 2014

Easter

We had a wonderful Easter weekend, and even though we traveled a bit I still feel rested this morning.  After church, on such a beautiful ...
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Friday, April 18, 2014

Next Week's Goals {Wk 3}

------ Goals for the week of 04.20.14 ------ An Evening to Myself I need to recharge, relax, relate, and release. Sometime next ...
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Maddie Lately

Maddie turned two back in February. I took the day off from work and made sure that she felt loved and special all day. But, I never got ...
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Monday, April 14, 2014

600 Bucks!

It's April! Which means it's Janee's birth month so she, a few gals, a guy, along with myself, of course, got together to...
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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Next Week's Goals (Wk 2)

I'm posting the weekly goals a day early since I'm hoping to join in and share a #SheSharesTruth post tomorrow...we'll see!  L...
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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Little Red Wagon

Last week I talked about weekly goals  that I am hoping to complete this week. Over the weekend I achieved goal #1; Buy a little red wagon...
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Friday, April 04, 2014

Next Week's Goals (Wk 1)

I'm always looking for different ways to hold myself accountable.  With that said, I've decided to start posting goals every F...
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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Today is Autism Awareness Day

Maddie and I are "lighting it up blue" for her best bud, Jay, today!!!  Visit his mom, Lindsay's, blog, Dealing with t...
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Homemade Protein Bars

I've been pretty consistent with working out over the past few months (starting towards the end of December). I must admit that I'...
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