Saturday, July 26, 2014

Some Musings this Weekend

I'm getting ready to head out on my 3rd day at the THSC homeschool convention up in the Woodlands.  It's been fun, seeing friends I haven't seen in years, sharing hour long drives with friends and chatting and learning.  I love this weekend.

Please I always get to see something cool.  The Duggar family is at our conference.  They have a booth and have spoken a few times.  Every where you turn is a Duggar kid :).   They are very down to earth and sweet.

I also got to hear Todd Wilson speak about family, raising dangerous sons, and can't wait to hear him today.  Check out his ministry: FamilyMan Ministry!   

I dropped my friend off yesterday and was heading down 99 and saw this.  Maybe you can't, but it was a beautiful rainbow up in the clouds.

My working at our church is coming to a close.  But I love this church body, and working here has made me love it more.  My kids and I drove out to the new property (that God raised almost $2mil so quickly and we purchased debt free---in a church of about 150 attenders!) and prayed over the neighbors and the land.  We can't wait to be meeting out there!!

So, will you join us in my birthday bash?  It closes this weekend and I'd love for you to participate.  Just go to our new blog,, or click here for the post!  Thank you :)

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Fun weekend!

Well, it was a super fun weekend with the whole family at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine.  I can't remember the last time I was with my mom and step-dad on my birthday, so that was fun, we even had cake! :)

The kids had a blast riding all the slides, romping in the water, and playing with their cousins.  I have 3 nephews...maybe one day we'll get a niece!

IF you haven't checked out our new blog, Worthy of Our Calling, please do!  I have a fun birthday post, that I need your help with!!  We have only raised $20, so I'd like for you to share, share, share on social media and help me reach my goal for my birthday.

If you'd like to see some fun summer reads and book recommendations, we have a post up about that here.

We have some great posts about being restless, hearing God, faith, adoption, God's power (an amazing story of God's faithfulness) and money.  Eric's even writing!  We'd love for you to take a look, subscribe, or share with others.  We pray this new blog is an encouragement to you all!!

And now, here are some fun pictures of our last few months.  This is a feat because my phone and computer do not like each other and rather sync well! :)  These gems are from January 2014!

Visiting Bailey and Jack
 Telling the kids we were going to Disney!!
 First Day of Gymnastics for Anna Banana
 First Dentist visit!
 Dressing up in Yaya's old dance costumes!

 Visiting Bailey on bed rest
 Advo-families hanging out!

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Tomorrow is a big day

Tomorrow is a fun day! Not only is it my 34th birthday, but I have my first giveaway going live on our new blog, Worthy of Our Calling. I'd love for my dear readers and friends here to help share and get the word out tomorrow when it posts.  You've stuck with our crazy family for 9 years and we have always been blessed by your comments and shares!

Be sure to subscribe to our feed over there,so you don't miss a post.  Eric has some amazing writing lined up to encourage and inspire us!

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Monday, July 14, 2014

A New Calling....

I hope to be back soon, sharing silly kid stories and how they've grown (how do I have an 8 year old!).  But right now, God has a different calling for us.  And we hope you join us over there.

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We'd love to continue the conversation!

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