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Blessings in a small, southern town

When we moved to Marietta, we had no idea how much we would love the area. We chose it for the schools, but know that there was a greater reason for our decision. God placed us here to show us … Continue reading

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Froday night fun on the square

This sweet little town gets even sweeter in the summer with the return of the Glover Park concert series. The kids have just as much fun as the adults do… And just when you think there’s no more fun to … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to another year of school

Two whole months of summertime bliss…staying up late, sleeping in, endless Popsicles on the porch, sprinklers, grilling out…MORE fun and LESS scheduling!!! Summertime fun, here we come!!!! Sweet goodies to celebrate another fun year at school!

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Easy vs hard…and a mama’s prayer

Pinch me….my kids are growing up. I’ve always been the mama who has looked forward to and often rushed milestones. Things will get easier when they can feed themselves; when they can walk; when they can talk; when they can … Continue reading

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The ice cream truck man

He’s made the prayer list on more than one occasion….he’s the “ice cream truck man” and he doesn’t come around near enough for my crew. But when he does, his music can be heard from miles; squeals of delight come … Continue reading

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Easter at home

What’s not to love about Easter… Springtime weather, Hiding and finding eggs…time and time again, A visit (and surprises ) from the Easter Bunny, The annual Easter march wearing your Sunday best…pastels…smocked bishops, jon jons, knee highs, and saddle oxfords, … Continue reading

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Hunting eggs at church

MR couldn’t believe that the Easter Bunny hopped all the way to our church to hide hundreds of eggs. “His legs must get real tired”, she said. She wondered why “God didn’t invent a sleigh” for him….or why Santa wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Spring break…a little late

The goal of spring break was supposed to be to catch up on housework; to line up dentist and doctors appointments; crank up the lawn mower; plant flowers; and hit the gym. Not one of these activities was crossed off … Continue reading

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