Monthly Archives: January 2014

Precious Princess Nina

I had a huge surprise greet me at the door this week!  My niece – baby Nina (she’s technically not a baby, but I’ve always called her that) – came to visit us from CO. 🙂 Actually,  only hours before, … Continue reading

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New Life

My husband’s brother and his lovely wife had their first baby two weeks ago.  We are an aunt/uncle again!  Our new little guy is precious – what a sweet boy. 🙂 It’s times like these that I wish we all … Continue reading

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Darling Gift

Isn’t this the cutest chocolate bar ever? 🙂 This was a gift from our Ukrainian missionaries who stayed with us last month. Ted and I have a heart to host missionaries while they’re on furlough. If it was up to … Continue reading

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Celebrate

I love to celebrate – holidays, promotions, engagements, and (especially) birthdays!  One of my dear friends had a birthday party at her house this weekend.  We had a blast – what a sweet gathering!  Perfect weather, good food, and lots … Continue reading

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Scrapbooking

    How do you record your special memories?  I just finished another scrapbook last weekend!  It’s such a fun, easy, practical hobby. Here are some things I’ve learned in the last 10 years.  First thing, pick a good book … Continue reading

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Quite a Week

It’s been a tough, but a good week!  My husband left for a business trip to Japan for a week last Saturday.   It’s the longest we’ve been away from each other.  I am grateful,  grateful,  grateful for my three … Continue reading

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Healthy Smoothies

  We absolutely love, love, love our new Vitamix! I’ve been making cool refreshing drinks everyday – can you believe this wonderful January weather? We are blessed! Some of my favorite combinations include: Milk, guava, and bananas (simple and refreshing!). Water, … Continue reading

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