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Lessons Learned from Red Shoes

Sometimes it’s good to be all about the brilliant. And the sassy red shoes.

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When God Gives More Than You Can Handle

Things have been quiet here in this space, and I really needed it. Needed to step back and not spew out words and frustration that would do no one any good. Instead, I just had some good old-fashioned temper tantrums with my real life people. And I made pizza and filled our house with friends… Continue reading When God Gives More Than You Can Handle

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Pucker Up {and let’s giveaway some love!}

Update: this giveaway has closed.  Congrats to Laura Beth Davis, the winner! I know you’ve all heard by now about the great #snowjam2014 of the South.  So if all my kind friends to the north are done teasing us about being inadequately prepared for two inches of snow and ice, I’ll tell you the truth:… Continue reading Pucker Up {and let’s giveaway some love!}

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Encouragement {Five Minute Friday}

Joining with this amazing community of writers is a privilege every Friday.  Want to play along? Head over to Lisa Jo’s and read all the “rules”–but the only one that really matters?  Write your heart and give some love to the link before you. Today’s words is… Encouragement They came bearing soup and casseroles and… Continue reading Encouragement {Five Minute Friday}

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Together: Five Minute Friday {31 Days: Day 25}

Because even though it’s October and I’m writing about Living Local for 31 days straight, it’s also Friday, and I’m learning to find my place in a local online community of gifted writers who let it all fly free for Five Minute Friday.  We’re linking up over at Lisa Jo’s where motherhood comes with a superhero cape and… Continue reading Together: Five Minute Friday {31 Days: Day 25}

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Freedom Walking and Hot Air Balloons {Behind the Scenes}

Hot air balloons and I seem to enjoy a last minute relationship.  Maybe it’s because in and of themselves the balloons seem to evoke a sense of spontaneity that is often absent from my planned and scheduled attempts at motherhood, or maybe it’s just simply because if I ponder a decision involving gas money, restaurants,… Continue reading Freedom Walking and Hot Air Balloons {Behind the Scenes}