State o’ the Bloggo


Seven Quick Takes

It’s time for me to over-think the data from my recent reader survey and share the funniest comments left by my stalkers…I mean devoted fans! I’ll try to keep it to seven. 1. Some of the info wasn’t surprising at all. Most of my readers are married women in their thirties with kids. Even the […]

01/19/2018

2018 Magical Resolutions


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The imperative to create and post my resolutions directly corresponds to my mood at year’s end. If fall felt harried and Advent and Christmas rushed, then chances are, I’m eager to commit to lofty goals for the following year. However, since I didn’t feel like I dropped every ball these last few weeks, I’ve been […]

01/07/2018

2017 Year End Review


Seven Quick Takes

Sorry, this will be twelve takes instead of seven. BUT!! I encourage you (if you don’t already have a super sweet #7QT lined up) to create your own year-end review post and link it up below. Now you can’t say you don’t have anything to write about. I’ll give a photo, summary, my top ten […]

01/05/2018

National Mantoan Winter Vacation


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I know I said I’d take December off blogging but, OUR FAMILY WAS AWARDED AN ALL EXPENSE PAID TRIP TO FLORIDA, so, I decided to write a little update. But first, here’s our five minutes of fame. (For the record, Fulton never wants to be on the news again.) The details (for those who don’t […]

12/09/2017

We Don’t Celebrate Advent


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Now that I lured you in with that click bait title you can relax: our family has not abandoned Advent! However, we definitely don’t celebrate it – we observe it the way we do Lent (though not as strictly), and we celebrate Christmas in its proper time (for twelve days, and in small ways up […]

11/24/2017

{SQT} Waitin’ On The Holy Ghost


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Byron gets confirmed tonight! We’re having family back to the house for dinner! My in-laws are staying at our house! All my waking hours have been spent cleaning….and running out to buy a dark suit and red tie at the last-minute. Enjoy posts from some betters. Can I recommend a few of my favorites who […]

11/10/2017