I’ve Been Given A Liebster

One of my fellow bloggers, Sincerely Jenni, gave me this awesome Liebster award. It’s meant for bloggers that don’t have a lot of followers, but ones maybe you SHOULD be following!  Jenni is a fellow Iowan and I think her blog jumped out at me first because of her blog title.  Since then I have come…
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Heart Stopping – Heart Breaking

Last Saturday night, I looked out our back patio doors and saw a beautiful sunset.  I decided to take a photo with my iTouch because I wanted to see how my new Instagram app worked.  So, I took a photo and then applied one of the edits to the photo and this is what I…
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Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

In the summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the 8th grade social food chain. Then, the “coolest girl in the world” moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all – beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are…
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What Is A Friend?

I have been so lucky to have such a wonderful group of friends in my life. Each of them offer something that I need and I am so thankful for each one of them. I couldn’t make it through each day without them in my life! I found this poem and wanted it to share…
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A Quote and A Lesson!

I have been reading The Shack by William P Young. I will definately be posting about this book next week. I only have 2 chapters left and my book club will be discussing it on Monday night. I am loving it and can’t wait to finish it! So, stay tuned for that. This quote was…
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My Friend Tammy

There is nothing better than a best friend. Today I am so grateful for my best gal pal, Tammy. She made me laugh and cry (good cry) today and I love her for it! I don’t know where I would be without her. So, thanks, Tammy, for being you and for loving me!“Friends are the…
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25 Things You May Not Know About Me

I have been tagged to do this activity several times and recently have seen it on my sister-in-law’s blog and another blog I read as well. So, here is my take on 25 things…. 1. I have played the piano since I was 5.2. I do not have any brothers, only 2 sisters, but I…
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My Book and Face Space

I remember hearing about Facebook and My Space and thinking that it was just for high school kids…another way for them to stay in contact besides constant texting. Then one day I got an email from my cousin Angela asking me to join Facebook. I was bored that day, so I thought, why not? Angela…
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This is what is so great about small town Iowa!

This weekend was our small town of 700’s Christmas celebration. It is a chance for us to get everyone together and share in the Christmas spirit. On Saturday, they served pancakes, eggs, and sausage to everyone and then each one of the kids picked out a toy and visited with Santa. Then on Sunday, there…
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Friends are the family you choose!

“The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.”–Ralph Waldo Emerson I had a great conversation with a cousin of mine today. We don’t live close together but try to keep in touch and I truly enjoy our conversations when we get the chance to have them. We were talking about how grateful…
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