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"Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?"
Matthew 6:26

Summer vacation looked quite different this year for many reasons. God has added a wonderful man and his three boys into my life! We have been dating for a few months now and we wanted to take our kids together on a mini vacay. Covid-19 restricted our usual vacation spots, but with the help of […]

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Spring Break 2020 for my family was pre-COVID19. We were able to enjoy the beautiful sights of Galveston, TX before we knew about social distancing and the extended cancellation of school. This trip was not marked by this virus, but I know so many other families have had to cancel their Spring Break plans and […]

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The best thing about living along the I-35 corridor is that it’s just a few hours down to some of my favorite cities in Texas. After some not-so-great news this Christmas, I found myself at home experiencing those, very real, post-Christmas blues. I didn’t have my kids for the next ten days either, so what’s […]

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The Bloom Market is hosted each year by Scott & Katrina Morris (of the @themorrismanor) on their property in Gladys, Virginia. It’s a mini Magnolia Market on their land with their 100-year old farmhouse taking center stage. Imagine rows of vintage furniture, hand poured candles, home décor booths and food trucks. Then when night falls, […]

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Round Top, Texas is home of the Original Round Top Antiques Fair. If you’ve never been, let me paint a picture for you. Over 2 miles of tents and compounds strung along a Texas highway selling furniture, accessories, and unique finds from all over the world. You’ll never be able to see everything, and you are certainly only scratching […]

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