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With summer here, I thought it would be a great time to share a few ideas for building stronger family connections. 1. Don’t let Facebook (or other online activities) become the main place you build connections, institute “Face-Look”… Look your children in the eyes (face-to-face) and exclaim , “Face-Look status time!” then share what you […]

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Thought you might like to see how the cookies and crayons baked in a HOT Texas car turned out… The crayons took no time at all to melt… I pulled them out of the car with a hot pad (very carefully, holding my breath, hoping not to spill hot, colorful wax all over my interior) […]

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The JOY of an Encouraging Word

by SomeGirl on May 20, 2011 · 18 comments

Have you ever done that thing where you’re in a group of people that you know pretty well and you all write encouraging notes about each other and stick them on each others back? I don’t know what’s more enjoyable… reading the sweet things people say about you (when you were afraid no one would […]

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The Party Starts TOMORROW!!!

by SomeGirl on August 17, 2010 · 1 comment

I’m SUPER excited!! To help me prepare for the party, I’m letting the boys go to Grandma’s and Grandpa’s to stay 2 nights… they’re VERY excited about their trip (aka “sweets fest”). ;) My parents live over 2 hours away, so we will meet somewhere between and grab lunch at Cracker Barrell… yum! Then I’ll […]

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Gone Blueberry Pickin’

by SomeGirl on June 25, 2010 · 7 comments

Today we’re off doing something I’ve wanted to do for a LONG time…  we’ve gone blueberry picking! Since this is the weekend of an East Texas family reunion on my mother-in-love’s side of the family, it seemed like the perfect time to go. So we’ve headed to Edom, Texas to pick us sum’ of them […]

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