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Cinnamon {Love}

A sweet older lady came up to me at church yesterday and, shaking her head,  said “You must be so busy this time of year ….” While I suppose that is a teensy bit true, aren’t we all a little bit busier this season? But somehow, we have managed to stay clear of the crazy,…

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Giving in a {Greedy} Society

  In a world that is consumed with instagram selfies,  personal Facebook status updates, ‘I deserve a break’ mentality and a general North American spoiled lifestyle, how do we keep our children and our families from being sucked into this vicious vortex of selfishness and ungratefulness? Especially … during the holidays … when gifts are…

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Paper {Snowflakes}

It’s Christmas time. It’s magical and wonderful. I love being able to experience Christmas year after year with the girls … it’s wonderful to step aside from a regular day to day schedule and slow things down {yes, we slow down for this season, not speed up}, read Christmas stories together, drink Christmas peppermint tea,…

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{first}

It’s someone’s first Christmas in this house … and having half a dozen children under roof, this is truly a special time of year …      

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