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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rest at Home.

“Thank God, O women, for the quietude of your home, and that you are queen in it. Men come at eventide to the home; but all day long you are there, beautifying it, sanctifying it, adorning it, blessing it. Better be there than wear a queen’s coronet. Better be there than carry the purse of…

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When Cereal is not an option.

It’s been seven months since we kicked boxed cereal to the curb. It was quite the shock to our daughters when they bounded downstairs one morning in January and discovered their favorite Cheerios and Rice Krispies were gone for good. But, ignorance is bliss … but that can only last for so long, and then,…

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When a Little Naan goes a Long Way.

When words are accidentally spoken that hurt … when meanings are taken the wrong and dig deep … when plain exhaustion just hits you in the gut and leaves you breathless … when the crazy world pulls you apart while you are trying to stay together … it takes a lot of humility to step…

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And then She Turned Seven.

  Sometimes in life, God throws a splash of wild, vibrant color your way … turning an already beautiful scene into a lively afternoon of unexpected adventures and colorful tales … sometimes embarrassing moments and other times filled with wild bravery and happy laughter …   That splash of color is our Lyla! God had…

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What the Afternoon Rain Brings …

“Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ~ Henry James     When the rain falls steady on a summer afternoon, the summer day is ripe are for baking yellow spice cakes … [recipe below]   … which was promptly enjoyed on the…

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