Family

Christmas Card

There aren’t words to express how incredibly blessed I am this Christmas to be a new wife, a new mom, a new Reverend. There have been few times in my life that I have felt that I am exactly where I am supposed to be and doing what I was created to do, but tonight …

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Our Shelter Dogs

This Christmas, Sam and I are celebrating with two new members of our family: Willie and Waylon. As we have both watched the ads for adopting puppies, we have almost convinced ourselves that we could take on another one . . . almost : ) I was just looking at the Barnes and Noble list …

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Are you ok?

Ok, I give up. I’ve now been asked at least 5 times this week alone if I am doing ok. You know I thought I was, but now I’m wondering if I am! Sure, I’ve gotten married, accepted an interim pastor position and moved to a new city in less than 3 months. That’s not …

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Collards and Family

There wasn’t any doubt as to what we would be eating on New Year’s Day. It had to be collard greens and black-eyed peas. I certainly wasn’t the only one at the grocery store who was buying these essentials. In fact, around the meat section of the grocery store, a little group gathered to discuss …

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Cooking Challenges

It isn’t easy when you realize that you are an adult and if you want to carry on some of your favorite traditions, it’s up to you, especially if you are a forgetful cook like I am! But there’s nothing that will make me preserve through even the hardest cooking challenges like the pressure of …

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