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The Eagle’s Nest

The Eagle’s Nest

This summer I went to the Columbus Zoo with Hubs and Noah.

Starting a New Tradition

Starting a New Tradition

My sister, Valerie Elkins, is the author of the blog, FamilyCherished.com, a blog that shares her love of family history and story telling. She is my guest blogger today. Take it away, Valerie!

Gratitude, a Count down and an Update

Gratitude, a Count down and an Update

After my big push to increase my blogging in October, it appears I’ve fallen back into my old ways. Some of you mentioned how down I sounded in my last post. I’m not going to lie. My battle with depression has been raging for the […]

31 Days…Busted

31 Days…Busted

I tried. I really did. Until I stopped trying. And then, I didn’t try so much after that. After my last post where I showed our plank ceiling progress, I had all these high hopes for finishing the month on a good note and redeeming […]

Plank Ceiling Progress

Plank Ceiling Progress

Hubs came home from Utah this weekend and we finished up the work on the ceiling project. The fact that he was interested in helping me knock out this project during his short time at home really meant a lot to me. It’s definitely a […]

Where Was I?

Where Was I?

I’m sure it does not surprise anyone who knows me that I was not able to do 31 days of blogging. I tried. I really did, but I knew from the outset that October was going to be hard.

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

It’s 5:30 p.m. on a Friday night. I’m sitting in my truck in the high school parking lot, watching the Pride of the Valley, the Clear Fork High School Marching Band practice for its performance for tonight’s football game.

Brick Wall Repair

Brick Wall Repair

She’s a brick house wall The lady’s stacked and that’s a fact, ain’t holding nothing back.

Brick Bashing

Brick Bashing

Early in our marriage I learned the therapeutic properties of home repair. It involved a long stressful week at work, some ugly paneling and a last minute cry not to do it. Hubs thought I might regret pulling the paneling down. Nope. I never did. […]

Virtual Kitchen Designing

Virtual Kitchen Designing

Yesterday was a bear. I won’t bore you with the details, mainly because I’d have to relive them in order to bore you. Suffice it to say that I was NOT having fun.