Category Archives: Homemaking

Whittling Away the final Minutes of 2014

My last little endeavor of the year, making some furniture for the little painted dolls I made the kids for Christmas. They love them but lets be honest, I think I like them better than they do. ;) Here’s this … Continue reading

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So…is it a girl, or a boy? Inquiring minds…

All the kids decided they would rather stay and play at nana Joan’s than go to our ultrasound appointment, to be honest I was a little surprised but I really can’t blame them ;) And we were happy to have … Continue reading

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Facing the Impossible

Do you ever find yourself thinking about something looming in the distance? Something that seems so big, too big? If you really think about it, you know it’s not impossible, but it seems to be. For me those “impossibles” often … Continue reading

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Babies, babies, everywhere!

Well, I haven’t made an official announcement on my blog yet. But the title might give it away if you know me very well, or at least know my history of having babies. Yes, it’s true. We are going to … Continue reading

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Some new recipes

For those of you who’ve been following our family blog but haven’t seen the new recipes I’ve put on my Homemaking Blog, I’ve recently posted a few more recipes and am going to try to stay a bit more consistent … Continue reading

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A Bit of Reflection

Over a year ago;  March 12, 2009, we got the keys to our first home. We were so thrilled! It wasn’t much of a home at the time but God really gave Chris and I a vision of what it … Continue reading

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Revised To Do List Before the Appraiser Comes

This is a picture of the newly installed back splash above our kitchen counters, I LOVE how it turned out!:) Well, we are finally closing in on our eternal repair list! We are thinking that in the next two weeks … Continue reading

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Renovation Time!

This is my dining room right after I had finished all the prep work for the color This is the diningroom I’ve finished the first coat of dark RED paint! I’m so excited about this room :) So if you … Continue reading

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Buttercream Frosting

I’m looking for a good buttercream frosting recipe. The recipes that I’ve been using for the frosting for my birthday cakes, I’ve not liked very well. I need a recipe that is really tasty, not too sweet, and stiff enough … Continue reading

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The Shelves are Done!

  On Chris’ day off, Labor Day. He worked on finishing up these wonderful shelves for our bedroom. I LOVE them! In fact, I like them so much, they make me want to do laundry! What more could you ask … Continue reading

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Homemaking Posts

Have you all checked out my Homemaking Blog this week? We’ve been on a roll! I started out the week by finally posting the yummy Jambalaya Recipe that I tried several weeks ago! Then I posted a fun pictorial of … Continue reading

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Some yummy pastries

I have added some new recipes to my Homemaking Blog, as well as an update on our flourishing garden. I sure hope we can garden every year, it has been so much fun! I think that next year we would … Continue reading

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I can’t believe it!

Today we had our 20 week ultrasound for the baby. We’ve done this with every baby. Both Chris and I love to see the baby, just one little peak at the baby before he/she is born. We were so good … Continue reading

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And our homemade ice cream…

Lot’s of fun, and so tasty! Check out my post on my homemaking blog.

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What’s for dinner tonight?

We are going to be having Jambalaya for dinner tonight. It’s a mild recipe (or at least I am going to make it mild, the boys don’t like too much spice), with chicken and sausage. The recipe sounded so good … Continue reading

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