Author Archives: Amy

A Day in the Life – My Monday

Seems like the “Day in the life” posts are all the rage these days. I’ve read lots of them (like Grace’s, Kendra’s, and Blythe’s), and I think they are strangely interesting. I thought there was a link up of “day in … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes, Damma and Tuppa Version

We are visiting my parents this week. Otherwise known as “Damma and Tuppa” by Sis.  ^^Every day, “Where my Tuppa?,” she says. Here’s what we’re up to: 1. My Mom recently hosted a big Lego event at her library. As … Continue reading

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How I Really Found God – My Messy Beautiful

I read this verse the other day: “Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who are now weeping, for you will laugh.” Luke 6:21 It made me cry, and it made me … Continue reading

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For Fun (and to save me from having nothing to write about…)

Usually on Fridays I link up with Conversion Diary for 7 Quick Takes Friday. However, I don’t think I have seven things to write about today. In fact, I can barely think of one thing. So, I was really happy … Continue reading

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Preschool – X Marks the Spot and X-Ray

We finally covered letter X in our home preschool and co-op a few weeks ago. I hadn’t been looking forward to it, knowing that I wouldn’t be able to find nearly as much inspiration from Pinterest and other sources as … Continue reading

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Fishing in the Front Yard

The snow is finally melting here. We have several bodies of water in our front yard just perfect for fishing. Is it wrong that I get a chuckle (and lots of photos) out of watching her struggle to get up … Continue reading

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A Day Late for Two

Somebody turned two yesterday. Two. We had a big day. A play date. Daddy home early for cake. Big sisters were excited for the birthday girl to open her presents. She picked “Ariel III” (“Ariel’s Beginning”) for her birthday movie … Continue reading

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“Finding Religion” – My Conversion Story Part 2

Quick recap from My Conversion Story, Part 1 from last week: Last January I had a miscarriage and said a prayer for the first time in a long time. Then in February one of my husband’s vocal cords became paralyzed, … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes About Being a Nerd and “Burning Love”

1. I am a nerd. I love things like online vocabulary and grammar tests. I took a vocab quiz on the Miriam Webster site the other day. 10 words. Timed responses. Score 3500. It was so fun! I know. Nerd. … Continue reading

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My Writing Space

You all know how much I love reading with my kids. I even made a list of my Top 101 Fictional Picture Books back in December (and we’ve added a few new ones to that list since then). So I … Continue reading

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