Holiday Gift Guide 2015 - Family Gifts

Let's talk about Christmas Eve. It is secretly prefer it over Christmas morning, because for us, the evening is full of tradition. We cook a delicious rib roast and hand out our gifts to each other. The kids always get a new set of PJ's from us and two other gifts that will either be a game, movie, book or video game.

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Updating Our Families Purpose Statement

Updating Our Families Purpose Statement

Every one has a purpose in life. Your purpose might revolve around your faith, family or career, but if you take the time examine what you want from life, you will find your purpose. 

I created our first family purpose statement in 2011 and updated it for the fist time last December. As our family has grown our statement has grown and this past week I sat down to examine just what it is I want for family again.

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#CancerSucks but People Can be Kind of Awesome

#CancerSucks but People Can be Kind of Awesome

It was a little over a week ago when we found out that the hubs grandmother, Meme as everyone so affectionately calls her, had been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the liver and pancreas. Those words were brutal for our family to hear. We are so far away and want to spend every precious minute with Meme, soaking up her smile and love, that we can.

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