Category Archives: Gripes, Grumbles, Gratitude & Grace…..

This is the area where I will do my daily griping and grumbling if need be, but also where I will counteract all the whining with what I am thankful for or how God has once again shown me grace & blessed me in some unique way. Feel free to join in, but don’t forget to balance out the complaining with some gratitude, ok? So here goes…….

Deep thoughts from the tub…

Yes, I am typing this from the tub with my iPad protected in its waterproof cover! (don’t judge) This is definetly one of my guilty pleasures. (: Anyhow…on to my warm water jacuzzi induced rambling… –I honestly believe that the … Continue reading

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Is it bedtime yet?? I’ve had enough of this day!!

I can absolutely and positively say that this has been the most aggravating and exhausting day ever. Anything and everything that could go wrong, went wrong and I’m EXHAUSTED.ūüėě I’ve been bombarded from every angle all day. How much I’ve … Continue reading

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My house is now my home

Nearly seven years ago, my husband and I decided upon a set of plans and had a new house built. Surprisingly, the construction went so fast we found ourselves painting the walls and getting ready to move in with our … Continue reading

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Irresistibly gorgeous weather- the introspection and iPad photography it inspired

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Has your Pontiac gone up in flames? Ours did!!

There are not going to be pretty pictures in this post. In fact, the pictures in this post are down right hideous. They cause a pit in my stomach every time I see them. Last Saturday evening, my son parked … Continue reading

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Blanket forts and “ruts”

Ever get to that point in your life that you feel like¬†you’ve¬†driven yourself right into the deepest rut and just can’t find your way out? You live your life filling your responsibilities with martyr like gusto and taking care of … Continue reading

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Take two bucketfuls of Pine-Sol and call me in the morning…

My grandmother once gave me some wise, yet odd, advice¬†regarding stress relief. At the time, I was telling her all about my daily struggles getting used to living in a city and working two jobs. I was 18 at the … Continue reading

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