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Five Years and Counting

Five years is a long time. I know people who have been in and out of too many “relationships” to count In five years or are even married with a kid or two by the time they know each other for five years. While I’m not in either of those boats, I wouldn’t have our relationship any other way 🙂 Five years ago, I never would have thought that I could love someone so much. When Josh first asked me to dance at our Senior Homecoming dance, I didn’t know I’d be  ...

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Black Friday

This year, there was nothing that I just had to have or want to stand in line at midnight for. That being said, I’m still participating in the whole Black Friday festivities–with two pre-teens. What am I thinking?! My two younger sisters and Josh’s younger sister are my companions for this shopping trip. I’m hoping it won’t be a drama filled day with a 12 year old, a 13 year old, and an almost 19 year old–it’s me and all teens! We’ve never all  ...

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Being Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving! This holiday was exactly what I needed  at exactly the right time. With the stress of work and everyday life starting to get to me, I am happy to have gotten off work early Wednesday (and for the rest of the week) to be home. After an interesting night crammed in one bed with 12 legs (two people and two dogs), a few elbows (did you know dog’s have elbows? Well they do and they are super bony), and some snoring, I woke up and went for a much needed early morning  ...

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Travel

Off to D.C.

Well it’s off to Washington D.C…. Not for me (I wish), but for my sister Carol. If I thought I was getting up early yesterday, boy was I in for a rude awakening this morning. That would be a 3:30 AM wake up call early. But that’s what being a supportive big sister is all about 🙂 Little Carol isn’t so little anymore. Besides the fact that she is already taller than me, she’s off to a brand new city without mom or dad–I know she’s thrilled! She went  ...

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