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Mission: 40 Little Things SO MANY UPDATES

Oh hi! Yes, we are still running Mission:40 Little Things, and yes, it is going SO GREAT. I'm going to take just a quick minute to share some items that have been donated in the last month or so. I can't tell you how much I appreciate the effort that is being put into this… Continue reading Mission: 40 Little Things SO MANY UPDATES

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Mission: 40 Little Things

How much is a life worth, anyway? The cost of two grande caramel macchiatos? The cost of one large pizza? The cost of a happy meal? There are times when I have thought, "I wish I could give more, but what I have to give is so little. It wouldn't even make a dent in… Continue reading Mission: 40 Little Things

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Pirate Party for Max

For the first post in my Birthday series, I'm starting with Max's 3rd birthday. A few months before each child's birthday, I like to scroll through my Pinterest "Celebrate" board and ask them to point out their favorite cakes. Max has been pretty crazy about the Disney cartoon "Jake and the Neverland Pirates" for awhile now, so… Continue reading Pirate Party for Max

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Birthdays are for Celebrating

Birthdays are important, you know? I mean, what better way to tell someone "I'm glad you're alive" than to celebrate the day that he or she was born? It can be a lot of fun to throw an over-the-top birthday celebration with clever decorations and Pinterest-y food. (Frankly, I LOVE those kind of parties). But as… Continue reading Birthdays are for Celebrating

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Butterfinger Cupcakes

For Adam's birthday this year, he got towed. But you can read about that here. This post is about the cupcakes I made to celebrate his 31 years. It's short. But sweet. 😉 His favorite candy is Butterfinger, so I baked yellow butter-recipe cupcakes and frosted them with chocolate supreme frosting. I crushed up a… Continue reading Butterfinger Cupcakes

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Kite Party for Lily

Our amazing daughter turned 8 last week. Wow, 8 seems so old. We had a kite party. I needed a special picture to use for decorating the party wall, so I dressed her up and told her to jump on the trampoline for me. The pictures I got of her are just so Lily.  Lily throws her… Continue reading Kite Party for Lily

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Life with Jesus is Sweet

Have you ever seen a child's face light up at the sight of sprinkles? Give them cake, and it's a nice treat. Add sprinkles and it just jumped a thousand points on the awesomeness meter. I'm a sprinkle lover myself. Everything's better with sprinkles! Sometimes I add sprinkles to my children's oatmeal, just to see… Continue reading Life with Jesus is Sweet