People say the holidays are for children. Of course you can also include the child-like, such as myself. But I have a whole new appreciation of and excitement about the holidays this year, starting with Thanksgiving and going all the way through Christmas. 298 more words
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You know all those vacation ads of perfect people on perfect beaches, in perfectly clear and beautifully blue and green tropical waters? The ones where the sun is shining down, and the waves are breaking just ideally, never too close but not too far from the suntanning bodies lying on blindingly white sand while a little way away more perfect people are riding the most beautiful horses on the planet and further down the beach there’s a volleyball game going on and you just know that all these people won’t need to shower sand grains out of tender places at the end of the day (because, you know, they’re perfect)? 1,323 more words
The story I am about to tell is absolutely true – every word. Seriously, you can’t make this stuff up, folks.
When our kids were tiny, The Husband and I were pressured into attending a denominational marriage retreat weekend by several couples in our former church. 661 more words
“I want to make my lunch for school today mom!”
How could I refuse. She carefully chose each component : Vegan pumpkin and chocolate muffin and cranberries for snacks, yogurt for dessert, the last of the farmer’s market heirloom cherry tomatoes and farm fresh egg salad sandwich for her main course. 109 more words