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Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart

We made the extremely hard decision to say goodbye to Tessie this past week.ūüĆą The Vet came to the house so we could be with her. Despite knowing it was the right decision and that this day was approaching, we weren’t ready. My heart is broken. I miss her so much it’s hard to breathe.… Continue reading Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart

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Healthy and Happy

Healthy and happy is way better than skinny and sad. There’s always that little voice inside that can trick us into thinking that losing 5 more pounds will make us happier. Don’t listen to the lies that society tells us. Skinny does not equal happy…and skinny does not always equal healthy. On the same note,… Continue reading Healthy and Happy

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Is There Still HOPE?!

HOPE: /hŇćp/ noun 1. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. synonyms: aspiration, desire, wish, expectation, ambition, aim, plan, dream, 2.a feeling of trust. verb 1.want something to happen or be the case. synonyms: expect, anticipate, look for, wait for, be hopeful of, pin one’s hopes on, want I lost… Continue reading Is There Still HOPE?!

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Cancer Cannot!

I’ve spent the majority of my professional nursing career fighting cancer. Sometimes it seems as if I’m helping in the battle, and sometimes Cancer has the upper hand. Cancer is a thief, a time stealer, a heartbreaker. Cancer thinks it is so strong. Cancer feeds off of fear. Cancer knows hearing its name attached to… Continue reading Cancer Cannot!

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The Original Naked Palette by Urban Decay

I love glitter! If it shimmers and shines I’m into it! Recently though, I have been keeping my makeup look more simple. I have been using the matte shades in the original Naked palette by Urban Decay Cosmetics¬†and I am very pleased with the results! When they announce that the original Naked palette was going… Continue reading The Original Naked Palette by Urban Decay

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Counting Every Blessing

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Every year during the month of November I try to be even more focused on being grateful.¬† Gratitude really does turn what we have into enough. Whenever I find my attitude is sour, if I instead focus on the good and all the blessings that I have,… Continue reading Counting Every Blessing

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Antisocial Media

Recently took a long break from IG. During that time my perspective on a lot of things changed. During that¬†break, I realized there are a lot of things about IG that I didn’t miss at all… There were also a few things that I did miss,¬†like interacting with people about beauty products, so for¬†now, I’m… Continue reading Antisocial Media

BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS · Lifestyle

Birds On A Wire

I absolutely adore Karen Stubbs and her Birds on a Wire Ministry. She is so real and genuine! If you are looking for a great devotional I recommend her book Moments With God for Mom’s, it’s one of my favorites. Moments With God for Mom’s “Whether you are a first-time mom of a newborn or… Continue reading Birds On A Wire

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When Measuring Up Leaves Me Falling Behind

I have recently finished reading (for the second time) a book called Why Her? 6 Truths We Need to Hear When Measuring Up Leaves Us Falling Behind by¬†Nicki Koziarz.¬† This book has really opened my eyes and made me think about comparison in a different light. From the lives of two sisters/wives from the Bible,… Continue reading When Measuring Up Leaves Me Falling Behind

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The Very Best Snapshots of Life

Why is it that we compare our very worst to the very best of the snapshots of life that others post?¬†ūü§Ē¬†I don’t know about you, but I’ve been guilty of doing it!¬† Lord, help me today to be grateful for all that I have and not let comparison steal my joy! I would love for… Continue reading The Very Best Snapshots of Life