Author Archives: Stephanie

Farewell Dear Swing

We took down our old front porch swing this week, my baby son and I. He’s 28 years old, but he will always be my baby. We replaced it with a new one from Wayfair, so I needed a Millenial … Continue reading

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Pep Talk

  This is it sister. The Big Day. With only 3 more days till Thanksgiving… it’s almost GO TIME. Here’s our pep talk to get through Thursday in the best (emotional and relationship wise) way possible. #1 GET STUFF DONE … Continue reading

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Thy Will Be Done

It’s the easiest prayer to pray. It’s the hardest prayer to mean. When I was in college I read the Savannah series by Eugenia Price. The story spanned several books and followed the lives of a family in post Civil … Continue reading

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Being a Floridian (kinda)

Ping- pong is how I describe my life to most people. Let me explain. For the past 3 years my hub and I have been making almost weekly jaunts from Maryland to Florida for his work. We have a lovely … Continue reading

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Behold, I Am Doing A New Thing

  “Let every word you speak be drenched with grace and tempered with truth and clarity.”                                                   … Continue reading

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This post was written in September at the time of our anniversary. Life got super crazy so I’m just getting to post it now. Love is always a good idea, and right on time. Happy Valentines Day! This is us. … Continue reading

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“The Woman Who Prayed a Man Out of Me”

True story. Right before Christmas I flew to Nashville with my hub for a business trip. While he took the rental car to his appointments, I took the shuttle to our hotel. One of the best things about being in … Continue reading

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It’s been a rough couple of weeks at our house. First the hub started with a raging fever and chills, which finally drove us to a 4am emergency room visit for blood cultures, nasal swabs, breathing treatments and IV fluids. … Continue reading

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Devil, Thy Name is Hurry

I’m in a hurry to get things done I rush and rush until life’s no fun*   Or until I slam my finger in a locked car door. That brought my hurry up life to a screeching halt about 2 … Continue reading

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Minimalist Me

Ok, that’s a stretch. But I am moving in the right direction. As a follow up to my last post, Defeathering Our Nest, I am proud to report that in this past week I have “dealt with” 23 Rubbermaid boxes in … Continue reading

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