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What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Cream Cheese Banana Bread

When I am old and gray and pass away, ie. like Rose on Titanic, an old lady warm in her bed, I have only a few recipes I want to be known for (cinnamon rolls, chocolate cake, pretty rolls and a good black bean avocado salad).  If the relatives feel like making these instead of the… Continue reading What’s Cookin’ Wednesday: Cream Cheese Banana Bread

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Why I don’t like working with my kids. How is that for honest AKA the tale of an attic

I wrote this Saturday but didn’t have time to post it. Disclaimer: This is coming off a Spring Break where it snowed a foot the first day and Blake has had viral bronchitis for a week.  Meaning he has been out of commission for a week and very ill.  So, take this with a grain… Continue reading Why I don’t like working with my kids. How is that for honest AKA the tale of an attic

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Figuring me out again. (Apparently, it’s a lifelong process.)

Picture me 14 years ago.  Married to Blake for six months, going to college, dreaming of Europe and a Masters Degree (so I could be a librarian) and living in bliss. Blind bliss.  Blake says, “Do you think we should have a baby?” And I say “Huh?”  Wait, oh yeah, we got married because we… Continue reading Figuring me out again. (Apparently, it’s a lifelong process.)

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Spiritual Sunday: 15 years in Primary

In my church, we are volunteers.  We accept a position in the “ward”, really a congregation, that will help uplift others.  I have had the opportunity to be in the position of Primary since I was 18 years old. I am now 36. We have moved a lot.  Every time we move, I am asked… Continue reading Spiritual Sunday: 15 years in Primary