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Nothing Like I Had Imagined or Planned…

Nothing Like I Had Imagined or Planned…

Well, yesterday marked 7 months.  7 months since we left Wisconsin.  7 months in Florida.  7 months of going through every emotion and feeling possible.  7 months of everything new and different.  7 months of questions and doubts.  7 months that haven't been awesome...

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Spaghettio’s are healthy, right?

Spaghettio’s are healthy, right?

This is me.  This is my blog and I try to keep it as real as I can for the 3 of you that read it.  I thought about posting something a bit more positive and upbeat, but I am reverting back to keeping it real.  So here goes reality. I had grand plans of being an...

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Miserably Happy

Miserably Happy

I mentioned that in my last post I have been avoiding blogging lately because life has been hard and no one really wants to share about the hard times.  Someone asked me a few weeks ago how we were doing since we moved down here and the best way I can describe it is...

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Fostering 101…Welcome J &J

Fostering 101…Welcome J &J

I know it's been a while.  Partly because life has been busy and partly because life has been hard and I honestly didn't want to blog about it.  I had my last blog title all picked out.  Miserably Happy.  I guess that is the best way I can describe what life feels...

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Our Own Kind of Hurricane….Hurricane Wilke

Our Own Kind of Hurricane….Hurricane Wilke

With all the talk of Hurricane Dorian over the past week, I realized just how similar my life is to a hurricane.  Sometimes we gain momentum.  Sometimes we stand still.  Sometimes our wind speed picks up.  Sometimes our winds die down.  Sometimes we think we are...

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A Glimmer of Hope…

A Glimmer of Hope…

Before we moved down to our new house in Florida, I knew I wanted to paint right away.  The colors that were painted in the house were more dark and earth tones.  Those of you that know me, know that dark earth tone colors are just not me!  After all, I drive a mint...

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Who said being brave was fun?

Who said being brave was fun?

Everyone always says, "Don't blink your eyes, your kids will be leaving for college before you know it."  Blah blah blah is what I thought.  When you have 7 kids in 9 years the last thing you can imagine is anything in the future.  Let's face it.  You are in survival...

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