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Temporarily Home.

{This post contains affiliate links, however, I only link to things I myself would buy or own.} I’m home.  Temporarily. It has been three months since we made the decision to follow God and move to central Pennsylvania.  For about thirteen weeks I felt as if my life had been picked-up and carried off by…

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Mandy Is Moving

For those who follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Pinterest you may already know that we are moving.  If you don’t…well now you know.  The timetable for said move is still being worked out, but most likely we’ve got a about 6 weeks until we pull out of town. Wow.  Just typing that out…

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Abby & A Big Scary Monster by @MandyJHoffman

Abby & A Big Scary Monster

The past 24 hours have been, how shall I say this…interesting.  At best. Yesterday morning I awoke with a post-it note already prepared with a list of the morning’s scheduled stops and what time various appointments were to be.  I knew that my time frame was tight – especially with kids along – but I…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from our family. We are praising God for another year to celebrate together God’s grace in our lives. I will be taking a week off from blogging as I spend time with my family and count the many daily blessings God has given me…. Salvation and daily grace…

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Turkey Hunting & Indians

                                    Saturday morning my husband came home having enjoyed the opening day of Turkey Season and bearing proof of his good hunt.  Of course the kids and I were thrilled and had an impromptu photo shoot in the…

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The Story Of Stanley

          This is the story of Stanley the cat.  The first cat to steal the hearts of all 5 members of our family. I grew up with cats and loved having them in the house, on my bed, by my side every day.  They did school with me (I was homeschooled),…

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San Bernardino

One Year ago my husband and I were so blessed by our church family when they sent us to a Pastor’s & Wives retreat in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains.  It was 4 days of complete quiet, relaxation, and uninterrupted time with God and each other. For us it was an itty bitty…

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Apparently Micah has never read this verse in the Bible: “He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him.” – Proverbs 27:14 On Sunday mornings, when he’s up before the girls, he loves to stand at the edge of their room and in…

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Using a GPS

Each of has something  we enjoy doing – a hobby of sorts.  As weird as it may seem, my husband’s outlet – the thing that energizes him the most – is driving a truck or operating machinery.  So on his day off he loves when he has the opportunity to drive truck or haul a…

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