Category Archives: Family

“Love in a Box” for June 2017

So often inspiration for monthly “Love packages” comes from our grandson’s activities.  June’s package is all about the game…baseball! How perfect is this pop up box card #147170 by Lori Whitlock at the Silhouette Store.  I changed up the colors … Continue reading

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Love in a Box – May 2017

Our grandson’s “Love in a Box” will be at his New York post office box for pick up today. Rick and I do enjoy putting these themed boxes together each month, and find it interesting that items seem to almost … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday – February 16, 2017

I am thankful for: The Love of God: Lamentations 3:22: “The steadfast love of God endures all the day.” Psalm 52:8:  “I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever.” Romans 8:39: “Nor height nor depth, nor anything else in … Continue reading

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Love in a Box – April Package

Grandma and Grandpa have been a bit under the weather for the past couple of weeks…Grandma with pneumonia and Grandpa with his ailing back and dental surgery.  So this month’s Love Package was a little lacking as we were unable … Continue reading

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Well Said

Our Pastor preaches on the “Home and the Family” every January.  What a great way to start the New Year. His messages always flood our minds with pleasant thoughts of our family.  Even though they may be scattered across the country, they … Continue reading

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Love in a Box

Grandchildren are such a blessing!  How fun it is to send “Love Packages” cross country to our beloved grandchildren.  It is so difficult for us to be so far away from them.  We consistently want them to know just how much … Continue reading

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Scrapbooking – Back to School

It’s never easy to leave those you love!  We have to admit we were a bit sad to be leaving New York  and the company of our family there.  We did have such a great visit with the friends and … Continue reading

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Scrapbooking – Bye, Bye, Tonsils!

We traveled to New York to be with our grandson during and following his surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids.  He was such a brave boy facing surgery.  He said he wanted to be strong like his dad!  Recovery … Continue reading

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Mother’s Favorite Hymn

For some reason today, I woke up thinking about my mother.  How I miss her presence.  So many times I have wished she could be with me to experience special things, to seek her wise counsel on a matter, or … Continue reading

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Open Heart, Open Home

The title of my post today is from a book I have previously read about practicing hospitality. The Scripture tells us in 1 Peter 4:9 “Use hospitality one to another without grudging.” So often we make having folks over such … Continue reading

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