It’s Been Said…

Tracy / November 3, 2014

“Procrastination is the thief of time.”                    —–Edward Young

It’s Been Said…

Tracy / October 27, 2014

“Home is the heart of life…Home is where we feel at ease, where we belong, where we can create surroundings that reflect our tastes and pleasures….Making a home is a form of creativity open to everyone.”                                                                      —–Terence Conran


Tracy / October 25, 2014

So, Jacob phones home each and every afternoon before he comes home from work. He usually asks if we need anything on his way. I think it’s terribly polite. It’s not something I’ve asked him to do- he just does. Sometimes (like today!), I do take him up on his offer. Most days, we’re just glad to know he’s on…

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It’s Been Said…

Tracy / October 20, 2014

“It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end.”                                                                    —-Ursula K. LeGuin

Spending Time With Paul

Tracy / October 15, 2014

I snapped these photos while out with Paul a few weeks back. He took me to dinner and then had some things to finish up on his truck. These pictures always amaze me…he actually knows what every switch, every cable and every blinking light does!!

Enjoying Fall

Tracy / October 14, 2014

(Written last week….) The weather is supposed to be cooler, right? It is fall and it is Alabama. The leaves are turning colors and it is still reaching almost 90 each day. At least there is a cool breeze and a chance to just enjoy some rest in the afternoons as our day comes to an end.

It’s Been Said…

Tracy / October 13, 2014

“I learned early on that setting a table is so much more than just laying down knives and forks.  It is creating a setting for food and conversation, setting a mood and an aura that lingers long after what was served and who said what was forgotten.”                                                                 —–Peri Wolfman

Preparing for Guests

Tracy / October 12, 2014

October is turning out to be a very busy month for our family. We have three birthdays, and our community fellowship. We also have a couple of Joshua’s friends coming to stay for a few days. It just seemed like a good opportunity to paint and upgrade things a little before the holidays begin…I love days when you can really…

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THM Peanut Butter Cups

Tracy / October 12, 2014

So far, this is my *favorite* Trim Healthy Mama dessert! This particular recipe is from The Sunny Patch blog. Jessa made these for me today. I keep them in the freezer so they are ready any time I want a quick snack or dessert! 1 recipe of skinny chocolate 1/2 cup all natural peanut butter 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2-1…

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