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  • Kitchen Cabinets

    So, remember those cute (Minnesotan) second-cousins I mentioned in my last post? Well, this is their Grandpa Kevin: He’s my uncle, and he owns a cabinet business called Mainstream Cabinets. It’s located in Mapleton, Minnesota and it was so fun … Continue reading

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    Dandelions

    “Come with us, Kevin!“, called my second-cousins, Carter and Toby. I was ordered to stay put by the littlest one, but I was so curious about what they had up their (short) sleeves. It was the first time the boys … Continue reading

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    Happy Day!

    We’re home sweet home!! We had tons of fun with friends and family, and we’re thankful to have made it home safe and sound. I posted lots of Instagrams as we made our way to Minnesota and back, but I’m hoping to get … Continue reading

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    830 Miles From Home

    Today is Kev’s last day at the studio here in Canton, and it’s snowing! #ILoveSnow The song is coming together beautifully, and we’re feeling very blessed to be here together. I’ve been sticking pretty close to the studio while he’s … Continue reading

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    Adoption Song Roadtrip

    Kevin and I went to see Andrew Peterson’s ‘Behold The Lamb of God‘ concert last Tuesday- the same day we found out our adoption application had been approved. Have you seen it? It’s so good! I took my mom to it a couple … Continue reading

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    Seaside

    Kev and I are coming up on wedding anniversary #8 this June, and I’d love to take a breather and sneak off somewhere (inexpensive and close to home) with him for a couple of days. Back in ’04, we honeymooned … Continue reading

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    Camping In Wisconsin

    So…writing that last post was a pretty emotional experience for me, and thanks to you, reading through the comments required a few Kleenex’s too! If you left me a comment, THANK YOU. I can’t even begin to tell you how … Continue reading

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    Ranch Potatoes

    I’ve been sleeping in my cousin Aubrey’s room since we got to Minnesota on Sunday night. My aunt and uncle did a little redecorating when their she went off to college last year and it’s been such a treat to … Continue reading

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    Pumpkin Coffee Cake

    We pulled into my aunt and uncle’s driveway just as the sun was slipping below the horizon line on Sunday night. Their newly-installed turbine was just a’spinnin’ in the breeze, and wow what an awesome sight that was! It’s the … Continue reading

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    Me and Mom (Part 2)

    Mom and I pulled out of Mount Vernon, Illinois pretty early on Sunday morning. She’s a real road warrior, this one… I kept telling her I didn’t mind driving if she needed a break, but she assured me she was … Continue reading

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    Me and Mom

    My Mom and I are roadtrippin’ to Minnesota (and Wandawega!) this week! We’ve driven 640 miles, and passed through four sunny states so far. The drive has been gorgeous! Such beautiful weather, and the trees on the sides of the … Continue reading

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    Tides Schedules

    The tide here on the southern tip of Tybee is such a trip! One minute it’s way up near the beach… …and then all of a sudden, it’s way, way out there… It’s actually much farther out than it looks … Continue reading

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    Door Decorating Ideas

    We’re still out here on Tybee Island…shooting pics of this pretty place for a magazine that’ll hit newsstands next Spring… …but we couldn’t resist sprucing up the front door for Fall (for one quick snapshot!) to remind you about Rhoda’s … Continue reading

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    Lamp Photos

    There are so many pretty lamps here at Doyles on the Dunes. We were greeted by this one upon entering the place last Thursday afternoon… Those crackled glass finishes get me every time, and I think the color of this … Continue reading

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    Beach Book

    Are you a guest book reader? I sat down with the one here at Doyles this morning after breakfast. I love reading about all the little things mattered to folks…like friendship and fun glasses… And that one of the wonderful … Continue reading

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