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The Power of Choice


If you know me at all, you know that I have a love for baking, among many other things.  And for 14 years, I have used the same pot holder that I received as a wedding gift.  This thing is completely worn, has torn edges, and is very outdated in its style.  Several months ago, I purchased a new set of pot holders as I began to be concerned with the safety of the old one.  But still to this day, I find myself reaching for that tattered, red pot holder.  Every time.  It's what...

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50 Shades of Grace


Today is Valentines Day.  Love is in the air, cupid is flying around, and chocolate isn't hard to find.  I have spent 17 years with my sweetheart and each Valentine's Day is a great reminder that I am blessed.  I love my husband more today than all of the previous years combined.  He is my best friend.  He is hilarious.  And he's the best dad in town.  But, after so long of being in love, reality smacks you in the face and a dozen roses can't fix it.  Somewhere along the way, the dust settles and the...

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