A few weeks back I sent an email to a dear friend. I needed words of encouragement and advice. I was struggling to find my voice in the sea of bloggers. I don’t know if you have noticed, but this is the trending topic and it’s only getting more and more popular in my small town community. From makeup to…

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Good morning and happy Friday. It’s been a week from hell, not even going to try and sugar coat that for you. Hurricane Harvey kicked everyone’s butts. And on top of everything else, our trip to Georgia didn’t go as expected. You see, my mother has to go back in two weeks to receive her chemo. Her white blood cell…

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I grew up laughing, joking, and giggling on most days with my parents. Life was good. Fast forward 32 years later …. Every morning I wake up, fix the cup of coffee, pour in the cream, and add the sugar. This is about the extent I care to “adult” now a day. You see, I didn’t realize how badly I…

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Three best friends, a full tank, Fleetwood Mac on the play list, Monastery bound, and rainy summer day setting behind us. That is exactly how this little trip to CTCA began. However, the trip left us seeing more cancer on the CT scan and coming back for more chemo infusions. BUT. It’s going to be ok. I feel a huge…

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Here is a DIY to teach and explain cancer to a child. What you will need: 1 white table-cloth Markers Play Dough I started by tracing his body on a table cloth. He really enjoyed this. He kept saying, “mom don’t mark on me, and then ended it by saying, “wow look how huge my hands are”. – sorry I’m…

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My mom and I recently took Mother’s Day pictures at one of our local garden centers. It was a great surprise to her, when I told her what we were doing and she immediately thought about matching outfits. She went with a flowy dress and I went with a classic midi skirt. Though it is matching material, I think the combination made…

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