Happy Friday! I never posted my Mother’s Day post and I’m finally doing it on this beautiful afternoon. My mom and I have a special mother/daughter trip planned to New Orleans this weekend and I’m so excited to see what she thinks of the Big Easy! Dear Mom, I’ve wanted to share something with you for some time now. Ive…

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From the beginning, my mother and I always said, “We will fight”. There is and will be simply no other choice than to fight, together. With one devastating discussion with the oncologist, our lives will be forever changed. These pictures capture and represent us fighting as a mother and daughter should, together. This open field symbolizes a slice of Heaven…

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I love watching Mother Angelica Classics Live on EWTN. You can find her on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. central time. She is my favorite of favorites! There was an episode where she was talking about Heaven’s angels and it’s always stuck with me. “The most important things can’t be seen with the eye. Ideas can’t be seen. Love can’t…

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I was raised by excellent cooks. My parents love cooking! I grew up on my dads ritual preparation of Bar-B-Que chicken and fried catfish, followed by an excellent side dish of homemade mac and cheese my mom would make to follow. Her famous seven layer delight would top off an afternoon of quality time well spent. Along with these memories…

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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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This past weekend my mother and I shared a mother/daughter trip. My family and I have always loved the outdoors. I know I carry the zest for what the outdoor world provides as my parents do, I just wish I could carry a green thumb as they always have. I find the outdoors to be a simplistic beauty since I…

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Hey guys! I haven’t blogged in over a course of months because I’ve been doing a lot of “soul searching” and quite frankly busy trying to make the most of each day with my family. If you’re a parent of a child who does summer activities than you can relate to me, or if you’re just a busy bee during the…

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