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A kid’s point of view: Today’s my first day as a TEENAGER!

By Colleen, age 13 (as of today) Growing up can be good or bad. Personally, I know that I should cherish childhood while I can. People can argue multiple ways about wanting to grow up or not. Too many people … Continue reading

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A birthday without cake (or candles)

Sometime over the past year our son Ben surpassed me as the best cook in the house. He makes fantastic pies with homemade crusts, gives me advice on preparing roasts and rolls his eyes now at many of my attempts … Continue reading

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A wish granted

I can vividly recall a specific moment back in 2007, walking around my parents’ driveway with a heavy heart to match my heavy body,  desperately wanting to believe Dad could beat the cancer we’d all just learned about. “If only he … Continue reading

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Birthday muffins

I was going to make a carrot cake for my birthday last week, but after overindulging on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, I decided I wanted something lighter. So I used the “rolled oats spice cake” recipe we experimented … Continue reading

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