Merry Christmas


One of our wonderful neighbors lit luminarias around our neighborhood yesterday evening and it was such a beautiful sight to see.

It really lifted my spirits since I worked until the 23rd and I was exhausted from it.  I’m glad to be on vacation now though, I get to spend much quality time with my family.

From my family to yours, have a blessed Christmas.

We weren’t able to attend Christmas Eve services due to some factors not in our control but we will be watching the morning service online today and rejoicing in our Savior’s birth.

I’m  beyond blessed this year with everything God has shown to us in our lives.

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Family update


So it has been awhile since I have fully updated on our family life.

I had E in the summer of 2015 and so I wasn’t really able to blog much until now.  I switched jobs as well and M switched roles to a SAHD/full time student so life has been a whirlwind of events.

So that is our small update on family and life.

I won’t be posting many pictures of E online as a mutual decision for our family but will be sharing rare glimpse into our family life when it arises and it is something we both agree upon. 🙂

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Happy Spring!! (Hopefully with the sun out)

It has been a few months since I posted. Life has been chaotic and at a few times, very very stressful.  M and I are going through many life changes & it is hard to balance a few things out.  He started his new job while going to school full time so that was a big adjustment for both of us.  I have been getting more hours at work so I have had limited time to even read a book for leisure versus studying from it.

Our weather here has been interesting.  It rained yesterday until mid-afternoon then the sun came out.  Yet it is suppose to rain again today which will not be very fun. 

I have a few posts to catch up on , mainly belated Valentine’s Day recaps and trips we have taken to celebrate some great milestones with friends.

Hoping to get a better time management system in place in order to blog while not letting work projects slide either.

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My 2014 Christmas List of Thanks


So far 2014 has been a whirlwind of ups and downs for M and I but my list of thanks is a bit long.

  • First Fifth, we are thankful that even though the VA has been a pain to deal with, M and I have been able to survive financially solely on what he gets from the VA.
  • Second, we are thankful for my job that gives us some wiggle room for the crazy surprises life throws at us.
  • Third, we are thankful for the opportunities and blessings God is giving us for the future.
  • Fourth, thankful to be in a warmer climate compared to two years ago.
  • Fifth First, thankful for God’s grace and his Son’s redeeming love.
  • Sixth, thankful for the friendships that have endured the transition from active duty life to retiree/civilian life.

Overall, thankful for those who have stayed around as readers even if life has been hectic and I haven’t posted much.  Very grateful for ya’ll. 🙂

Feel free to share what ya’ll are thankful for this Christmas, I would love to read it.

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