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A Family Trip to the Smokies – After the Fire.

The Great Smokey Mountains were devastated by a fire set by two teenage boys on the Chimney Tops mountain trail back on November 28th, 2016. This is only 20 miles from the center of downtown Gatlinburg. Truthfully, when we decided to plan a family trip to the area, we didn’t know what to expect. I visited the […]

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My Struggle with Infertility

This picture, man. The movie Up makes me cry every time! Especially the first 20 minutes of the movie where they go from kids to married to a funeral in just a few minutes. I can relate to Ellie’s character in the movie. I do have one child, but I have been suffering from secondary infertility. I’ve been […]

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Mommy, I Need Help in the Bathroom!

  Meet Ellie, my daughter. Isn’t her face just precious?! But, don’t let those big blue eyes fool you, she has some of the nastiest stories. Here’s ONE… My 3, almost 4-year-old, daughter is trying her best with her self-help skills. Ellie’s good at dressing, teeth brushing and cleaning up her toys (all with guidance). […]

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