Mind Mumbles

Too Many Leftover Mashed Potatoes?

One of my favorite coffee shops in town gives you a little donut on top of your cup when you order a hot coffee. One day (soon… I can feel it!) when the Lord moves us out into the middle…
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Giving It All Away!

There is a home we love that’s only a few hundred thousand dollars out of our price range. We haven’t counted ourselves out, because a girl can dream. It has acreage. It has trees. It has a river. And the cutest…
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What If I’m Not Thankful?

It’s the time of year when everyone is preparing to gather ’round a home cooked meal and tell, one by one, everything they’re thankful for. For some folks, the thought of having to share thanks stirs more angst and anxiety…
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Snow Thankful

Our snowpocalypse storm that was originally calling for 6 – 10 inches of fresh snow overnight ended up dropping under two inches. And I’m here to tell you I’m okay with that. Very okay. The wind is pretty wild outside…
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Southern Comfort To The Rescue

This would have made a great video, but I still don’t have a voice and am battling this cold, so a lengthy post will have to do. I’m one who never understands why people who post recipes have to go…
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God Is A Good Gift Giver

“God is a good gift giver.” Tahni Cullen’s son, Josiah, had typed those words on his iPad. As a toddler, Josiah stopped talking. Tahni wrote a book to explain how autism stole his words, but God gave him a voice. As…
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And Life As We Knew It Was Never The Same

Last night, Tuesday, November 8th, 2016, I wasn’t feeling well. I’m not being metaphorical. I had a sore throat, major headache, and lots of drainage. I wasn’t feeling well. I went to bed embarrassingly early and was fast asleep by…
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Money Mumbles: The Reality of Financial Fear

When Hubs and I came back from our honeymoon, we dove head-first into the struggles of married life. He had to get up to be at his job by 6:00 am, and I was just starting a job as a…
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How A Chicken Keeps You Sane

Many moons ago, someone submitted a survey suggesting I post recipes. Whoever you are, if you still read my blog today, this post is for you. Really, it’s for anyone tired of cooking the same thing repeatedly, running out of creative…
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The Mastermind And The Pirate Queen

It was an intense week. I took an early Wednesday morning flight to Dallas to meet my client and prepare for his weekend event. My client does many things – entrepreneurs are wired that way. One of the roles he has…
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