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Jonah and the Whale Memorial Sculptures in Israel

Photo Credit: Piet Bakker A particularly cool sculpture commemorates an important religious event from the Old Testament in Akko, Israel. Akko has great historical significance as one of the oldest cities in Israel and at one time served as a crusader stronghold and the beautiful ancient architecture found in the city won’t disappoint.   The sculpture ..
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Family Shirts – Our Christian Shirts Day for Our Trip to Disney

We were very blessed to be able to go to Disney for an amazing trip. That being said, I felt it was only right to take a day to “extra” remind ourselves where our blessings come from and to also find a way to witness without being pushy.   So, I tried to come up ..
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6 Great Things About Being a New Mom Over 40

Starting a family later in life certainly isn’t for everyone, especially for a first time Mom. It will totally turn your life around from the years of the “adult lifestyle” that you’ve gotten used to. But, for some of us, it’s one of the best things we’ve ever done. The below may not apply to ..
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Favorite Finds – Where the Wild Things Are Max Costume

I’m a big fan of fantasy photo shoots. I originally started with small props and then realized that the right setting with a costume could be pretty cute without a lot of effort and create an “heirloom style” photo. The trick is to find a good quality costume. Many of the ones I’ve purchased in ..
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A Little Boy at Disney’s Perfectly Princess Tea Party

Bug is already getting into rocket ships and cars at the age of 1 1/2, so I know that my time to spirit him away to silly little things like tea parties is limited. His one exception to his love of “boy things” is that he likes Vampirina. I love tea and actually had a ..
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Bible in a Year Gateway for the YouTube Bible in a Year Recordings – Links by Date

I am happy to announce that the YouTube Bible in a Year Project is complete, though I am now tweaking each recording to include the text as well for those who like to read along. You can find a link to the recordings YouTube Bible in a Year. All 365 days are housed there and ..
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Mary’s (Healthy) Very Berry Muffins

My Gram loved to tweak recipes, not just for taste, but to try to make them healthy too. This is one of our family favorites. Mary’s Very Berry Muffins 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 1/3 cup lowfat buttermilk (or almond milk + 2 Tablespoons lemon juice) 3 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking ..
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Family Shirts – Three Different Sets for Disney’s MNSSHP

FIRST – if you are planning a Disney trip, leave room in your budget for shirts once you get there. Their designs are amazing and there is no doubt that you will find one there to take home. I plan to share the shirts that we wear when we go to Disney in an ongoing ..
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Return to Sleepy Hollow Dessert Party

Disney dessert parties are a fantastic way to add some “extra pampering” to your Walt Disney World vacation.  The Return to Sleepy Hollow Dessert Party follows the Return to Sleepy Hollow film presentation and is the top tier level for that package. To learn more about the two base tiers, visit our Meeting the Headless ..
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Meeting the Headless Horseman – Return to Sleepy Hollow

Clack…..clack…..clack…..clack….. Somehow everything goes quiet as the horseman’s hoof beats echo through the streets and symbolize the start of the Boo-to-You Halloween parade. True to Disney form, it’s a completely magical moment. When I was planning our first Disney trip, I had this secret hope that there was somehow, someway to meet the horseman. I’ve ..
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