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A Christian Perspective on a Chinese Tea Ceremony

In Family On November 30, 2013 Comments Off on A Christian Perspective on a Chinese Tea Ceremony

As the groom’s parents we had the blessing of planning the rehearsal dinner for my son and daughter-in-love. Planning a special evening that represented and celebrated our two… Read More »


Bridal Shower Bliss

In Family On November 6, 2013 Comments Off on Bridal Shower Bliss

To love is to receive a glimpse of Heaven.. From the moment you entered the room the love and time put into my daughter-in-love’s bridal shower could be… Read More »


Marinating In Thankfulness

In Family On October 21, 2013 Comments Off on Marinating In Thankfulness

Do you ever worry? A friend once shared with me something I have never forgotten. “Worry is a lack of prayer,”  she would say. This was after our… Read More »


Lost and Found: A New Chapter

In Family On March 9, 2013 Comments Off on Lost and Found: A New Chapter

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss When I was expecting my… Read More »


I want to be like Isabel when I grow up.

In Family On March 4, 2013 Comments Off on I want to be like Isabel when I grow up.

I am writing a post befitting my Irish beauty, Isabel. Isabel traveled from Ireland to the states before she became part of our family thirteen years ago. Isabel… Read More »


New ASK ELISE Section

In Family On February 12, 2013 Comments Off on New ASK ELISE Section

Remember Dear Abby? I loved reading that column as a kid. I just love reading and answering the questions you send me! Answering your questions is fun. It… Read More »


A Time for Everything

In Family On February 5, 2013 4 Comments

Have you ever heard this song or read this passage in your Bible? A Time for Everything 3 There is a time for everything,     and a season for every… Read More »

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An Attitude of Gratitude

In Family On September 21, 2012 4 Comments

Friends, I did it! I got on an airplane all by myself and survived! This was a very, big deal for me! I have never flown alone in… Read More »

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In Family On September 14, 2012 Comments Off on Isabel

Hi. My names is Isabel. My brother’s call me “Izzy” or “Iz” for short. My momma loves me. She thinks I’m wonderful. I have my momma’s middle name…. Read More »

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The Family Table Equals S-U-C-C-E-S-S!

In Family On September 14, 2012 2 Comments

Here are my guys — Mike, Nathaniel and Alexander. I love them! Family is a gift. Many people do not realize that I did not speak with ease… Read More »


I will fit into that skirt!

In Family On August 16, 2012 2 Comments

I’m not waiting for New Years to post this.  Typically around New Years I decide to start the year off right. That usually means starting my day off… Read More »


The Perfect Baby Gift: BEABA’s Babycook

In Family On August 14, 2012 Comments Off on The Perfect Baby Gift: BEABA’s Babycook

Our neighborhood is a buzz! After years of trying to have a baby, one of the couples in the development in Raleigh we call home is expecting triplets… Read More »