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Jesus vs Santa Claus

  Jesus vs Santa Claus… Anyone that knows anything about me knows I LOVE all things Christmas!!!!  Growing up my mom always made Christmas extra special and I guess it just stuck with me!  Tuesday night at my Christmas get together some ladies and I were discussing what we want our kids to believe.  The […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly

Over the past 3 years God has taught me so much about perfection… No, not about how to be perfect but how to let go of it. You see growing up I always dreamed of the perfect white picket fence, the perfect little family and well… the perfect life! We all know or in my […]

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Hope for the Holidays

My Wednesday introductions did not happen this week because we were busy preparing for our toy drive launch today!  As I was preparing the toy drive I realized there is someone very important to Emile’s Pack of Hope you should meet… Crystal Bennett!!!  She works at Kids First of Florida in Orange Park, Florida.  Two […]

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Welcome Christy!!!!!

Today I would love to start something called Wednesday introductions… Over the last few months we have added some new followers and I thought for the next couple weeks I would use Wednesdays as a day to tell you a little more about Emile’s Pack of Hope, who we are and what God is doing […]

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Stayed Tuned…

Lots of fun and exciting news and events coming!!!!

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And finally…

Pulling into our driveway with our little girl was so surreal. We walked into the house and George and Ruby were waiting with open arms! They were so excited to meet their new sister. They all loved on and hugged each other and have never looked back. Emile never had a transition time in our […]

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Coming Home…

So now I was working and pregnant. School had started in early September and I won’t lie it was a huge struggle. When I had taught before I had no kids and I could put a 110% into what I was doing but now life was different. I was trying to put 110% into teaching […]

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Taking Control…

Coming home from court I was filled with excitement that God was going to use to me and Nick to help both Emile and her belly mommy. I had big plans but little did I know God had other plans… Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord. […]

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Divine Meeting…

Yes, I know I am horrible at this blogging every day.  Life definitely gets in the way.  Sick kiddos came first.  May has been one whirlwind month.  I have lots of respect for the “real” bloggers out there.  I have also been really praying about the best way to tell our story.  There are SO […]

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Approved or Bust

May 13th Yes, I know it’s been a little while. Finding time to blog has been a challenge with our busy month but I will press on.   I have spent the morning going through old journals to make sure I don’t forget the big miracles God did for us through this time and boy… HE […]

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