A Big House with Lots of People

Awhile back my husband, Craig and I were at each other’s throats.  Nothing major, just bickering all the time.  How two firstborns who like to be in charge with strong bossy and competitive streaks ever got along enough to get married, stay married and start a business together, I’ll never know.  When we’re in the middle of a standoff, one of us will inevitably drop the bomb “It’s Craig’s World” or “It’s Jennifer’s World” sarcastically […]

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The Farm-to-Table Concept

I love that you can tell the pride in a community when shop owners promote a Shop Localmindset. While visiting Charleston, South Carolina recently Craig and I weresearching for a good place to grab lunch. As my analytical husband always doeswhen out if town, he had to check the trip advisor ratings before agreeing toany meal commitment. Based on the raves he approved Long Island Place Cafe inIsle of Palms. This American cuisine spot offered

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Day 3 of Thankfulness: One of the greatest reasons I love living in Oklahoma is our deep-set seasons.  All four of them.  Seasons are one of God’s greatest gifts and provide such a rich metaphor for life.  I get totally giddy every couple of months at the change of a new season.  Each one brings new outlooks on life, new activities and new holidays.  Summer offers longer days, a feeling of youth and health.  Fall

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30 Days of Thankfulness

November is 30 Days of Thankfulness month. I’m a day behind so I get to be thankful for two things today. #1: My family and my childhood. I was raised with Christian Oklahoma Farmer values. My husband was too. Time spent with both of our families is enjoyable and a lot of people can’t say that. #2: Rest. God calls us to “Be Still, Lean not on our own understanding, and Restore our soul.” Why

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Books I’m Reading

August 12, 2013 I’ve been a manic at downloading iTunes audiobooks and listening to them while driving in the car lately.  Some have certainly been duds but many have been really inspiring so I thought I’d share. 168 Hours – You Have More Time than you Think by Laura Vanderkam – This book is read by the author from the perspective of a working mom of young kids (she was pregnant with her second while

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