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Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage {Part 2}

We sailed Glacier Bay on the 10th anniversary of our wedding day. A romantic setting, on a romantic day, with a romantic man. Even the journey up to Glacier Bay the night before was memorable. It was awe-inspiring to walk out on deck … Continue reading

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Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage {Part 1}

Our 10th anniversary cruise to Alaska was everything we had hoped. It truly was a second honeymoon. Knowing my man so much better and fuller, and having weathered some storms together, made the trip sweeter than a honeymoon. We sailed … Continue reading

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Moving Out

Life crawled to a standstill in anticipation of our move from the desert. That’s one reason I haven’t posted in a while. Then life sped up to a crazy fast pace as we packed up and moved to the Pacific … Continue reading

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These Last Arizona Summer Days

Our days in the desert are coming to an end. After just 11 days on the market, we sold our home! We accepted an offer on our house that, by God’s generosity to us, was above our asking price. Our … Continue reading

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Happy

That’s how I felt on Mother’s Day this year. And I’m thankful. The happiness of it caught me by surprise. While I always send my mom a Mother’s Day card, I especially enjoyed writing hers this year. I know she’s … Continue reading

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Artsy Date Night {& 700th Post}

{This picture is in honor of reaching our 700th post here on The Moody Side of Life. What started out as Stephen’s blog, became both of ours, and now it’s my way of recording our family’s memories. Cooper chose this … Continue reading

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Belonging

Back at the start of April, my Aunt Debby flew to Phoenix with her mom and three sisters to visit a cousin of theirs. She invited us to come spend an afternoon at the hotel pool with her and her … Continue reading

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Shamrock Birthday

Last Thursday was my 33rd birthday. I felt known, loved, and treasured. (I also fell apart by the end of the day, but birthdays are a weird mix of emotions like that for me.) Stephen got up early and brought me … Continue reading

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Of Valentine Ninjas and Mountain Men

I think I’ve created a new holiday character. Introducing—-the Valentine Ninja! Here’s the story… Back in my Utah days, my roomie Tara and I hosted a Valentine sleepover for the teen and tween girls at the school where we were teaching. … Continue reading

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Thoughtfulness

The other day I received a package from my cousin, Laura. It was one of the most thoughtful gifts I’ve ever been given. Laura and I were pregnant at the same time and would text back and forth—commiserating over pregnancy … Continue reading

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