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Moody Family Christmas

Christmas and New Year spent with family is the best. We were blessed that our family came to visit for the holidays. Mom, Dad, Jon, Tim & Ben flew out on Christmas Eve to spend the celebrations with our trio. … Continue reading

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Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

We didn’t have much time in WV after the wedding, but my sister Rebekah did show me around her classroom. For the past few years she’s been teaching K4 & K5 and has cute stories to tell about it! My … Continue reading

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Bitty Boy Explores the Beloved Farm

Chuck and Laura now live in the farmhouse on Retaliation, Pop-pop’s farm. They graciously opened their home to Mom, Ruth Anna, and us when we drove to Maryland for Allison’s wedding. Although the house is set up differently, the farmhouse … Continue reading

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Cranberry Wedding

Congratulations to my cousin, Allison, and Mike who became Mr. and Mrs. Blankenship on November 5th! Allison chose a beautiful cranberry red for her wedding color. Her sister Laura was the matron of honor, and our cousin, Chris, was a … Continue reading

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My 1st Birthday Party

I’m the Birthday Boy! Grandma colored a banner for me, and Great Grandpa and Great Grandma Bell came to celebrate. Mommy cooked a yummy chicken supper, and then I opened my presents while we Skyped with Aunt Charis all the … Continue reading

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Are You My Daddy?

This trip has established that Silas loves hanging out with the guys. He begs to be held by men from my parents’ church that he’s only ever seen once or twice! In fact, the other day, he cried when I … Continue reading

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Over the River and Through the Woods

To Grandma’s house we go! (Yes, Grandma was fully prepared with a stash of empty paper towel tubes. Silas found this wrapping paper tube our first day home, and he fell in love.) Our week has been packed with friends … Continue reading

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Flying Solo…or Not

Silas and I made the flight back to West Virginia this past Monday, and I was nervous about flying by myself with Bitty Boy. Silas had done well on our flight in June, but now that he’s walking, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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San Diego

You know those vacations that are so tiring you feel like you need a vacation from vacation? That was so NOT how our getaway to San Diego felt.San Diego is just one of those incredible cities to visit. So many … Continue reading

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The Stuff Memories Are Made Of

When Amy asked, “What do you guys miss most about Indiana?” I promptly answered, “Being outside.” Since our backyard is dirt and weeds, and grass and trees are not easily found, being outside in Arizona takes planning and thought. But … Continue reading

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