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The Best Of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s fun to look back on the year and all that we were blessed with.  Today, I spent some time looking over what you all are reading on my website.  I wanted to know what posts were searched most and read.  As I’m planning for 2017, I want to…… Continue reading The Best Of 2016

family · Homestead · photography

Christmas Memories Preserved!

There are moments every Christmas that I want to remember forever.  For example, this year, my husband made our son his first snowman.  So, I wanted to share with you what I am going to do to make these moments easy to look back on… I take photos and then they get stored away on the…… Continue reading Christmas Memories Preserved!

Faith · family · Homestead · infertility

Infertility Aftermath & A Pediatric Cardiology Visit

It took almost five years to conceive our son.  We miscarried prior to conceiving him and struggled with infertility.  We had a rough pregnancy with more than one miscarriage scare and ultimately a delivery at 36 weeks.  When he was delivered, we were shown the full knot in his umbilical cord.  He spent a few…… Continue reading Infertility Aftermath & A Pediatric Cardiology Visit

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2017 Calendar Photo Challenge

This past July, we hosted the First Annual Front Porch Bliss Photo Challenge.  We received a lot of feedback from those of you who participated and many of you were interested in another challenge. For 2017, we’re taking it up a step.  The challenge will be a monthly photo challenge, but there’s more!  We encourage you to follow…… Continue reading 2017 Calendar Photo Challenge

Appetizer · breakfast · Dinner · family · Homestead · Instant Pot · Lunch · Recipes

This Girl Takes on Tamales

Tamales Have you ever tried to get a recipe for tamales from someone you know who actually makes them?  I assure you, this is not an easy task.  I have requested a tamale recipe from many friends and acquaintances over the years.  Every time I ask, I hear a variation of these responses: My family would…… Continue reading This Girl Takes on Tamales