Author Archives: Ashley

KITCHEN UPDATE

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Nov 16 2014

So it’s been a little while.

October was crazy.  I’m thinking November and December will probably be about the same. We’ll see how that affects the progress around here…

Quick update on where we are with the kitchen:

We got our cabinet doors!

CABINET DOORS
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HER STORY – PART THREE

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Sep 9 2014

her story

**One of the main things we want to share on this little blog is the story of how God has restored our lives – how He has replaced sadness with joy, emptiness with purpose, scarcity with abundance in all areas of life. To be able to fully appreciate where we are, we must remember where we were. To do this, we are going to have a series of His and Hers stories that give some background on both of us individually. We want to paint a picture of who we are and where we came from. Then we will share Our Story.**

Read Part One
Read Part Two

Even though my first marriage was so difficult and unhappy, actually leaving it was one of the hardest things I had ever done.  I am not one to take commitment lightly and I most definitely hate to fail at anything.  It felt like my insides were being ripped in half.  There were many days where it was hard to breathe.  I had to live minute by minute for several months.  I went through what some friends called ‘Trauma Trim’ and lost 30 pounds in about a month.
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HER STORY – PART TWO

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Sep 4 2014

her story

**One of the main things we want to share on this little blog is the story of how God has restored our lives – how He has replaced sadness with joy, emptiness with purpose, scarcity with abundance in all areas of life. To be able to fully appreciate where we are, we must remember where we were. To do this, we are going to have a series of His and Hers stories that give some background on both of us individually. We want to paint a picture of who we are and where we came from. Then we will share Our Story.**

Read Part One here.

When I was growing up, my plan was to go to college, move to a big city, get a great job, and live happily ever after.  Honestly, getting married and having children was not high on my list.  It wasn’t that I didn’t want those things, I just never really thought about them.

It is very interesting how our choices and mistakes can totally change the direction of our lives.  Because of my decisions, I was now starting a family at 19 years old, a place I never imagined I would be.
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HER STORY – PART ONE

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Sep 2 2014

her story

**One of the main things we want to share on this little blog is the story of how God has restored our lives – how He has replaced sadness with joy, emptiness with purpose, scarcity with abundance in all areas of life. To be able to fully appreciate where we are, we must remember where we were. To do this, we are going to have a series of His and Hers stories that give some background on both of us individually. We want to paint a picture of who we are and where we came from. Then we will share Our Story.**

I am the oldest of three girls and spent the first ten years of my life in Texas. Even though I have lived in Oklahoma for more than twice that time, I will always consider myself a Texan, yall. (Did you know that word is supposed to have an apostrophe?!)
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