tulipsmulti
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Apr 14

Did you know that every day in the United States, three women are killed by an intimate partner? Bethany House of Northern Virginia (BHNV) has provided safe and confidential shelter and support services to families and individuals recovering from domestic violence for the past 33 years. Our mission is to help women and their children…

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blogmixer
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Nov 12

This one is a quick, easy favorite of ours. I’ve been making this dip every fall for 14 years, and we have to pull ourselves away from it every time. The recipe below makes a lot (5-1/2 cups), so feel free to half the recipe if you’re serving smaller crowds. Enjoy!

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burger
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Jul 12

In honor of the Olympics opening ceremony tonight, we’re going with an American menu for dinner: burgers, sweet potato fries, and spicy baked beans. Today’s Friday Fave is my favorite way to prepare burgers—stuffed with bleu cheese. Here’s a version of this recipe courtesy of Paula Deen over at Food Network. I make mine like…

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shift
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May 12

I chuckled in church today as one of our sons asked me, “Mom, so dad’s gone already?” I laughed and said, “Yes…and no.” There have been a lot of changes around our church recently—good stuff! They were announced briefly at the beginning of the sermon several weeks ago. Although we had explained the transitions to…

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hearttealights
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Feb 12

There’s a lot of love-buzz today because it’s Valentine’s Day. Our children don’t care so much for the love part as they do the thought of half-priced candy later this week. Although my hubby and I don’t do anything formal, I usually reflect on the topic of love and talk about it with our kids….

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