My Life under 140 Oaks

140 Oaks

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My Life under 140 Oaks


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30 Things To Be Thankful For Each Day In November

30 Things To Be Thankful For Each Day In November

We Were Taught To be Thankful This November, when the rush of the holidays comes plummeting down on you, think of these 30 things to be thankful for. You’ll feel rejuvenated and gain a second wind till Thanksgiving Day. Of course, as sane humans, we […]

How To Carve Out “Me Time” Successfully

How To Carve Out “Me Time” Successfully

Everybody Wants US! Believe me, I completely understand that it’s not always possible to have some time for yourself. There are eleven people currently living in my house. Yes! ELEVEN. We are moms to mini humans that are in need of our attention constantly. We […]

When The Thanksgiving Rush Is Fast Tracking US Past Our Loved Ones

When The Thanksgiving Rush Is Fast Tracking US Past Our Loved Ones

The Time Before The Chaos Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve are fast approaching and I want to stop and smell the roses before it gets hectic around here. I’ll start by saying that if it gets hectic it’s because I usually set myself up […]

How To Break Free of Perfectionism Through Excellence

How To Break Free of Perfectionism Through Excellence

Perfectionism vs. Excellence I’m a recovering perfectionist. I consider myself to be a bit of a stickler for things done right. I wanted to share how I’m currently battling the smothering hands of perfectionism and the way the Lord helped me reposition my focus towards excellence […]

How To Throw A Joint Black-Light Party For Tween Girls

How To Throw A Joint Black-Light Party For Tween Girls

Cousin Love Tween girls black-light party. If your little girl hears you mutter those words you are in for an interesting ride. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, just be ready for a trippy time of trying to focus your eyes while the […]

Sowing To The Spirit: The Seed From The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Good Seed

Sowing To The Spirit: The Seed From The Fruit Of The Spirit Is Good Seed

I’m A Spectator Of His Beauty Sowing and reaping are a straightforward concept. We reap what we sow. Never anything different. This weekend we took an impromptu road trip to Wildseed Farms in Fredericksburg, Texas. I had the opportunity to take so many pictures and […]

Posole Recipe: A Mexican Hearty Soup For The Belly and The Soul

Posole Recipe: A Mexican Hearty Soup For The Belly and The Soul

Mexican Comfort Food Posole is a Mexican hearty soup served mostly on special occasions. Although there is a consensus among Mexican sons and daughters that can remember that their moms served it when the weather outside was the hottest in the year. I’ve got some […]

Failed Expectations: When Life Happens, Let God Work

Failed Expectations: When Life Happens, Let God Work

Sometimes we expect so much from life just because we feel deserving of greater things than everyone else. This is the story of my long journey to finally learn a very important lesson. Life happens to everyone including Christians. As absurd as the thought may […]

Help For the Overwhelmed Person That Feels Inadequate

Help For the Overwhelmed Person That Feels Inadequate

We All Have Shortcomings Have you ever felt inadequate? I have. I’ve experienced the feeling more than I’d like to admit. I’ve felt that I’ve fallen short in many areas of my life. This state of being is so consuming, that I got lost in […]

The Seven Things I Do To Stay In Love With my Husband After 18 Years

The Seven Things I Do To Stay In Love With my Husband After 18 Years

  Staying In Love is Our Responsibility There are things I do to stay in love. I’ve learned through the years that I’m responsible for half of it all, so I consider myself in charge of STAYING IN LOVE. He does his part and I […]