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Friday Amy Update: Richmond House

One of the first few designs that I drew for Amy Adele was of a little Cape Cod house drawn in memory of the sweet little house I grew up in. I call it the Richmond House. My house was located at 2938 Lawrence Drive in Falls Church, Virginia which is just outside the city […]

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Friday Amy Update: Summer Activities

I have had the privilege of spending the majority of my summer days with my joyful, excitable, dramatic and completely fantastic daughter, Grace! She is 11 years old and will be in 6th grade in just a few weeks. Her summer days have been filled with a lot of little events and activities to keep […]

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Friday Amy Update: Meg Muller

This week, I received the news that my grandmother, Meg Muller, passed away. She was 94 years old and lived a long life, but I tear up when I realize she is really gone. She was my maternal grandmother and was the last of my grandparents to pass, so that brings an extra bit of […]

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Friday Amy Update: Things to Pack on a Mission Trip

Our daughter, Emily, is leaving for a mission trip! This Saturday, she is traveling with a small team from our church to Allendale, SC. It won’t be as far away from home as her previous trips to Ecuador and Guatemala, but she is so excited! She loves going out and helping others no matter where […]

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Friday Amy Update: A Weekend at Camp

This past weekend I went to camp! Every Sunday, my daughter Emily and I lead a class of third grade girls at our church. That is how we got looped in with other leaders, and ended up taking 200+ third and fourth grade kids up to a weekend camp in the mountains. I’ve been to […]

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Amy Update: Thankful Kids!

Last week I had a special treat! I visited my son, Corban, at his preschool and talked to his class about the importance of being thankful! The students in Corban’s class are doing a unit on summer food. So, I brought in our Amy Adele cards with various food items- watermelons, carrots, peaches, apples, hamburgers and […]

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Friday Amy Update: Summer Schedules

Hello again! This week has been much less hectic than last week and I am grateful! The new summer routine has begun. Everyone in the family has a plan which brings comfort to my heart. My kids are happy and occupied (most of the time) and I love it! Corban started his first day of […]

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Friday Amy Update: Gracie’s Birthday

My week began with a celebration (it ended with one too but more on that later)! After church on Sunday, we piled into the car and drove up to the mountains to where Joey’s parents live to celebrate his father’s 65th birthday with all my in-laws. When we all gather, we total 19. They live […]

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It's Teacher Appreciation Week!

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and I thought I’d write a bit about my favorite teachers! I’ve had some great ones between elementary school, middle school, high school and college, but I have two favorites that come to mind. My favorite teacher in elementary school was Mrs. Newell, my 3rd grade teacher. I loved how we […]

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It's all NEW!

We’ve got a new look, a new logo, and a new site! We’ve been working really hard on our redesign and we are so excited that it is finally live! It has felt like building a house… you think it’s going to be ready to move into on a certain date but then for a gazillions […]

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