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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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Cell Phones Out, Letters In

In 2009, I worked at a summer camp as a historical reenactor. I lived in 1941 that summer, having no electricity and only one spigot for water. Thinking that my biggest adjustment to my new situation would be chopping wood for our stove, I soon realized that wasn’t the case. At this point, I had […]

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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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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!! Throughout the week, some of you may have noticed that our social media had images and links regarding soldiers and this blog post has the same. Sometimes, we can get distracted by the barbeques and fireworks this holiday, but I believe it is important to remember active military personnel who can’t be […]

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Reasons For Kids to Write Thank You Notes

Sometimes, kids need a reason to be motivated. I think that it’s in their nature. They are curious about everything, especially why they have to do something that might not seems as fun as playing super heroes or pretending the floor is lava. So, to help mommies and daddies, here are the reasons for kids […]

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Newest Member of the Team

Some of you may have noticed that the name has changed that responds to our customer service e-mails as well as on our blog. Unfortunately, Caroline has left amyadele.com to pursue another career, but I am so excited to be working with the staff here and with all of you! My name is Brittney. I […]

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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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The Joy of Receiving a Letter

When I was a kid, I used to check the mail box every day after school. My cousins and I were pen pals and I would wait excitedly to receive their letters. Sometimes, the letters would contain a new sticker or a pressed flower from their yard. Once I received one, I would quickly write […]

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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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Winter Activities for Kids That Go Beyond the Norm

As a parent I think we can agree we are all looking for Winter Activities for Kids that will engage our children while providing something fun for the whole family and maybe even a little educational for the kids.  I can almost guarantee there are a million and one posts about sledding , ice skating or roasting […]

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