Holidays

Instagram-ing Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has been on my mind lately because, well, Thanksgiving is this Thursday. In conjunction with that, I've also been thinking about social media. I've read several blogs, it seems like, that discuss how social media often breeds discontent because people compare their own lives, accomplishments, and possessions with those of others. Seen from the… Continue reading Instagram-ing Thanksgiving

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The Blessing of Being an Aunt

Yesterday, I became an aunt for the SEVENTH TIME! Little Ruby is my fourth niece, and she has brown hair and brown eyes--which is new for our usually blue or green-eyed family. In one week, I'll be able to soak in some cuddles from my lovely little niece, and I can't wait! September 15th...what a… Continue reading The Blessing of Being an Aunt

Holidays

Thankful for: My Family (aka The Hawkins Clan)

In my first Thanksgiving post, I listed 50 not-so-typical items that I'm thankful for, since usually no one gets past the basic (but nonetheless amazing) blessings. Well, this post is different...more of a normal Thanksgiving post, in which I want to express my thankfulness for...MY FAMILY. But I also want to take it a bit further and use… Continue reading Thankful for: My Family (aka The Hawkins Clan)