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About Moi!

Hello world! Coming to you live from my dining room/play room is me, Cassie! I'm a mom, a wife, a christian, a homemaker, a wannabe seamstress, a crafter, and probably a million more things. And this blog is about me growing in all of those areas. Lucky lucky blog world! No, really,I don't expect to have many viewers to this site, but for those few that are interested, I will be here, sharing along the way.

One of the things I want to do first is introduce my sweet boys that you will, no doubt, be hearing all about. First up is O. He is 4 and currently gearing up to enter pre-k this fall and pretty much lives in superhero costumes. He is the sweetest boy you could meet. Really. Of course I am his mother, and might be prejudiced, but! he really is a sweet, cuddling, inquisitive little man.

Number two is C. C is by far a different boy. He is almost 2 and he has the energy of no other! If O wants to cuddle, turkey is probably throwing something at us! God gave me this sweet little boy to stretch me out of my comfort level and I have loved every minute of it!

The third boy in my life is the love of my life. Alex and I have been happily married for almost 7 years. There are days that I wake up and still can't believe that he chose me, waited for me, and married me. We have a very special relationship and it is beyond important to me to continue to nurture that. Especially being a mom, sometimes our marriages can take a back seat and in the process lose their importance. I never want that to happen. I don't think I could survive without my best friend.

So! There it is. A very basic introduction to the basis of this blog. I hope you stick around to see what it unfolds in to!


  1. I love it...I will so read it..since it does not seem like I am ever going to make it to see you...NOT Really, I have to soon. I miss you guys so very much...I love you and love your blogs...
    Aunt Lori


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