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About Mary @ a simple twist of faith

I am: a rookie at blogging, just started my blog in May 2010 when I became a full-time Mom. a child of God, a follower of Jesus Christ, a listener of the Holy Spirit, and a Catholic. Pro-Life, , Pro-Woman and an adoption advocate wife to a wonderful husband for 12 years proud and grateful mother to two beautiful daughters ages 5 and 3. a coffee drinking fool, so I can keep up with my little girls a home schooling novice using my kindergartener as a guinea pig a runner, it keeps me sane and in my size 8 pants an avid reader , now of Beatrix Potter's books a former workaholic & fashion follower a lover of chocolate, and wine, and the finer things in life, although I cannot afford them anymore!

“A Simple Twist of Faith” has moved…

Hello, dear friends! “A Simple Twist of Faith” has moved. My new address is: http://asimpletwistoffaith.typepad.com/a-simple-twist-of-faith/ Please hop on over and check out my neighborhood.  Fortunately, I was able to import my archives so please follow me along! I thank wordpress for … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Vol. 26

  Happy 2011!  Here’s a glimpse into my week. 1.  Monday, we were back on our home school schedule.  I don’t think my five-year old was ready to crack the books just yet…would do you think?

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Wordless Wednesday: Her favorite color is red

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Pantry Challenge Week 1

Yesterday, I reviewed our family’s budget and realized I needed to get back on track with my grocery spending.  My jeans are also telling me I need to cut out the Christmas cookies and find some more healthy snacks.  

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A New Year, a new me?

For me, the new year symbolizes a fresh start, full of promise and hope. As the busyness of Christmas draws to a close, it is a time to reflect on past accomplishments and failures.  It is a time to evaluate myself, and try to be a better … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Fridays: Christmastide Edition

 I hope you are enjoying the 12 Days of Christmas. Traditionally known as Christmastide, these twelve days start on December 25th and end on the evening of January 5th, Twelfth Night.  The next day celebrates Epiphany, when the Magi visited … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Fun with Frosty

Here is my oldest daughter having fun with her Daddy. It rarely snows in Tidewater Virginia, and NEVER this much at Christmastime.  I know this will be a special memory for her. Speaking of memories, today is my Mother’s birthday. She would have … Continue reading

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