Family/Lifestyle Updates

Duffield Week In Review | January 15th – 21st 2017

January 24, 2017

Oh man I am quite a few days behind on our “Week in Review” post! But that is okay, the main thing is keep going, right? That’s the way to form habits – honestly I have no idea, I have not been overly successful in habit forming. This year will be different, new leaves are growing from these branches!  All in all, the Duffields had a great week filled with birthdays and fun activities.

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Journey To Joy While Being Present

January 20, 2017

Yesterday morning was a typical morning spent checking the grocery shopping chore off my to-do list, for me though the chore is a little thrilling, and almost wrong. This is because for the past few years Joel has refused to let me grocery shop. A house rule created by the fact that when I grocery shop I easily spend fifty (or more) dollars past our budgeted amount. Add a few trips like that into a single month, then over an entire year – our budget would be spiraling out of control. I am picturing a plane nose-diving for earth, smoke filling the air behind it, with absolutely no survivors in the crash landing. Out of family preservation I, Amy-Lynn have been banned from entering the grocery store.

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