Category: Fall

  • With the cooler, cozier (is that even a word?) weather here it makes me want to grab a blanket, a hot cup of tea and curl up with a good book. I enjoy reading. I find it is a way to learn and increase my knowledge and understanding of things. Sometimes it’s an escape, other times its

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  • With the fall weather already happening it is perfect time to get out my fall decor and to start shopping for a few new pieces to add to my decor this year. Pumpkins, dark rich colours, neutral wood textures are sorta of what we think of when it comes to fall decorating.  Autumn is also a

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  • Wow what a weekend! I think I am finally catching my breath after a fun filled, busy weekend. As I type this post my thoughts about Blog Podium are still all over the place but I want to try and get some of them out in a sort of recap form. I went to Blog Podium not really knowing what to

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  • Even though we are still a few days away from fall officially it seems like fall might just be here. Literally overnight we went from warm temps that had us in shorts and tees to long pants and sweaters. I will admit I am a summer girl at heart but I gladly am welcoming the change in

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  • After a busy first week of September I am already exhausted and wondering how we are going to make it through the rest of the busy fall and don’t even want to think about how busy November and December are already looking. (although Christmas is my favourite time of year and November

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  • With fall in the air, (ok so its been blistering hot this week around here but fall IS coming) my mind has been on finding some new fall recipes to try.  I enjoy simple (remember I am not a great cook) recipes that require minimal work but deliver a mouthful of delicious tastes. Crockpot

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  • Well did you survive the first day of school? Any of you mamas sending your little one for the first time? How did you manage? It’s hard to believe we are into fall but I do love the change of seasons. One of the things I love about living where I do is we get to experience all 4

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  • Mama, You were given these children, you! No one else. 
You were given these children because you are who they need.
You have the soul to love them even on their hard days.
You have the motivation and love to give these children everything they need.
You have the heart to wake up every morning and do it all over again, 
Even when you are exhausted. You have the smile that they crave and the touch to make everything okay. You are their sunshine and their comfort. You are theirs and they are yours! On the days you are questioning yourself, remember this! You’ve got this!
  • If you missed it we have a family update up on the blog! www.katiespinks.com
  • After 13 days together this guys Christmas holidays came to an end and I’m not the only one sad about it... little people keep asking “how many more minutes till daddy gets home?” Thankful for how hard he works but safe to say @tspinksy your people miss you!
  • 2018 you were the year of crazy adventure from moving to a new city, saying yes to another foster baby, a new school, new relationships - A year of change and challenge but we are ending the year full of excitement for 2019 and thankful for all that 2018 taught us!
  • After a week of having family stay with us it seems really quiet around here. Started to pack the Christmas decorations away and undress the trees- unusually early for myself but I’m itching for 2019 and a fresh look! Although I’m not ready to say goodbye to all my hallmark movies- any one else loving all the hallmark movies?
  • It’s Christmas Eve - I’m as tired as I look but my heart is full! It will be a white Christmas after all- yah! Had a great time at our 2 Christmas Eve (Eve) services last night and just getting ready to head back to the church for 4 more today - tired face explained - but it really is the most wonderful time of the year so much to be thankful for and yet my heart feels for those who are hurting and suffering this season - you are not forgotten! If you’re looking for some hope and love, a warm friendly smile and something to do DM me and join me for 1 (or more if you want) of our Christmas Eve services today!

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