Taking the Mountain

The Journey of a Mom in Motion

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake

I’m going to warn you:  this recipe sounds beyond decadent.

But it’s not.

And that’s kind of the point.

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Healthy(ish) Chocolate Cake

Ok, so I’m not sure how “healthy” this chocolate cake is.  But it is delicious anyways!  If you are looking for a rich, borderline fudgy chocolate cake to satisfy that sweet tooth, this recipe will send you over the moon.  With hopefully a little less guilt!

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Today has been pretty chilly, so we’re making some chili.




This recipe is a combination of several different chili recipes and a snap to throw together!

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There Arose Such a Clatter

I woke up with a migraine yesterday morning.

And I went to bed with a migraine last night.

No bueno.

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A Piece of (My) Mind

I have a history of having a temper.

There.  I said it.

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A Perfect Love

I have a confession.

I cry in church.  A lot.

Especially at the holidays.

And I have a feeling especially this Christmas.

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Silver Linings

Have you seen the movie Silver Linings Playbook?

I haven’t.

And this post has nothing to do with that movie.

At least I don’t think.  Since I’ve never seen it I can’t say for certain.


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Good Morning!

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All I wanted for breakfast was a chicken biscuit from Chick-Fil-A.

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I had been planning this last weekend for a while.

As I mentioned earlier, I love surprising people.  And I knew that a puppy for an early Christmas present for our kids would be right up there with life’s memorable moments.

It did not disappoint.

In fact, it exceeded any expectations I had dreamed of.

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Our Family is Growing…


Merry Christmas!

This little lady is joining our family on Saturday as an early Christmas present for the kids!

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