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Talk Like a Pirate Day 2016

Arrggg! How fun to grab Taylor after school and dress up like a pirate for "Talk Like a Pirate Day" to get free Krispy Kreme doughnuts this afternoon. (How random!)
I sure love traditions like this that are quite silly but sure do make for great memories... 











Blessing of the Backpacks 2016

Today marked our 5th Annual "Blessing of the Backpacks" gathering neighbors the day before school starts. May all of these wonderful kids be a blessing in the lives of others in the coming school year! 

Roman smiling with pride with his Spider Man backpack 

Last Hurrah of Summer! 
Taylor and Nicole reading the "blessing of the backpacks" to everyone
This card was given to all of the kids to put in their backpacks for the year,  and it also served as their ticket to get ice cream. :) 

Even though it may be a gathering the kids flock to because of ice cream, it's my hope that over the years it will be a reminder to them that they are called to be blessings in their schools through the years wherever they go! 
To bless means to say good things. We have to bless one another constantly. Parents need to bless their children, children their parents, husbands their wives, wives their husbands, friends their friends. In our society, so full of curses, we must fill each …