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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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Fresh New Look!

Hullo, dearies!

What do you think of the new look??

While I loved my poppy flower theme, it was time for a refreshing update.  And I've gotta say, I'm somewhat pleased with myself!  Why?  'Cuz I basically did this all by me onesy.  ;D (Or rather, I found a free template I liked and tweaked and personalized it to my taste. . .)

This is just a quick post to say Happy Friday! and that if there's anything funky going on while you're visiting, just know I'm still working on some minor kinks in the code.  {Haha! That makes me sound so very intelligent. *adjusts non-existent smart-looking glasses*}

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 Also, Happy Fall, y'all!!

Love to all!



  1. Aaaaahhhhh! SARAH. I love it! It's so crisp and fresh and beautiful--perfectly fitting for your beautiful self and lovely posts! I absolutely adore it! I mean, that header. o.o *drooools*

  2. LOVE the new look, really compliments your content!

  3. Looking good, girlie! :) I like the color scheme. It's fun to change things up from time to time, and just in time for the change of season.

  4. Lauri: So glad you like it! Haha! Your reactions are the BEST xD

    Lauren: Awww, thanks so much! *^ - ^*

    Risa: I totally agree. And I still love my poppy flowers, but it was time for a change. ^_^

  5. Thank you, J! :] Means a lot to see that everyone likes it. *beams*


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