Heather Sanders

Living, Loving and Learning – Wrapped In God's Grace

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Our Mini-vacation at The Woodlands Resort

Posted in: Everything Else, Reviews & Giveaways

Our mini-vacation at The Woodlands Resort

My work as a blogger is not always easy, but for the most part, it is a blessing for me and my family. I readily admit I get spoiled from time to time, and I thank the Lord for opportunities like our family’s mini-vacation at The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center this past weekend. As you may have already recognized, this is a sponsored post–as was our stay. That said, those two nights away were a welcome pause between selling the house and packing to move. I am thankful for such a precious reprieve.

For us, this was almost as convenient as a stay-cation because The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center is only 45 minutes south of our town. For anyone flying into George Bush International Airport (IAH) in Houston, Texas, it is only 18 miles south of the airport and 27 miles northwest of downtown. In other words, it is a convenient location for those visiting or living anywhere near the metropolis of Houston.
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The Lay of the land…umm…house.

Posted in: Faith, Faithsizing

The lay of the land...umm...house.

I am not OCD, but some may challenge that fact after revealing my graph paper lake house and furniture layout. Let me assure you, however, that my level of preparedness is from experience, not compulsion. This move is the 18th one I’ve made with Jeff in 19 1/2 years of marriage; if I didn’t have …

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A date with my mate.

Posted in: Everything Else, Love and Marriage

A date with my mate.

Today was a busy day. It did not go as planned; in fact, several things went awry.

Early this morning, Meredith and I managed to get away from the orthodontist without a colored band on her left front tooth. Yes, it was obvious. No, we aren’t sure how we missed it. No, she didn’t eat, …

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Thursday

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A lot can happen in 4 days!

Posted in: Faith, Faithsizing

A lot can happen in 4 days.

Our cup runneth over, people! Our house was listed on Friday night around 6:00 pm and we accepted an offer yesterday (Tuesday) at 6:00 pm. That is FOUR DAYS; what a blessing!

If all goes as expected, we will close in four weeks, which means as soon as the buyer’s 10-day option period is …

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Let the journey begin.

Posted in: Faith, Faithsizing

Let the journey begin.

We are not a family with much clutter. It isn’t that we’re always spic and span–that’s just for photos. We probably have less clutter than most families, not because we’re unnaturally neat; it’s primarily because clutter is a visual stressor for me.

Are there unmade beds? Lately, more often than not.

Are there dishes in …

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We are faithsizing.

Posted in: Faith, Faithsizing

We are faithsizing.

In my last post, I wrote that changes are coming, and at the time, we were not entirely sure what it would entail; now we do.

We are listing our home–the home we love and have enjoyed personalizing for the past five years–and when it sells, we will make our move.

Not out of …

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EmBRACE

Posted in: Faith, Faithsizing

EmBRACE

I see beauty in routine, in structure, and because of that I tend to develop and maintain patterns throughout my day. It’s comfortable. It’s safe. It’s soothing to my soul.

Every morning I follow the same process of rising and moving into a new day. When I shower, I do specific things in a specific …

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Parenting

Posted in: Everything Else, Kids and Parenting

Parenting

It is pretty heady to title a blog post “parenting” and then proceed to write as if I have any clue. Now, I’m on the second sentence, and I am baffled by my absolute and total inability to comprehend the heights and depths of raising human beings.

Why?

Because, I’m still raising myself. I still …

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