When I was young, I dreamed of being a wife and mother. I am blessed to live that dream every single day along with my husband Steve, our four children, one son-in-law and two precious pups.
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    Grab your apron and follow along. We love to bake around here!
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    Perhaps my favorite thing to write about. Mothering is my vocation. A dream come true.
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Hi! I'm Billie Jo, a wife to one and mother to four who loves all things home and family. During the day I homeschool, do laundry, and drink way excessive amounts of coffee. I would much rather read than exercise, and I am blessed to live the life I dreamed of.
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Coffee And A Candle Monday

Good morning, friends. I usually compose my posts in the early morning, so I thought for the Monday mornings leading up to Christmas, I would share the coffee I'm having and the candle I am burning. Because. Cozy. Today, I am having a new favorite coffee, Starbucks Mocha flavored ground coffee with a splash of Cof…

Thanksgiving Days

In this upside down and inside out year, as we cling to some semblance of normalcy, we can look to Thanksgiving and Christmas for comfort and safety. Although different this year, the holidays, as we choose to spend them, will hopefully remind us that throughout history, families still ate turkey and decorated trees a…


It's almost... There is so much to do! Have you put your turkey in the fridge to thaw? Bought your stuffing bread? Checked your pantry for green beans, corn, poultry seasoning, and pumpkin? Washed your good china? Ironed your tablecloth? Just kidding! Me either! This is my current state. I am thinking about those …