The Alburn Family

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Archive for the 'marriage' Category


   Jun 29

Remember your vows

04.24.04 This really was one of the very happiest days of my life!  Everything seemed absolutely perfect.  We lucked out, with a beautiful April day — over 70 degrees!  Simple and sweet, fun wedding.  My dad turned it into a camp weekend, with relatives staying in cabins and our bachelor/bachelorette fun happening out in the […]

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   Jun 28

Dating days

Jacob and I met at Camp Tadmor when I had just completed high school.  He was a college student at Whitworth.  This was Jacob’s first summer on staff, my third, and we were both camp counselors that year. We had a conversation on the first day of camp, and we discovered later that both of […]

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   Jun 10

Summer is almost a reality

3 1/2 days of school left, not that I’m counting… These are some things I’ve recently gleaned in my Proverbs 31 study each morning. Some attributes I want to focus on and especially improve as I go back to full-time mommyhood for the summer. – Disciplined (Prov 31:15) – up while still dark, food for […]

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   Jun 06

Completing him Challenge

I am planning to participate in this marriage challenge over at Women Living Well starting now through mid-August.  Click the graphic below if you want more information!

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   Nov 08

Conversation starter

What was your very first impression of your spouse?

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   May 05

Here comes the sun….

Today I dressed warmly for work, and what was I thinking?? It’s so beautiful outside – again – and just a total delight to have such sunny warm days. I have tried for a while to find a good balance for my blog. I want to respect my family’s wishes to remain anonymous and protected, […]

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   Apr 24

04.24.04

Hooray for three years of marriage! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ And my lovely & fantastic friends!

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   Apr 20

2 years

This month marks my two year anniversary and I’m amazed how God has blessed my marriage. I seem to be a pessimist and constantly focus on the negatives, but I am truly fortunate to have my husband and all his support. Since my dad’s death, everything in my life has seemed to take a turn, […]

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