anna rendell

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the grand total…

... after 6 hours yesterday at the craft fair, plus 4 hours this morning in the atrium at church, the youth brought in almost $600!!! and, hopefully that number will be doubled. we applied for a grant that would match what we've made. and if that happens, that's like...

it’s snowing!!!

a winter wonderland. and tonight, the Rockettes!!! woohoo!aeranna {girl with blog} ----------

calling it a night

done baking for the day. 9+ hours later, we have 4 dozen church logo-ed cookies, 3 dozen pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, 3 dozen snickerdoodle muffins, 3 dozen double chocolate peanut butter cookies, 1 pumpkin cheesecake, and 1 huge loaf of cinnamon raisin bread. i so...

my many hats

i've always loved a great hat. baseball, sun, cute & trendy, winter... i really like wearing hats. so of course i work where i can!as the director of youth ministries, i wear many hats. among them are counselor, entertainer, facebooker, babysitter, teacher, chauffer,...

yes. we. can.

and yes, we did. i'm proud of America today. and i'm proud of m Husby - yesterday was not only his first MN vote, it was his first democratic vote!! this is just a funny :)aeranna {girl with blog} ----------

rock the vote

if for nothing else, do it for free coffee. aeranna {girl with blog} ----------

tomorrow’s the big day…

pass this on. vote tomorrow!!aeranna {girl with blog} ----------


as a rule, i don't do lock-ins. i take some heat for it, because most youth directors do tons of overnights and lock-ins. i just don't. first of all, getting volunteers is like pulling teeth. second, the kids in the morning are different kids than arrived the night...

halloween ’08

it's a little dark, but you get the idea. Husby's is a nice normal jack-o-lantern, and since i got a Disney princess pumpkin carving kit... yep, i had Cinderella. ๐Ÿ™‚ we had a good handful of trick or treaters - gave out two whole bags of candy! way more than last...

yay fall!

we'll see how this goes. again. ๐Ÿ™‚ in order to kick my own butt into blogging gear, i'm giving novembers' nablopomo another try. there's a lot of fun stuff coming up for me and Husby in November, so hopefully i'll not run out of blog topics. we're going on a couple...

my grossest love

i adore pizza rolls. love them. the pictured combination are my favorite, followed by the reduced fat pepperoni variety. they're disgusting and bad for you and i love them. food topic #2, check! ๐Ÿ™‚ aeranna {girl with blog} ----------

nablopomo: july edition

uff da. my last post was in march?! the time really has flown. it's been a crazy few months here at casa de Girl & Husby... updates to come.for now... i got the email from the NaBloPoMo guys, and july's topic is food. so i'll be posting on various food shtuff - things...

Meet Anna

I'm Anna Rendell - social media coordinator at (in)courage, speaker, writer, latte lover. Wife of Jared and mom of Sam (5), Josie (2), and Clara Grace (1). Join me at the picket fence and let's talk real life, real mothering and real encouragement.

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