brooke's brain

laugh. learn. love.

Being a hostess is in my DNA.  My parents constantly host dinner parties, birthday parties, fish frys, bon fires, and every other party you can imagine.  I had the pleasure to grow up seeing how wonderful it was to experience fellowship with so many in our own home.  It’s something that is a part of …

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When I was 9 years old, my parents were blessed (and surprised!) by another little pink bundle of joy.  She joined my parents, me, and Jackie as our baby sister… the youngest of three girls… and was named Alexandria Jennings Cadle.  I remember Jackie and I (dressed in matching cat t-shirts that said “Big Sisters”) …

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This actually may be the deal of the century… but I’ll be humble and just call it for the day.  I’m a bargain shopper… I come by it naturally from my mom.  She is always on the hunt for a deal. I was doing a late night Walgreens run for neosporin and just happened to …

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Since I so publicly shared my Lent goals, I wanted to share my wrap up. Trifecta wrap up:  By far, my most successful action was the prayer journal.  8 out of 10. The organization effort started off really strong but then lost a lot of steam.  6.5 out of 10 The not texting when driving …

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Masters, 2007 As I write this, I am watching The Masters golf tournament live in Augusta, GA.  As a gal who was born and raised in Augusta, there is something so magical about Masters Sunday.  Today is no exception, the weather is absolutely perfect.  It’s fascinating how it’s such a difficult course, changes yearly and …

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