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We are still here. Last week just ended up being a little crazy. I have so many things I wanted to tell you about but I never could find time to sit down at the computer. So…I had to take a little unplanned blog break. But I’m back now. And somehow I have to catch you up on what has been happening around here. For now…a quick little rundown will have to do…

I caved and Griffin got his first haircut. It was quite the ordeal. But hopefully he won’t be confused for a girl anymore.

My baby turned one! We started the day off with sprinkle pancakes for breakfast. He was a fan.

We had two birthday parties over the weekend. Griffin’s first birthday and my little brother’s birthday too!

My baby brother got engaged!! Congrats Owen and Morgan! So excited for you!

Joel and I went to the Hillsong Live concert. So good. There is just something awesome about singing praise to Jesus alongside so many people.

Family pictures were tonight. I can’t wait to see them. I’m sure the boys will look adorable…I just hope I do too! šŸ™‚

And my sister is going to have her baby any day now…at least she hopes it is any day. Can’t wait!!

I told you we’ve been busy!

More details to come soon…

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This is totally unrelated to last week, but too good not to share. My brother-in-law sent me this YouTube video today. Have you heard this song?

God you are my God. Glorious. Victorious.

I want to start this week with His praise on my heart. How about you?

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  • Krista H. - So many exciting things! Thanks for sharing the song. Such a great way to start my morning! Had to share it with my facebook friends too:)ReplyCancel

  • Toni :O) - Happy Birthday to your sweet baby boy! This last year just flew right on by, good grief! Congrats to your brother as well, I have a special place in my heart for the name Owen as I had a very special Great Uncle with that name. God bless them both on their upcoming marriage. Best wishes to your sister as well in her upcoming delivery. Lots of exciting news in the Mac household! Woot Woot!ReplyCancel

    Jess Reply:

    Toni-Thank you! Yes, lots of excitement around here…woot woot!!

    • Jess - Toni-Thank you! Yes, lots of excitement around here…woot woot!!ReplyCancel

  • Jodi - Jess! We were at Hillsong too, wish I would’ve seen you! LOVE the God you are my God link, beautiful!ReplyCancel

    Jess Reply:

    Jodi-Wasn’t it awesome?! Wish I would have run into you!

    • Jess - Jodi-Wasn’t it awesome?! Wish I would have run into you!ReplyCancel

  • Jody R. - How bless you are to be so busy! Love the song. She reminds me of Kari Jobe.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah - That song. Chills! Thank you for that this morning! Happy Tuesday!ReplyCancel

  • tonya - wow…that song is amazing!!! i hadn’t heard of them, but not the whole album is on my iphone! šŸ˜‰ thanks for sharing the video!ReplyCancel

  • Mary Ann - So many fun things going on with you and your family. Happy Birthday to little sweet one-year-old Griffin!!! I love the picture of his first haircut. I can’t wait to see your new family pictures. You asked the question: I want to start this week with His praise on my heart. How about you?…………Yes, I want to do the same. Thanks for sharing the song. It is beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah W. - You guys sure did have a lot going on, look forward to hearing more.
    Loved the song, exactly what I needed this evening. To just sit, be still, listen, and worship. Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • Andrea - thank you so much for posting that song. Now a definite favorite!ReplyCancel

  • creole wisdom - So busy. It’s a crazy time of year! How exciting for your brother and sister. I’m sending good thoughts and prayers her way for a safe and easy L&D.

    Can’t wait to see the family photos, you are all such a cute bunch šŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Morgan Barron - Thank you, Jess!! Can’t wait to be a part of the family:)ReplyCancel