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All the Things You’re Not

I don’t know how to teach her. I’m trying. But then again, I’m still trying to teach myself this truth…

You are not your age, nor the size of clothes you wear,
You are not a weight, or the color of your hair.
You are not your name, or the dimples in your cheeks.
You are all the books you read, and all the words you speak.
You are your croaky morning voice, and the smiles you try to hide.
You’re the sweetness in your laughter, and every tear you’ve cried.
You’re the songs you sing so loudly when you know you’re all alone.
You’re the places that you’ve been to, and the one that you call home.
You’re the things that you believe in, and the people whom you love.
You’re the photos in your bedroom, and the future you dream of.
You’re made of so much beauty, but it seems that you forgot
When you decided that you were defined by all the things you’re not.

-Erin Hanson

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About the authors

carrian feik cheney oh sweet basil

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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  • I can’t get over how beautiful you are! You are soo tiny after having 3 children! 3! You and your family are very blessed. I’m sorry that I was so blunt. I have 2 children and am trying to lose about ten pounds to get to my goal weight. Thank you for sharing that poem,it was very beautiful ❤️. I too love to bake and come up with new ideas for desserts and breakfast recipes. You have a very beautiful family!

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    • Thank you so much for the support Sarah! And you’ve got this!!

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