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Get-Carded

Friends, Let’s Get Carded with Hallmark

  Today, I want to tell you about a few of my friends. You see, I have some pretty incredible people in my life… people I probably don’t express my appreciation for nearly enough. Friends who, when I questioned true friendship, proved to me in many ways I just wasn’t looking hard enough. So, today, […]

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Focused on Dreaming

Thoughts on Dreaming

  A random thought… I needed to give myself this reminder today. My life IS good.

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The Age of Innocence

My 11 year old son came home from school Monday afternoon and noticed that I seemed on edge, worried and uneasy. When I told him what had happened at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, near where my friends had been racing and observing, he was shocked. “Why would someone do that? It doesn’t […]

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Sick? What to Do, What to Do?

    This is the final post of a four part series on health and staying well, sponsored by PediaCare®.  When my kids get sick, they go down hard and fast… there is no easing into it. One day they’re fine, the next they are down for the count. I’ll admit, I love having my […]

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5 Ways to Make Staying Healthy Fun

I have a skill I think most moms have… I can tell when my kids are coming down with something simply by the way they behave. Things like extra cranky moods, taking a nap in the middle of the day when they don’t normally nap, and coming around for extra snuggles are sure fire signs […]

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Vanilla Vanilla Muffins from Dine & Dish

Plain as Vanilla {Recipe: Vanilla Vanilla Muffins}

Do you ever feel like your life has gone a bit vanilla? I mean, I love vanilla, don’t get me wrong, but especially after a long winter I feel like things have been vanilla for far too long. I’m ready to add some spice!

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Project 365 2013 Feb 3rd - 16th

Project 365 2013: Our Life in Photos February 3rd – 16th

One of my favorite Instagram pics from the week. I’ll admit that I haven’t been in the mood to take pictures lately. I get this way just about every year around this time… I feel like my life is  just one day after another of the same old same old and get in a serious […]

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Project 365 2013 January 27th - February 2nd Dine and Dish

Project 365 2013: Our Life In Photos January 27th – February 2nd

One of my favorite Instagram photos from the week. January 27th: As I mentioned in this post, Kelly is taking a cake decorating class for 4-H. We’be been practicing, practicing, practicing! If you have any helpful tips, please pass them along. She has really taken to it and is having a lot of fun!

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Project 365 2013: Our Life in Photos January 20th – 26th

My favorite Instagram photo from the week. January 20th: This past summer we had a rabbit that lived under our front sidewalk. About once every week, Leah goes and stuffs lettuce or carrots down the hole to “take care of her bunny”. January 21st: Ella woke up at 6:30 this morning ready to celebrate Martin […]

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The Happiness Report #20 – Puppy Love and More

Happy happiness report time, friends! It’s my first happiness report of the new year, and I have so much to be happy about! The absolute first thing on my list is our new dog. I can’t tell you how happy she is making our family. When we finally decided to get a dog, and Santa […]

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