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242 till 40

Sunday. The Man got called out so I used it as an excuse to stay at home and leave the kids with some much-longed-for pajama time while I watched our church service on live stream. It’s a great substitute but … Continue reading

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The Secret of the Mid-life Crisis

I was at a group dinner when a cute, sweet girl (I say girl because she’s a good 10-15 years younger than me) made a comment that has burned its way into my soul. I just can’t forget anything about … Continue reading

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Budgets and Bread

No Facebook Tuesday had The Man and I sitting down all morning going over our budget and plans for the year. There were some major miscommunications but we lined it all up. Funny thing is, we were headed in the … Continue reading

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January One, 2017

My family has made a deal. We all have taken a cut to our social media in order to be less distracted and have more face-to-face, quality moments. It’s starts here on the first of the year. Maybe not a … Continue reading

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losing him

Two weeks ago from yesterday, I lost my first cousin to cancer. Three years ago he found out he had it and now he is gone. He was 4.5 months younger than me. 36 years on Earth. The grief from … Continue reading

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The Smith Science Laboratory – Experiment 1

Abby, my 8 year old, is a young scientist. The only problem with this is that science isn’t really taught like it ought to be anymore. Math and English, kids.. that’s the important stuff. Yeah… whatever… I decided to take … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up

They are putting out school supplies in the stores, sigh… I have a month. I’m never ready to go back. Never ready until that first day back, that is. And then I’ll get excited and anxious for a completely new … Continue reading

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Eatin’ at Home

The Man and I are trying VERY hard to keep all meals at the house this month. This is mostly to keep our budget under control, but it will help the waistline as well, of course. This past week wasn’t … Continue reading

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