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A Peek Into Last Week :: 10+ inches of snow, an Erin Condren delivery, and a trip to Trader Joe’s!

erin condren clutch

Remember I was all excited about this new feature of peeking back at the previous week? Remember that I also mentioned it might not exactly be on Mondays? So, here we are on Tuesday, and welcome to back to the happenings of our family life.  I am also working on some other posts, and just might get […]


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A Peek Into Last Week…19th anniversary, homeschooling changes, and a NFL record jump!


Welcome to a NEW month! The month SPRING finally arrives, and that I hope our snow storms go away for good.  Truly, this winter treated us fairly well overall so I cannot complain too much. For several weeks, I have thought of starting this Monday morning feature of looking back into our week as a family. […]

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19 years and counting… a marriage sustained by Christ

19 years and counting

Today is our 19th wedding anniversary…. While we’re not famous for having 19 kids in 19 years (completely okay with me!), and probably only a handful of our 400+ wedding guests would even remember our important day… …today is special and significant to my husband and I, and honestly, this is what matters most. I cannot […]

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a new year, natural stress relief, and a BIG plan!

stress relief

Welcome to a NEW year! A week has passed, yet 2015 still remains new, fresh and full of possibility, true?  The past several days especially I have focused on various areas of life, taken stock so to speak, and outlined a few next steps. Not too many, just a few. Evaluating new direction often leads […]

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planning for 2015 and a $50 Erin Condren giveaway!

erin condren life planner

If you have been around here a while, you know I love to plan….and I appreciate a helpful system.  Several of my blog posts are dedicated to organization and planning. In 2014, I revamped aspects of how I did things (a crazy habit of mine).  Here are a few updates on how those systems are […]

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simple woman’s daybook :: november 2014

simple woman's daybook

As a practice of staying in the moment, focusing on right now… TODAY, I’m participating in the simple woman’s daybook.  Some affiliate links are below. *** Outside my window… it is evening as I write this, so outdoors is cozy dark. I am thankful… for a wonderful birthday last week, SO full of family togetherness enjoying Longwood Gardens and […]

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