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the essential oil company decision is made!

how to use doterra essential oils

Several months ago, I wrote of my hesitancy in thinking through which essential oil company to partner with. Learning about natural ways to care for home and family was (and still is) the focus; sharing resources in this space is always an added bonus.  I’ve grown so much in my homemaking skills by reading others’ […]

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what a month-long blogging break taught me

Hello again readers! In case you didn’t notice, I took a month break from blogging and writing.  Originally, the plan was for 2 weeks, but I extended this due to circumstances needing my attention.  I’m easing back into routine and wanted to offer a few reflections – even if just for myself. Thank you SO […]

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a pause for stillness

If you’ve been around here long… …then you know I sometimes pause for stillness.  For quiet. Especially now, I feel the tug of my One and Only whispering to me… Be Still. And so, I pause posts already prepared for you, and wait. A published post indicates that I’m available, and for a little while, just […]

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home management 2014 :: my Erin Condren life planner

erin condren 2014 life planner

Finally! I’ve chipped away at this post little by little - sometimes only in my head -  and have finally wrapped it up. If you remember, late last year I went into overhaul mode with how I planned our days, deciding that it was time to say goodbye to digital helps and other things that just weren’t […]

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Encouraging Business Skills in Your Young Entrepreneur

young entrepreneur

*this is the final post of a series showcasing NEW homeschooling helps my children have used this school year.  I received this product for free & was compensated for my time to review; all opinions are my own. Earlier this school year I introduced you to our very own Pippi Longstocking – my 11-yr old […]

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After 2.5 years of private speech therapy – he’s graduated!

private speech therapy graduation

{this post is underwritten by The Hello Foundation}  Last week marked a significant milestone for our family, specifically our 4.5 year old little guy… …After over two years of private speech therapy at home, and then within our school district, he graduated from services!  He’s certainly proud of himself, outlining an exact plan for just […]

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