Personal

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I’m sure at some point I will get back to posting about our homestead happenings but for now this is a safe place for me to store my thoughts and feelings about here and now.  Writing is therapy for me.  I have been journaling every memory I can throughout this whole experience.  So much to

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Technically I’m actually 24 weeks and 5 days but I prefer to round up these days! Not a whole lot to report this week.  We had a check-up on Monday and all is well.  No worries about blood pressure or water retention, yet.  I am feeling really good right now aside from the pain in

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After my recent camera mishap I was on the hunt for a replacement.  I just have to say that I am thrilled with my new toy!  It’s a Canon again since I have loved my others.  This one is a PowerShot ELPH 520 HS in red.  Not only is it fun in a bright red

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I don’t know about you, but when summer hits around here sometimes it feels like it becomes a free-for-all.  Which is fine, for a while.  But then kids start arguing, mom gets grumpy and we all start looking forward to fall and getting back to a “normal” schedule.  I have noticed that the longer span

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I am sorting through pictures on my camera’s memory card and I’m so glad to have gotten so many of them but I’m really bummed because my camera is officially dead.  It was left out in the rain a couple of weeks ago(thank you baby brain).  I was able to dry it all out and

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1st Piano Recital

Toby had his first piano recital this past Saturday and I am so proud of him. He has really been learning quickly but he has an amazing teacher(who also happens to be one of my best friends!) so I’m not really surprised! Thursday night he was having a hard time settling into sleep and finally

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Progress

Growing up I always dreamed of living on a farm. There was a farm house on the way to the lake we camp at that I used to call “my house” even. I imagined days full of kids, a big garden, orchard, flowers, chickens, cows, and a big country kitchen with a slamming screen door,

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Things have been busy! Here’s a quick update on what’s going on around here: We are wrapping up the school year a bit quicker than I had anticipated. A lot of “life learning” has been going on aside from the normal lessons. The kids have been helping with projects around the house and yard, digging

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I don’t always remember it myself. Sometimes I need a friendly reminder too. But recently I was able to help 2 different friends remember it and I thought maybe I could remind you too: ~~~~ We only have ONE childhood to share with our children. They will be this age ONCE. One time. For one

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update

2011 has started off little hectic for us. I’m hoping things work out and the rest of the year proves otherwise. Here’s a quick update of the good, bad and in-between. *3 weeks ago a toilet overflowed in the basement and flooded all 5 of the main rooms down there. Bad enough that it required