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Confessions

Does anyone else let their mind live in the past for extended periods of time? Or just drift there occasionally when there is nothing to distract them? Lately my mind keeps recounting certain events that must have been key to my shaping, I think 'if only I would have been then who I am now,… Continue reading Confessions

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Casualties of Motherhood

Decorating, wrapping, unwrapping, eating, and traveling! Oh fun it is to celebrate holidays with family and friends. One small anecdote from our recent, and first time traveling as a family for the holidays: On our way back from seeing my relatives, we stopped for a friends wedding, in which I had the pleasure of being… Continue reading Casualties of Motherhood

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No ‘Poo’ for me!

Ever notice on the back of your shampoo bottle all the chemicals in the recipe? Ever notice that even shampoos promising they're "all natural" seem to have the same ingredients as say, your Herbal Essence, which is not all natural?I've been hunting for natural, home made solution to do my body, the environment, and my… Continue reading No ‘Poo’ for me!

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One BIG Day!

It's hard to believe this day is finally here. But more on that in a minute. Over the weekend Elijah hit 39 weeks. He has lived outside of the womb as long as he lived inside the womb. Amazing how time flies! Here is a look at then and now! Since we already did the… Continue reading One BIG Day!

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Growing up can be fun… but hard on mum!

    Over the weekend baby and I got sick, boo! Now we're getting back on track and I'm starting out a little behind my own deadline. Oh well, right? Let's dive right in!   He has two front teeth!!! My big boy 🙂 Can you see them poking up from the bottom gum? They're… Continue reading Growing up can be fun… but hard on mum!

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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

I know I've not updated for quite a few days. My bad. I could give a lengthy explanation, but that just sounds like excuses in my head, so I'll just leave it for now.Who won my last giveaway you ask?? From my Facebook Page likes, JamesApril Daughtery and Carol Castro!!!!CONGRATS to you all! Please contact… Continue reading Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

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One of those weeks, the good and the challenging!

Monday was crazy, errand running began at 8:30am, but we made it home in time to salvage one of little man's naps. A day running around, as many moms know, sets you back with how things are run at home. We're working through transitioning baby (closer to little boy now a days it seems) back… Continue reading One of those weeks, the good and the challenging!