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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Last weekend I unplugged when we headed north to Santa Barbara. We stayed one night with friends. The next night with the grandparents. Super fun times! This weekend I’ve been unplugged enjoying time with my parents. Dad brought me two cases of lemons from his tree, […]

Weekly Rambling

Weekly Rambling

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. So, this was a fun surprise in my mailbox this week. I knew a handful of advance copies of my new book were being sent from overseas, but I didn’t know I was going to get one. FishBoy11 read through it in a day. He said […]

Why Do the Brits Have All the Good Detectives?

Why Do the Brits Have All the Good Detectives?

This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! Photo Source: PBS As you may know already, I have a thing for British detectives. […]

Living Life By Accident

Living Life By Accident - Thoughts on change and living life instead of letting it just happen to me. Also a review of Tsh

This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! Those children? Those beautiful, laughing children? They are now five years older. Two of them […]

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Or 1994, for that matter! Twenty years ago this week Fish popped the question. It was his birthday and we went out to dinner at The Palace, where he had said we would only go for a special occasion, like getting engaged or something. I tried […]

Southern California – Andrew Peterson in Concert (FREE)

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Last year our family had the privilege of seeing Andrew Peterson in concert just a short drive from our home. We took all the kids. I have wonderful memories of watching FishChick5, then 4, fall asleep on Papa’s shoulder, listening to the beautiful music. She came into the world to the sound of the Behold […]

Enjoy 50 Books with Kids

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Stuck inside for these blustery days? Looking to expand your family’s repertoire of picture books beyond Goodnight, Moon? Want some help and direction in how to have meaningful activities and discussions with your little ones? Grab your copy of Fifty Books to Enjoy with Kids for $5 this week only. Written by Veronica Getskow, PhD […]

The Day Google Reader Died

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I remember it well. It came with warning, but I didn’t really heed it. I was in denial for a long time. I still am. I still wish for it to come back. Google Reader, why did you have to leave us? I’ve tried bloglovin. I’ve tried following my favorite blogs on Facebook. I’ve tried […]