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Love Letters

Cards to France

A box of love letters in the garage holds many memories and the start of our marriage. This post is sponsored by Hallmark.Twenty-two years ago today I was wandering the streets of Paris with my friend Sarah and some new girls we’d met on the plane overseas. I was, as my French mom so often introduced […]

5 Important Questions to Ask Yourself About Life

boys on hilltop with view

Life is full of questions. Sometimes they are questions we need to answer so that we can make the most out of the time we’ve been given. I find that now that I’m getting a foothold on my 40s, I am starting to understand myself just a little bit more. I finally realize my life’s […]

My Goals, Revisited Mid-Year

Jim weiss when something is perfect

2014 is having a half-birthday. Has it shown you all you want from it so far? 2014 is officially half over. We’ve spent half the year. There are six months left. Are you where you want to be? Think back to January. Remember when we had such good intentions to get our lives ship-shape, to […]

Thank You

Cranberry Sparkly

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! In a way, tomorrow is a red letter day. Besides taxes, of course. My second […]

Well, What DO You Want?

happy new year cake 2014

A month or so ago, I was having a in-depth debate with my husband. In my head. You see, he is an expert at debate; no lame statement slips by him. In serious conversation, I know better than to drop a casual remark without backing it up. If I say I don’t like something, he’s […]

What are YOU Choosing for Christmas This Year?

Buche de Noel Cake

This post does include affiliate link(s). 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! You know when you read a blog, a cookbook, or a curriculum handbook and there […]

I Can’t Wait to Homeschool! (or How to Prepare for Teaching Your Kids at Home)

I Can't Wait to Homeschool | Life as MOM

This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. We decided that we were going to homeschool when I was pregnant with our first child. We didn’t really have an idea how were going to pull that off, […]

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Sometime last week, hubs and I were sharing a quiet moment, lying in our room, talking. The kids were doing whatever. Happy and “quiet for the moment” was all that mattered. He turned to me and said, “Should I call room service?” I burst out laughing. “That is not the life we chose,” I quipped. […]