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The Weekly Ramble

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This week was […]

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7 Steps to Better Finances

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Some food for thought…. I know that you will feel better about your life and your spending if you’ve got your finances under control. This post is part of a 7-part series to help you get your finances in order. Check out past posts here: Stop using credit. Set a budget. Build an emergency fund. […]

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How to Curl Your Hair in 5 Minutes

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Not blessed with curly hair? Life as MOM contributor Rena shares some tips on how to curl your hair in 5 minutes. Now this post will seem silly to all you curly-haired ladies out there, but learning this little trick has revolutionized my morning routine. I love how I look with curly hair, but it always takes […]

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Get a Good Routine Going

Get a Good Routine Going - a list of ways to simplify and organize your time for back to school.

I’m not ready for the school year to start, but the calendar tells me it’s getting close to time to suit up and get our game on. While we do write our own homeschool calendar, it’s important to me that we don’t get too lackadaisical with our time. I’m cool with going with the flow, jetting off […]

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Homeschool Curriculum for the Logic Stage (or The Middle School Years)

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Ready to homeschool the middle years? Here’s a list of 5th and 7th grade homeschool curriculum choices. 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 keep this show […]

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Booking It July Update: Reviews of Delicious, The Warden and the Wolf King, & Mastering the Art of French Eating

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Booking It is an online book club where we share the good reads we’ve found in the previous month. We’ve found that over the years we’ve discovered some great new books thanks to this monthly book share. Carrie and Anne are my fellow bookworms and help round out the selections. This post does include affiliate links. If you make […]

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5 Important Questions to Ask Yourself About Life

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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 […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I went to Scotland, England, and France this week. Forgive me for I am still suffering from jet lag. Okay. I didn’t really go there. Not really. But, I did virtually. Oh my word. Google maps is a game changer when it comes to international travel. […]

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