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Christmas Week Fun: Got something fun planned for the week? Here

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.Got something fun planned for the week? Here’s my “to do” list. […]

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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #33: All Slow Cooker Meals!

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Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with a week of slow cooker meals. Are the kids on break now? Are you on break now? I suppose it depends on how you look at it. I, for one, am on break. Since we homeschool, my workload decreases during […]

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Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Clean Something

clean something calm

The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. When we get busy, we often let things slide: the laundry, the dishes, the piles of mail. All this clutter can become overwhelming, paralyzing. […]

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Speak the Truth in Love

mother and baby

When I had my first child, my mother and my mother-in-law both kind of went ga-ga. They were enraptured with this little boy that God had given us. It was a challenging time for us all as we learned new roles and responsibilities. Mothers know best, right? But which mother: you, me, or her? There […]

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The Weekly Ramble

christmas wish

This week has been a jumble of things to do. The weather was unbelievably fabulous early in the week with warm days and beautiful sunsets. Rain and cooler temps hit on Thursday. I stayed in “lounge wear” all day because I could. Now, I’m cold. We’ve fallen into some really bad habits in terms of bedtimes, […]

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Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Watch Pride & Prejudice

watch p&p

The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising […]

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Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Exercise

calm with exercise

The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. As you know I’ve been attempting to become a physically healthier person. Working out is not a habit that comes easily to me, but […]

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Make Christmas Ornaments from Toys (Frugal Friday)

chick fil a tree ornament

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! As many families do, we give our kids new Christmas tree ornaments each year. These […]

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