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Moving: Chapter 1- Your Stuff (Clean Out First!)

We just moved. After 6 years in an awesome home around the corner from our entire family, we moved. Why? Work, why else. It’s a good thing, but it is a big thing and moving a 2600...

Things Dad Taught Us: Taking Down Christmas Lights

If you haven’t done so already it’s that time again to take down the Christmas lights -- usually the least favorite part for most people, but my dad taught us a trick ...

Waking Up Is Hard To Do.

Waking Up Is Hard To Do.

The holidays are behind us and we’re back on schedule – well, trying to at least.  Monday  morning came way too soon for us all.  As we dragged ourselves out of a warm bed and post holiday...

Little Chapel in the Woods

I like to define stress with one word ... Christmas. But, for me there is one activity that can take the stress and melt it away -- decorating a little chapel in the woods for Christmas worship...

A Green Obsession: My favorite plant, year 14?

So I have to say, I have had a love affair going on with one of my plants. Silly, I know, but it is a great plant. So great that when I moved back to Florida after...

Holiday thoughts: MY TREE

Holiday thoughts: MY TREE

Anyone with little ones knows that for the first few years that they invade your home your Christmas decor adjusts in order to avoid every ornament being either broken or repurposed in the doll house. It’s just...

Couponing vs. Weekly Specials & BYGO

Couponing vs. Weekly Specials & BYGO

So I am giving it a go. This whole couponing craze has to be worth a try. Girlfriends tell me they save hundreds on a monthly basis, so ok, I’m in. I download the latest “couponing” software...