Fidget Spinner Frenzy

Ahhhh!!! It is a Fidget Frenzy! About 3 weeks ago I had probably heard the words “fidget spinner” once or twice.  Then I heard it again from my 1st grader on a Thursday afternoon.  And when I picked my 4th grader up from school on […]

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An Afternoon Cherry Picking

We are lucky enough to live in an area close to lots of orchards and farms.  Thankfully not the kind of farm that stinks of animal droppings!  These local farms grow cherries, peaches, apricots, strawberries, pluots, pomegranates, corn, tomatoes and a number of other fruits […]

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Mother’s Day and the Zoo

Mother’s Day turned out really nice!  I was told to stay in bed while my husband took the puppy out for her morning trip.  The kids made cards and crafts for me.  They had them all set up so that I would be surprised when […]

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Taking Care of Myself

I’ll confess something.  I’m pretty horrible about taking care of myself.  I mean, I am clean and everything. Thankfully, that isn’t what I’m talking about! But I hardly ever go shopping for clothes for me or go out for a pedicure or things like that.  […]

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Inspiration

The other night, my husband and I were lying in bed discussing our kids.  Their strengths, their quirks and how fast they are growing.  This in itself was a miracle.  We have 3 kids, a puppy, a bird and about 50 fish.  Not to mention […]

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