From House To Home – Managing My Moments

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So this is the post in which I discuss time management, Or in my, case, the LACK of time management abilities I apparently took on as a skill set sometime between starting college and age 30. And in the spirit of cutting myself a wee bit of slack, I will say that in the last decade or so there have been … Read More

From House To Home – A Search For Peace Amid The Crazy

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Lately my prayers have sounded a lot like this: “Lord, I don’t know what to do.”   Super spiritual, I know. Some days I get up and look around me and instead of feeling grateful and blessed I feel let down by my family and overwhelmed by all the stuff I see and feel. Messes everywhere, Relationships on edge. Emotions … Read More

A Mom’s Summertime BFF: Iced Coffee

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YOU GUYS. Iced coffee is the best. During the summer – when days are long and hot and filled with all manner of crazy, there is nothing more perfect than a tall icy glass of coffee, and if you think otherwise…you need to try iced coffee again 😉 My favorite method for making this glorious beverage comes via one of … Read More

The Perils of Peopling

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This world can be a crazy place. Not always safe for people looking to nurture relationships. Hurt feelings and miscommunications can sink a ship of friendship before it has even really had time to test its mettle in open waters…and for people like me that step slowly into relationships and carry with them a very small inner circle of people … Read More

Sometimes Done is Better Than Perfect (Especially when your kids are throwing up…I’m just saying…)

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If you are like me, you probably have a certain way of doing most everything. You put away your towels with the fold facing out; you line up items in your pantry by height and label color; you use bleach for everything. Whatever it is, you have your routine or plan for doing things. This is normal. What is not … Read More

Windows To The Soul

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Ok moms – I can’t be the only one that ADORES those baby pictures of my kids where their little eyes shine so brightly. You know the ones I mean. Those photos where it’s like everything else fades away and you can see right into their tiny little souls. I have a favorite photo like this for each of my three … Read More

Bad Friday

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I’m not going to lie to you… Today has ALL THE MAKINGS of a bad day. My kids spent all night long taking turns wandering in to my room waking me up (me…not the hubby…ME) asking for things. “When is it morning?” “Can I watch TV when we get up?” “Can I sleep on your couch?” Literally I slept barely … Read More