Category Archives: children

Odds and Ends

This past week I used a free photo book coupon to make a “year book” for my home schooled daughter who is graduating this year.  Last year she took a veterinary science class and the instructors took tons of pictures … Continue reading

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Planning

My two youngest kiddos have never been the most organized.  DD2 is much better than when in elementary school, but I’ve not been able to get the vacuum into her room past the door swing for a while.  I must … Continue reading

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My Holiday After the Holiday

December 26th is to me what Black Friday is to so many others.  This is the day I buy replacement light sets for the tree, cards to send the family, wrapping paper and tags, candy for the Easter baskets, and … Continue reading

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Happiness Is…

The old Peanuts song is running through my head.  Truly.  I had to play that piece back when taking piano lessons as a kid. Anyway.  Yesterday afternoon I was just hanging out in the living room with my eldest when … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

Yesterday my eldest had her last (and only!) final exam and I brought her home.  Thankfully she’s only and hour and a half away, else I’d overrule DH and DD1 and make her find a ride.  Mean old mom, I … Continue reading

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The Christmas Letter

Normally, I’d have the Christmas cards in the mail by now, but I’m running behind this year.  One thing I’m struggling with is the Christmas letter.  I started writing one when the kids were little.  All of the relatives want … Continue reading

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Back to Routine

I enjoy the holidays, but being a creature of routine, am infinitely happy when the house is quiet and orderly again.  DD1 was excited to get back to college, which is just another punctuation mark as to how she feels … Continue reading

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