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This winter, I have heard of “Snowmageddon.” I have heard of “Srirachamageddon” (Wha??). I am going to jump on the “-mageddon” train and call the past week in my home “Flumageddon.” My husband woke with a high fever last Tuesday … Continue reading

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Bumpy Christmas

Merry Christmas! Our day was wonderful and joyful and kind of rocky. I always like to imagine that our holidays will be Hallmark perfect, with everyone happily playing and rejoicing and enjoying each other. We had some of that, but … Continue reading

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Our $5 Birthday Tradition

I think I might be experiencing the beginnings of a sinus infection today. Consequently, my brain feels like a blob of sludge. Instead of trying to write anything coherent, I’m just going to share lots of photos from our birthday … Continue reading

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A Deer Already and It’s Only Monday

It’s only Monday night. This was only my husband’s fourth night of bowhunting. He already got a deer! Woo Hoo!! I am so excited. This never happens. Usually it is the very last day that he gets a deer. There … Continue reading

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All Things Pumpkin

We have been a little pumpkin crazy here this weekend. We did P is for Pumpkin in school last week and are continuing it through this next week. So over the weekend, we did a few fun pumpkin activities. Of … Continue reading

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Our Week in Review

Linking up with Conversion Diary again. 1. When we went to Des Moines for the fair, we had a little pre-birthday party for Lass. She was so cute and so excited about the whole thing. Each time she opened a … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story: Happily Ever After

The sequel to yesterday’s “How We Met” post: The rest of our story took a bit longer than the first part. Hubby and I moved to North Carolina. We were finally in the same state. I figured it wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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How We Met: An Unlikely (But Totally True) Love Story

Linking up with Grace. Last week, when my husband and I went to the church to speak with the priest and become members, we got onto the topic of how we met (he seemed interested!) and told him our story … Continue reading

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Nature’s Classroom

We got back last night after four days at the Farm. My girls haven’t been to the Farm in quite a while. They’ve grown a lot since last summer, and they really blossomed during this trip. There is really no … Continue reading

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Perusing a Wedding Album with Preschoolers

A few days ago I got out the photo album from my husband’s and my wedding and looked through it with the girls. It was our wedding anniversary, and I was trying to explain what an “anniversary” is. I got … Continue reading

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