Dec 19

Food We’ve Been Eating

Lately, with a few more changes to our diet, I’ve spent a good bit of time with some new-to-me recipes, especially those which would be considered vegetarian. We largely cut grains from our diets months and months ago, we also stopped buying any form of potatoes a few months back, now we’ve started cutting back …

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Dec 17

Good God, Lousy World, and Me – Book Review

Holly Burkhalter’s book, Good God, Lousy World, and Me was somewhat of a difficult read for me. I found it quite wordy, yet the so detailed. Holly’s struggle with God and spirituality coupled with her profession in human rights interested me, because I know how difficult it can be to work amongst the broken. It …

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Dec 15

Gratitude Linkup – Week of 12/14/14

It’s been quite some time since I’ve participated in Laurel Regan’s weekly Gratitude linkup over at Alphabet Salad. The following is a list of some of the things I’ve been grateful for over the last couple of months. Our home search process being O-V-E-R! Having moved out of the apartment we were living in. Seeing …

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Dec 12

Posts From Last Month

As we all gear up for the holidays and we here at home wind down from all the work we’ve been doing over the last month, I figured I’d do a quick post highlighting the updates from last month, plus the random posts in the time I was away. In October I’d set my sights …

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Dec 10

Mostly Unedited Catch-up: A Smattering of Photos

imitation, family, fun, remodeling, house, mostly unedited week in review

I know I hadn’t been around much in the last month or so.  Things have calmed down a bit here at our new place.  In other words, the frenzy isn’t quite as frenzied.  We were scheduled to have an After Thanksgiving dinner and housewarming, which didn’t happen unfortunately.  Since then, we still don’t have our …

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Dec 09

Cosmo Camp Giveaway – Learning + $50iTunes card


  Sponsored by: CosmoCamp Hosted by: The Squishable Baby   Have you heard of CosmoCamp? They make apps for children ages 2-5 available on the App Store, Google Play and for Kindle Fire. CosmoCamp apps are interactive learning games and story books for young children. Check out our most recent review of CosmoCamp Music, CosmoCamp …

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Dec 08

Rare Bird

How do you write simple words for a book much to simple for words? A book whose walk through grief is as profound and raw as raw can be. A book about life and grief and how life goes on all around and while traveling through grief there is no pause. No pause because life …

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Dec 05

28 months of Mothering

Baby Boy, You’re now 18 months old. That means, I’ve been a mother for 28 months. Yep, since the moment you were conceived we consider ourselves parents, Papa and I. Though I was the one who exclusively knew your movements and your rhythms for those first months before you were earthside with us, your Papa …

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Dec 03

Learning Games Giveaway – Simply Fun


I don’t know about you, but I know when I was growing up, we always received at least something educational as one of our gifts for the holidays.  Simply Fun is helping other families do just that in this giveaway.  3 great games are being given away as part of this event.  Sign up before …

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Dec 01

One Gift

Maybe for dad. He loves guitars, he always has, ever since I can remember. I think he has some speakers, but this bose companion 5 set might be a great update for him. Besides, it could be a wonderful gift, which just so happens to be at one of his favorite places on earth, Guitar …

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