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June Goals// How I did

Parenting: Have a special kiddo and family date night! We went out to eat (which we NEVER do) and to a special place of his choosing! Celebrate the beginning of summer and the end of first grade! See above! We also made a summer bucket list, and we have been having fun checking things off… Continue reading June Goals// How I did

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7 ways to make memories when you are low on cash

I have always been frugal. I was the kid who would get birthday money and hoard it until I could buy something big. And even then, I would plan out how to stretch my money the best way possible so I could find the best deal or purchase the most items….. I guess you could… Continue reading 7 ways to make memories when you are low on cash

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Family Adventures #1// Pet goats & eat cheese

We started our Family Adventure Challenge!¬†I jumped feet first in, since I have a hundred things to do this year with this little family of mine, so I made the first one a good one. The weekend was beautiful! So warm and sunny and spring-like that it made sense to do something outdoors. And what… Continue reading Family Adventures #1// Pet goats & eat cheese

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Challenge: 100 Family Adventures

After writing my last post, I started thinking about a way to commemorate exactly what makes this little family a lovely, happy place for me. I decided that since I love a challenge, that I would challenge myself to have at least one hundred family adventures this year. A hundred might seem like a lot,… Continue reading Challenge: 100 Family Adventures

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When silence speaks volumes

My blogging hiatus meant more than just a break. Things have been good. Things have been rough. Both, really. All the while, my one word this year, light, has been knocking around in my mind when I encounter either. Light. When I have been happy: Goofing around with my kiddo Snuggled up with my pup,… Continue reading When silence speaks volumes

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One Word: Light

I love goals. I’ll be posting my January goals shortly, but this year I didn’t make a resolution like I normally do. This year I chose just one word to encompass my year and to guide 2016. Light. Last year, I was weighed down with regret, sadness, loss, and grief. I felt it physically and… Continue reading One Word: Light