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Christen Ackles
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A true Gemini, split personality, always curious, always looking at the next thing!
A true Gemini, split personality, always curious, always looking at the next thing!

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Writing Prompt Challenge: Day 1
As I wrote about in my last post, I am terrible at making time to blog, and will let tons of time go in between posts or even series.  It's a habit I really need to correct, especially if I am going to try to become more serious in all my writing aspects, b...
Writing Prompt Challenge: Day 1
Writing Prompt Challenge: Day 1
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Becoming a More Efficient Blogger
ADD at it's finest does not make for a very efficient blogger.  Weeks will literally get away from me before I realize I need to write another post.  Or I will end up spending so much time on 1 or 2 different posts, that I get overwhelmed and step away for ...
Becoming a More Efficient Blogger
Becoming a More Efficient Blogger
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The Paleo Toddler Series: Basic Pantry Building and Shopping
So now that I've given you all some
amazing looking recipes to try, I just know you're chomping at the bit to go
out and restock your entire pantry, and start looking like these guys in the picture! source But emptying all your old
processed chemical foods ...
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A Study In Housewifery: A Typical 1950's Housewife Schedule
In my last "A Study in Housewifery" post, I quickly outlined my plan to follow what a typical 1950's housewife's schedule might be.  I found the post here on the Stepford Sisters blog.  As I was copying down each thing that needed to be done, I found myself...
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Embracing the Suck of Mommy-hood
Sometimes you just have to let go. Sometimes you have to change your expectations and attitude. Sometimes you have to embrace the suck. Welcome to motherhood.  Where the rules are made up and points don't matter.  When your baby tricks you into thinking the...
Embracing the Suck of Mommy-hood
Embracing the Suck of Mommy-hood
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* Disclaimer:  This piece is satire.  I've drawn upon my observations while living here in the suburbs, and added some snarky humor.  Any likeness to person, place, or activity is fictional and does not represent any actual in life instances.* Suburbia-land...
The Whirlwind
The Whirlwind
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Å Study In Housewifery: 1950's vs. 2015
The nostalgia of the the 50's is unparalleled.  For some reason when the image of a housewife is invoked, it is of the 1950's housewife. With her perfectly rolled hair, classic makeup, immaculate frilly dress (homemade of course, because she had wicked awes...
Å Study In Housewifery: 1950's vs. 2015
Å Study In Housewifery: 1950's vs. 2015
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The Paleo Toddler Series: Homemade Snacks and Breakfast Ideas
Now that I've gotten the easy store-bought snacks down, it's time to get in the kitchen, brave this ridiculous Texas heat that our ancient air conditioner cannot compete with, and start making some tasty diet friendly eats for the kiddo. Baked Egg in Avacad...
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The Paleo Toddler Series: Store Bought Snacks
In my last post I talked about how Baby B was diagnosed with severe leaky gut and massive food sensitivities.  Nowadays it seems as though EVERYTHING that is marketed for babies and toddlers include dairy, gluten, rice and/or oats, and high fructose corn sy...
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Paleo Toddler Series: Background and Prelude to An (Almost) Drastic Change
We spent the entire first year of Baby B's life battling illness, one after the other.  First, it was months upon months of colic, gasiness and upset tummy.  This coincided with ear infections, sinus infections, a bout of pink eye, and just general malaise....
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