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Matt Hughes
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Why getting up early makes me a better mom. (A conversation from my heart).
So this morning I got up with my husband.  It was dark.  And cold.  Oh yeah, and it wasn't even five.  Anyone who knows me will realize just how big of a deal this is.  I detest dark.  I detest cold.  And I detest early.  Seriously. But, here's the deal, th...
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The Plan (Subject to Change)
Sometimes you need a plan.  As I look across our homestead at the grass starting to turn green and the bare garden, the intimidation is almost overwhelming.  So boy, do I need a plan. In a nut shell, my plan for the summer looks something like this: Create ...
The Plan (Subject to Change)
The Plan (Subject to Change)
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Chocolate. You're hooked now, aren't you? I am a fan of chocolate, but let me be frank. "Hi, Frank" No, not that frank.  Let me be...honest.  Yes, let me be honest,  I am a chocolate snob.  Not even in a sense of the chocolate needing to be fair trade or or...
Mommy Needs Ice Cream
Mommy Needs Ice Cream
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Magical Coldbrew
The weather seems to be finally changing around here.  There is a collective sigh of relief in our region as we watched our thermometers creep into the 70s this weekend. Now, many people may be stocking up on ice cream or making popsicles with the warmer te...
Magical Coldbrew
Magical Coldbrew
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Today is a relaxed Monday.  Believe it or not, Mondays usually are pretty relaxed.  The dishes are done, there's a load of laundry in the washer, and I even organized under the kitchen sink.   This morning I taught the Little Mechanic to load the silver in ...
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Mommy Needs Ice Cream
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Of Destructive Construction and Far too Many Projects
Dunking cookies like a champ. I am, in fact, well aware that the entire month of November was postless.  I am going to lie and say that it was intentional.  Whether it is a lack of inspiration or the fact that The Little Mechanic has taken up throwing a fit...
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The Bedtime Routine Sent from Heaven
This little face used to strike terror into my heart.   There were more than a couple times that the sound of his pitiful little cry in the middle of the night would make me burst into tears myself.  The long and odd hours were difficult for me to become ac...
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