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Carly McEathron
An ordinary mama just trying to get by.
An ordinary mama just trying to get by.

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The Bee Garden, Underway
It's no surprise, really, that I'm starting a bee garden. I've been very concerned about the demise of the bees since I first heard of it on (probably) The Discovery Channel (when we had TDC, and before it got all smutty). The Bees, people. It's a scary thi...

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I haven't been blogging, as you can see. I was super sick pretty much all winter and conserved all my energy into getting better. Finally pulling out into the spring and all that means. I didn't even knit, I just had no energy to do so. I finally picked up ...

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I had to run to my favorite craft store this morning for seam rippers to fix those Chococat pants' length but of course after I checked out, I got a text from my dear husband that he had found the other ones. Oh well, the presence of two seam rippers in the...

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~Super Kawaii~
Well I did it!! Not only did I spend more than three minutes in the fabric section of JoAnns and NOT get nauseated (for real, it's a scary place) BUT I did something with the fabric I bought! So proud of myself. Or, as my husband said "Wow! I'm surprised yo...

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In December, everything is too much. Don't get me wrong, I really love the holiday season, the excitement, the fresh tree, the cranberries. . . but then about 4 days before Christmas I get this sense of impending doom when the season overwhelms me. This is ...

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The Chickens' First Snow
Little Frog enjoying the snow last night Snowy Shenanigans Early morning in the yard Nugget & My Sharona breaking their fast Jack Chillin' in the Coop Gorgeous sundog on my way to work. Not Impressed. We got our first BIG SNOW yesterday, which amounted to 6...

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December Snow and Things
December 3rd Snow is here, lightly now. Last year by this time we had nearly a foot of snow, but that was the Neverending Winter, which wore on even my Winterloving patience. Right now it's wet and sloppy and just slippery enough that I need to watch my ste...

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Epic Monday Meltdown
It was a wonderful long Thanksgiving weekend. . . of course the kids had an entire week off, which meant that this morning's "Oh No it's Monday" meltdown was the most epic of all time. Ox, ever the emotional 7 year old, stormed around for a good 45 minutes,...

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Thanksgiving Sweaters
The last week leading up to Thanksgiving has been so full, I was working my hardest to get the kids' sweaters done (using the Nate Hoodie pattern). Initially I started the red one in July. . . but then took August and September off from sweaters while I did...
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