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Vanessa Forristall
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Mommy and Homemaker
Mommy and Homemaker

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Visual Clutter
The week after Christmas we slowly, slowly, slowly wrapped and packed and stored Christmas decorations around our home.  Instead of doing it all the day after Christmas, I gave myself grace and time to get them all put away over the course of a week.  It he...
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Sunny Saturday
Hey friends.  What a week.  After a long, fun weekend last weekend, this week was all about getting back to our routine and our normal.  We had a few playdates on the calendar, but otherwise we were home doing life.  It was cold anyhow.   Here are a few thi...
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{ He Said, She Said } 9
Today is supposed to be the last really, really cold day for awhile.  All the praise hands.  I am a homebody by nature, but my kids need some fresh air and sunshine that isn't filtered through our living room windows.  Warmer weather is coming. Here are som...
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Sunny Saturday
This week was full...of good things.  It was a MOPS week, so I was able to connect with friends.  Unfortunately, one of my MOPS mornings was cancelled due to some winter weather.  My mom was also here, so I was able to knock out some meetings and see some f...
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Hibernation
Christmas is over.  The fog between Christmas and New Year's has passed.  We know what day it is.  We are back to real life.  We are in the thick of it, again.  School.  Playdates.  MOPS.  Parties.  Meetings.  Dates.  Real life. All good things.  All real l...
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1 month until 1 year
That's right.  Our littlest man is 11 months, yesterday.  He is our smiley, chubby-thighed, walker-who-wants-to-crawl, little brother.  It's hard to look at him and not break out in a smile.  He brings joy to our family each and every day and all of us love...
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Slow and cozy are two words I wanted for this Christmas season.  I wanted to bake cookies and listen to Christmas music and wear pajamas all day.  We have done a lot of those three things and it has been slow and cozy.  Today I'm sharing some great Christma...
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{He Said, She Said} 7
Friends, Christmas is less than two weeks away.  Are you ready?  I'm so close.  Please, please give these a read.  They are lovely and so timely for the Christmas season.  When December Feels Weary  (If you read just one thing, read THIS.) Trade Your To-Do ...
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A Simple Christmas: Year Two
Children are born with their own optimism.  They have a clarity and a simplicity that we can only wish for.  -Meshell Ndegeocello Last year I shared some ways I was making Christmas simple out of pure necessity.  With our home in complete disarray while in ...
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Does it matter?
I've always wanted a big family, since as far back as I can remember.  I've always wanted to be a mom too, stay at home and raise babies, bake cookies, and live happily ever after.  Then, I got married and we had kids.  I still want a big family and still l...
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