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Meaghan McDowell
Worked at MCVSD #51
Attended Colorado Mesa University
Lives in Grand Junction, CO
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Making New Choices: Do You FarmShare?
The dude and I have been working to make some serious lifestyle changes around our house. We want to first start with our bodies and the physical. We want to live more naturally and organically, but still be frugal about it. One of the great ways we can do ...
The dude and I have been working to make some serious lifestyle changes around our house. We want to first start with our bodies and the physical. We want to live more naturally and organically, but still be frugal about it. ...
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Summer 2016: Goals, Bro
Now that I've got the blog back up and running with some changes. I think some goal setting is definitely in order! Since it's the last week of school for me (I'm teaching summer school) that means these are going to be specific summer goals. Let's see what...
Now that I've got the blog back up and running with some changes. I think some goal setting is definitely in order! Since it's the last week of school for me (I'm teaching summer school) that means these are going to be speci...
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This Messy Re-Vamp: A New Journey
It has been a very long time since I have made any blog posts. Obviously, I guess, right? There's a number of reasons that I haven't felt compelled to write a post and a couple things I plan to do about it. The top five reasons I haven't blogged: 1. I'm poo...
It has been a very long time since I have made any blog posts. Obviously, I guess, right? There's a number of reasons that I haven't felt compelled to write a post and a couple things I plan to do about it. The top five reasons I haven't blogged: 1. I'm poor. When I first started blogging in ...
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Living Room: To Sectionals and Beyond
It has been a whirl wind in my life since May, which is why I haven't posted. I guess you just find that life takes over. We spent a great deal of the summer in South Dakota with family after two huge losses in our family. My Speech & Debate Team also compe...
It has been a whirl wind in my life since May, which is why I haven't posted. I guess you just find that life takes over. We spent a great deal of the summer in South Dakota with family after two huge losses in our family. My Speech & Debate Team also competed for a week in Dallas, Texas winning ...
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Just Porchin' Around
It is officially summer for this teacher! And I am super glad! It has been a whirlwind year of testing, Speech & Debate coaching, planning, and a lot of changes. But it is over. Next year will be easier. I plan on doing some decorating and updates to my cla...
It is officially summer for this teacher! And I am super glad! It has been a whirlwind year of testing, Speech & Debate coaching, planning, and a lot of changes. But it is over. Next year will be easier. I plan on doing some decorating and updates to my classroom next week, so I shall have to ...
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Most MIA Blogger, Evs. But hey! Porch.
  Oh, goodness. It has been such a longggg time since I posted! Over five months! I feel like all of my posts start that way so, well. I will apologize now for being missing in action. It's been a whirlwind year in my life, we've had a death in the family t...
Oh, goodness. It has been such a longggg time since I posted! Over five months! I feel like all of my posts start that way so, well. I will apologize now for being missing in action. It's been a whirlwind year in my life, we've had a death in the family that was very hard, teacher life has been ...
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Budget-Friendly DIY Bridal Shower
When my best friend from college asked me to be her Maid of Honor, I was totally thrilled! I would be able to stand up beside her at her wedding and watch her pledge to be unified with the man of her dreams. We went through a lot in college together- like t...
When my best friend from college asked me to be her Maid of Honor, I was totally thrilled! I would be able to stand up beside her at her wedding and watch her pledge to be unified with the man of her dreams. We went through a...
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6 New Things You'll See on #TMB
Helloooo, again, everyone! I am back and you may have noticed... This Messy Business has a new look! It's pretty fantastic. Stream-lined, simplified, and easy to manage. Now that we've got a new look, we're also going to have some new content. I'm super exc...
Helloooo, again, everyone! I am back and you may have noticed... This Messy Business has a new look! It's pretty fantastic. Stream-lined, simplified, and easy to manage. Now that we've got a new look, we're also going to have...
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Master Update
Master Bedroom Update: find a second short dresser as a nightstand- paint it white get a new rug situation make/find a new headboard update the shams and bedding new wall art patch and repaint sections replace door organize dog kennel area  clear clutter/do...
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I've Got a White Space, Baby.
Look at this, three posts in a row! I am so proud of myself! I hope that my #BBFF Sam @ Away She Went is also proud of me. Hi, friend!  Not only am I consistently blogging but I am also making steady progress on my exterior. If you were wondering where my m...
Not only am I consistently blogging but I am also making steady progress on my exterior. If you were wondering where my motivation comes from... it comes from being poor. When you have no money to spend on shopping, you spend your time using all the paint you have in the house to finish your ...
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Just Porchin' Around
It is officially summer for this teacher! And I am super glad! It has been a whirlwind year of testing, Speech & Debate coaching, planning, and a lot of changes. But it is over. Next year will be easier. I plan on doing some decorating and updates to my cla...
It is officially summer for this teacher! And I am super glad! It has been a whirlwind year of testing, Speech & Debate coaching, planning, and a lot of changes. But it is over. Next year will be easier. I plan on doing some decorating and updates to my classroom next week, so I shall have to ...
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Merry Christmas!
It has been awhile since I have posted... this semester of teaching has been the craziest one so far! However now that we are on break I get to take some time to slow down, decorate, eat, drink, and be otherwise merry. This is my third year in a row hosting...
It has been awhile since I have posted... this semester of teaching has been the craziest one so far! However now that we are on break I get to take some time to slow down, decorate, eat, drink, and be otherwise merry. This is my third year in a row hosting Christmas since my parents moved away ...
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Jeremy Rundle's profile photo
Danny Orr's profile photo
C.J. Kuper's profile photo
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English Teacher
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  • MCVSD #51
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Grand Junction, CO
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Home DIY blogger at thismessybusiness.com. natural redhead, teacher. Colorado Mesa University graduate.
Introduction
Meaghan!
 @This Messy Business 
I'm a natural redhead,
 furbaby mommy, 
a high school English teacher, 
and twenty-something lady blogger. 
Working hard with my guy to navigate a healthy, simplified,
fulfilling, happy,
LOVE filled life. 
Bragging rights
I work full time in the local school district and love it! All about that Speech & Debate, redhead, wine drinking, novel reading, adventure seeking, life.
Education
  • Colorado Mesa University
    Secondary Education: English, 2008 - 2012
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