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Chad Jacobsen
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Life Transition
In the summer of 2016 I interviewed for a store manager position in north Idaho. The feedback I was given was that "my answers were too detailed" and that I wasn't selected. Shortly after I interviewed for a store manager position in Utah. I didn't get a ca...

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Spring is Here
Spring is here and we are having the busiest spring we've every had. Carsyn is on the school tennis team, performing with the concert and jazz bands, taking piano lessons, is in the boy scouts working to get his Eagle rank, and working on 2 online classes o...

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One Month of No Going Out To Eat
When you have 5 kids it isn't that hard to spend a small fortune on going out to eat. And if you don't track your spending you can easily let it get out of hand. When you spend $40 a meal at a fast food joint doesn't seem so bad until you look at it being $...

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Chatbooks
Between Instagram and Chatbooks  I haven't been writing on my blog very much. I feel like the stuff that I would put on my blog is all the same stuff that I already shared on Instagram . And why post it all over again? I love that i can print my blog in a b...

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Carey's Creations
      Years ago Carey wanted to by a vinyl cutter. I didn't know why she wanted to spend so much money on something to make vinyl decals when she could by the decals for a lot less money in comparison. She convinced me to buy it. And to this day I am so gla...

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When you find Christmas wrapping paper leftover at work.....
When you work somewhere that likes to have decorations for everything, you sometimes end up with leftover stuff stashed in corners or closets from people who think we are really going to save it for a whole year to use the next time that holiday comes aroun...

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Up-cycle a toddler bed - just in time for Christmas
My wife told me about this great idea of building a storage bench from a toddler bed headboard and footboard. We found a free toddler bed and then bought the supplies that I needed to get started.  First was to cut the floorboard in half and line it up with...

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Nursery Project
In the spring my wife and I found out that we were going to have a baby. Just for fun we didn't tell very many people until the baby was born. Because of that, until now I haven't been able to share the work we did to remodel one of our bedrooms into a beau...

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I need a Central Park.
All the time your hear people talking about a good work-life balance. How exactly do you achieve that work-life balance? The more I focus on one part of my life the more another is neglected. This past week I re-listened to Start by Jon Acuff . It is such a...

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Motorcycles are so much FUN!
I ride a motorcycle, and it is so much fun. It's funny to me that my wife has so many people ask her if she is ok with it, and so many of those same people won't allow their husband to ride a motorcycle. Yes, riding a motorcycle does have it's risks. So doe...
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