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Rachael Eliker
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Get Moving
This was in my fortune cookie recently: I agree. It's about time. So we've started.  One thing: packing and moving is tiring. Nap first, anyone?

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Lasts
Our beautiful Indiana mansion. This coming week is the week: we're moving. Everyone is excited and busily working to be ready but I wouldn't be honest if I didn't admit it's all a bit bittersweet. Every time we move away from somewhere, whether it's somethi...

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Extraction
So. Much. Honey. As if we weren't busy enough packing up an entire farm worth of things , Jack mentioned that we should probably harvest a couple of the hives so we didn't lose the honey when we transport the bees ( don't even ask me how Jack's planning on ...

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School, Take One
In the blink of an eye, Evelyn and Claire were finishing up kindergarten and second grade and it was time for summer to start. But, in a matter of a few weeks, we felt prompted that it was time to move, we found a house we loved, finished our major home imp...

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There Are Marshmallows
It's amazing how fast our living room went from this...  ...to this. Now that all the rocky negotiations are over with, we've been given the green light to pack. First, we have been raiding our local Menards on an almost daily basis, picking out the best bo...

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Finally Summer
Our neighbor giving everyone a ride back after they helped unload the brush. All summer, I've felt kind of bad for my kids. It seems like we've barely done anything fun because we've been so preoccupied with fixing and cleaning the house in preparation for ...

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Timber!
Thank goodness for lifts! Since we're mostly done with the house prior to selling our house , we had to turn our attention to a couple of the nearby trees who'd died from the emerald ash borer ( I seriously loathe  those insects and the devastation they spr...

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Possessed by Blueberries
Claire has figured out her Halloween costume: Possessed by Blueberries

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Before and After: Indiana
Since hearing that our house has had an offer, I've had a few requests to post before and after pictures of our home. I for one love sharing them because even I sometimes forget how far we've really come. The small ( and sometimes enormous ) projects have a...

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Continuing the Tradition
Henry is continuing the tradition of the bathee becoming the bather, just like Kate did for him , and Evelyn and Claire did for her .
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