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  • Book Recommendations: The Bear Books

    By on January 29, 2015

    This morning I caught Tabitha “reading” one of her favorite books and it reminded me that I promised you my pick for best Christmas book to read to a PreK class. Of course, it’s probably not that important to any of you now, at the end of January. I’m always…

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  • What is for Christmas….Tabitha

    By on December 8, 2014

    As with my last post, I will now regale you with the Christmas presents Tabitha is getting this year. She’ll be 2 in January so bless her heart, gifts for her come around basically once a year.  Its rough having a birthday so close to Christmas, but we’ll try…

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  • What’s for Christmas…..Ransom

    By on December 8, 2014

    Hey friends! It’s that time of year! Where I tell you what my kids are getting for Christmas this year! I know you’ve just been dying to know!

    Like I’ve said before I’ve implemented the important ” Need, Read, Wear, Want” rule with our kids to keep the buying under…

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  • “Essentially” what I’ve learned

    By on October 30, 2014


    Tabitha LOVES putting oil on her feet every day. She even puts in on her stuffed animals too.

    So, here’s a little update on my essential oils usage. Some of you have been asking, which I appreciate your interest in my little “experiment” and for those of you who didn’t…

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  • One of my favorite things: Mrs. Meyers.

    By on August 17, 2014

    When I was in the seventh grade one of my teachers gave me a little tea candle. I’d never had a candle of my own before so I was pretty excited to burn it in my room and feel super grown up. The smell was divine. But soon the…

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  • How to: Survive mornings with toddlers

    By on May 15, 2014

    Hey, ever wondered what a morning routine is like for a mom of an almost 4 year old and an almost 1 and a half year old?

    At around 7ish Tabitha wakes up, I hear her and roll around in bed willing her to go back to sleep. ( she…

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  • Resurrection Eggs: my new favorite thing

    By on April 14, 2014

    So a week or so ago one of my lovely Instagram friends posted a picture of some “Resurrection Eggs” and I was immediately curious! She gave me the details and a few days later I headed out to buy our own set!
    I am SO glad I did!

    You can find…

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