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Fun with Clare

In case you haven’t seen her in action, Clare’s favorite thing – for a few months now – has been buttons. Yep, buttons. She has added loose change and stamps to this collection, but the buttons are the key element....

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A basement floor. MY basement floor!

Look! A floor in my basement! Well, ok, half a floor. Like Amanda said today, it’s nice to celebrate all the little points of progress.. otherwise [you’ll] go crazy. Yep. So this is what it looks like when you pour...

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A Good Work In Me

  When we moved away from our big awesome house and my job and my friends, and came here with a new baby and a new plan.. it definitely signified a new phase in our lives. As this stage developed...

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Clare + Camera = Ham

These pictures of Clare are hilarious so I’m sharing. When there is a camera around she thinks it’s fun to make a series of funny faces for the pictures and then look at the camera to see herself. 🙂 It...

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Dramatic Change

This week I got my hands on a Dave Ramsey book called Total Money Makeover.As a salute to the concepts, I borrowed it instead of rushing off to buy it with money I don’t have. My brother and his wife...

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I Officially Have a School Age Child

Sophie is officially a Kindergartener. It’s the beginning of week 3 and things seem to be going well.The first day, she came out grinning and when I asked her what her favorite part was she said, “Um… I think.. All...

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Glasses

Bewildered? Dumbfounded? I’m sure these emotions were spelled out on my face as I listened to Sophie’s eye exam transpire. On the way there she had told me about the glasses she would be picking out. “They’ll be pink and...

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Redirecting My Self-Concept

Joe and Amanda’s wedding was Fabulous!! I will be posting pictures soon. In their incredible thoughtfulness, their gift to me (for helping and being the sister and all that) was 3 books. One was a book of quotes of inspiration...

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Lovin’ It

A friend of mine with a blog (hey girl 😉 does a Favorite Friday post on Fridays with her favorite things from the week. I love this idea, and I am now going to steal it, sortof. Lovin’ It 1....

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Learning

Life has been busy and exciting for me lately, as I’ve been working with a good friend on a blog she created called Practical Scrappers. I’ve been putting a lot of time into the online world of scrapbooking. It’s been...

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