Quicky Post – Back to Work…

  So, yeah.  It is Sunday night, 9:30 p.m. and I have a pile of clean laundry on the couch next to me that needs to be folded and put away, a ginormous pile of laundry that still needs to […]

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Giving Thanks and Expressing Gratitude

  Thanksgiving was good yesterday.  Settling for simple definitely worked.  It wasn’t perfect, but it was very enjoyable.  My in-laws drove back a day early today because there was a big rain storm coming in (it is here now and […]

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Settling for Satisfied – Holiday Edition

I wrote just a short while ago about the concept of settling for satisfied rather than pursuing perfection and the holidays are a great time to put it into practice.  This week I am hosting 10 people (!) in our […]

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33 Days of Christmas Movies and Television

Thirty-three days is a weird number I know.  But, this weekend I began officially watching Christmas movies, so I thought I might provide some reviews of them here on the blog throughout the month.  Many of them are likely to […]

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Five Minute Friday – Notice

I am participating in Five Minute Friday (it has been far too long since my last FMF post) again this week.  This week’s prompt is “Notice”.  I encourage you to link up and write for five minutes today! Notice… Sometimes […]

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Dedicated to my Dog…

I’ve grown up with pets.  I’ve had dogs, cats, guinea pigs, iguanas, rats, hamsters, turtles…we’ve really run the gamut.  But, dogs have always been my favorites.  And I’ve had some fantastic dogs in my life, but Bella – pictured here […]

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Getting a Fix…21dayfix that is

Tomorrow I will start the 21 Day Fix, or Beachbody program.  I was brought to it by another heart mom and she has done great on it for the last four months.  It was obvious from her posts how much […]

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