Five Minute Friday – Simplify

I am joining the Five Minute Friday community again this week.  I think this is my first Five Minute Friday in 2018.  This is one of the only consistent blogging entries I make on this blog and I think the […]

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Taking Stock: January 2018

I am Taking Stock with Pip over at Meet Me at Mikes!  Week one of 2018 is already gone and done amazingly. Making :  messes.  Lots and lots of messes.  Also slime! Cooking :  not a lot really.  New year […]

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Words, Wants and Wishes for 2018

I am a great resolution maker and a horrible resolution keeper.  So, the New Year is always a little bit of hope and a little bit of disappointment mixed together.  The question is whether I’m adding a dash of determination […]

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Merry Christmas or “Meh” Christmas

It is Christmas Eve.  My family and I had a wonderful day today.  We drove up North and visited the snow.  We went to our favorite little wild animal park for a bit.  We had pizza out with a friend […]

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Five Minute Friday – We are Different

Joining Five Minute Friday this week.  The prompt is “different”.  Here goes: Today was a long day.  It was a day spent doing something that is different from what most families were doing today.  Last night, right after my last […]

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Living in Too Much, but Feeling Not Enough

I am living in the world of the Too Much.  I have Too Much stuff.  I eat Too Much food.  I have Too Much stuff to do.  Are you living that life as well?  That world is easy to get […]

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Five Minute Friday – Only is Enough

Back again for another Five Minute Friday.  It seems that is about the maximum amount of time I can find each week to actually write on this blog right now.  Sigh…but, at least I have Five Minute Friday.  This week’s […]

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Hoping for A Hallmark Holiday

Affiliate links included. I am currently watching holiday movies on the Hallmark Channel (or Hallmark Movies and Mysteries).  And I’m hoping for a Hallmark Holiday.  It would be formulaic but in a good way.  It always starts out a little […]

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Five Minute Friday – Familiar

Thanksgiving is over and I’m already looking at the end of another Friday.  It has been a busy week, but now I only have three weeks of classes left in Fall 2017.  It seems like it went by so quickly.  […]

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Five Minute Friday – Excuse

I am joining Five Minute Friday again this week.  This week’s prompt is “excuse”.  Here goes: This seems like a particularly meaningful prompt this week.  I have had a rough couple of weeks.  Really, a rough couple of months.  Although […]

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