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Category: Other

What I’m Into: June 2016

How can June possibly be over already?.  We’re currently in the midst of a very busy season.  Miss Ellie has swim practice every morning. Getting out the door first thing is a new experience for this homeschool family. During the school year, I don’t schedule anything for the mornings, it’s

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2016 Goals

I have a tendancy to confuse goals with to-do lists.  I’m a big list keeper (stay tuned for a look at my beloved bullet journal next week!). In the past I’ve started each year off with a long list of stuff to accomplish that would probably best fit on a

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Painting our Wooden Game Chest

I forgot to take a photo before I started sanding. 🙂 Several years ago one of Jason’s co-workers was moving out of state.  He asked Jason if we’d like a wooden chest he and his wife had purchased at an Eddie Bauer sale (you know, the kind where you can

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Our Most Effective Family To-Do List Tool

Want to know our secret for getting stuff done? It’s not an app or a complicated system, but I promise that if used intentionally this will make a huge difference in your life and will lower your stress level. You probably have this tool in your home already. You ready

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On Rotten Floors and a Shower Re-do

The kids and I were gathered, in the middle of doing our low-key summer schooling routine when we heard the noise that strikes fear into the heart of any home owner: water dripping in a place that should be dry.  Water dripping through the light fixtures onto the carpet of

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2015 Goals

My goal-setting heart goes pitter-pat at this time of year.  I love this time to reflect on what went well the previous year and to plan for the year to come.  For 2015 I’m going to add in the practice of keeping One Little Word for the year. My one

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LDS Primary Chorister Planner

I was just called to be the Primary Chorister in our ward!  I am thrilled and terrified all at once. Because I’m a planning, list-making nerd I immediately went to work to find resources to go along with the 2015 Primary Outline.   There are several darling chorister planners out there,

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Gifts Kids Can Make: DIY Toddler Crayons

My six year old desperately wanted to give his siblings a gift for Christmas.  He told me he was planning to buy Ellie a motorized scooter, but he thought he might not have enough money (he has about $6) and asked if I’d be willing to chip in.  He had

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