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The Pencil is Mightiest When it is Sharp!

Here we go on the new year with homeschooling! We have started off the new year with a bang and a fabulous set of sharp new pencils. 🙂 Any teachers out there, and homeschooling mamas (or dads!), can probably identify … Continue reading

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Sunset CafĂ© Saturday – A Frugal, Organized Week

Happy CafĂ© Day friends! I know my post is usually up much earlier in the day but forgive me because I have been busy, busy today! If you know anything much about me, you know that I’m not the biggest … Continue reading

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A Book Review: “What Alice Forgot”

As some of you might know, I am an avid reader. I like all kinds of genres and I usually have several books going at once across several topics. Of course sometimes it takes me a while to get through … Continue reading

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Personal Paradise – Repurposed Furniture

It’s Personal Paradise Tuesday! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. Here we enjoyed some good family time together and it was great. 🙂 For today’s installment I am smiling about a furniture repurpose. When we moved into this … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again! (And an update!)

This year is winding down and we are about to embark upon another year. Recently I had the pleasure of constructing a favorite sewing project again. I gifted a friend a pillow that I created. This pillow is a work of … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories and Future!

Sitting in front of the Christmas tree with the colored lights twinkling amidst the total darkness of the room, silence pressing softly around… Thumping feet and excited voices tearing into the room searching for holiday surprises… Smooth, thick, warm, hot … Continue reading

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Personal Paradise Tuesday – New Traditions for the Advent Season

Happy Tuesday Friends! This week’s paradise moment is a fun holiday craft that I did for our family. There are so many meaningful activities that one can do that it is impossible to do them all every year. Of course … Continue reading

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