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From My Family to Yours – Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I’m taking a blogging break and enjoying all the wonderful moments of our children being home for Christmas break. I will be back the week of January 5th with book and product reviews, my Best of List of 2014, and my monthly post of Books that Came My Way! Thanks to those of you who…
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Sunday Snippets 10.26.14

On Sundays I like to share snippets from our life here in small town Iowa. The last few weeks have been really busy for us. I’ve been subbing nearly every day and our nights are busy with activities as well. When we have a lot going on, the blog has to take a back seat.…
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Sunday Snippets 10.5.14

On Sundays, I like to share snippets from our life here in small town Iowa.  It’s been a few weeks since I have posted Sunday Snippets. Sadly, that’s how busy it has been around here. I’m taking a moment to slow down  and reflect on these snippets from our life these last few weeks. Take…
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A Tough but Valuable Lesson

Our daughter learned a lesson this week  that was one she had to learn much too early.  This lesson broke her heart  and brought tears to my eyes as she shared the story.  Our daughter ran for Room Representative this year so she could be part of the Student Council at her elementary. Last year…
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DIY Decoupage Letter “G”

I first saw this idea on Pinterest, HERE,   and wanted to make it for our living room wall. It just so happens there is a man  in our small town that makes these letters in any size or font you want.   Check out his Etsy shop, HERE. So, I had him cut me…
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Sunday Snippets 9.7.14

On Sundays I share snippets from our life here in small town Iowa. Now that the school year is in full swing, our kids are involved in all kinds of activities. You’ll see a lot of those photos here, as well as others from our family and even our community. We live the small town…
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My Mom’s Dream Memorial

My mom is a Master Gardener.   She always has been in all of our minds,  but she actually took the class to become one.  As part of holding the title of Master Gardener, you have to complete a project to benefit your community. Several years ago, after taking the class, mom created a flower…
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Sunday Snippets 8.31.14

On Sundays, I like to share snippets from our life here in small town Iowa.   As we get into the school year, our lives get busier.  It seems there is always something going on.   I’d love to hear snippets from your life as well. Find joy in the snippets of your daily life!…
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Children’s Book Review: The Icky, Sticky Tea Party By Anne M. Jenks

THE ICKY, STICKY TEA PARTY By: Anne M. Jenks Illustrated By: Gaston Hauviller Published: May 23, 2014 Publisher: Laredo Publishing Anne Jenks is back with another children’s book on a helpful topic.  I previously reviewed BITSY BEAR that dealt with the topic of stranger danger. To see my review of BITSY BEAR, click HERE. In…
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Sunday Snippets 8.17.14

I have been looking for a way to share snippets from our family life here in Iowa.  I used to post Scenes From Our Week every Sunday, but posting every Sunday became difficult.  Then, this summer I tried High Five Friday, posting five things we were excited about. But, I didn’t want to be tied…
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How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Your House's Dirty Little Secrets
Granted
Hello Mornings: How to Build a Grace-Filled, Life-Giving Morning Routine
Just Between Us


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