happiness

Tips for Quick Ways to Pamper Yourself from Take Lessons

School is back in session here. I usually try to spend the first day of school treating myself, but this year I ended up subbing the first three days of school. Then the rest of the week was full of appointments and running errands, so I really didn’t have any time to just relax and…
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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 8.24.14

On Sundays, I like to share snippets from our life here in small town Iowa.   Our kids are active.  We are involved in our community.  It seems there is always something going on.   I’d love to hear snippets from your life as well! Sadly, we only took one trip to Orange Leaf this…
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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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High Five Friday 7.11.14

I’m back with a High Five Friday post.  It’s been such a busy summer with lots of High Five moments. Since I haven’t posted for a few weeks, these are moments that I wanted to share since my last High Five Friday post.  To see other great moments in other blogger’s lives, click the buttons…
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High Five Friday 6.20.14

I’m sharing my High Five Moments from our week.  To see other great moments in other blogger’s lives, click the buttons above.  Take a moment to reflect on your High Five moments from your week. Meet our newest family member, Stormy 1. On Sunday morning, our family went to go out to eat for Father’s…
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High Five Friday 6.13.14

I wasn’t able to do a High Five post last week, so this will be a combination of High Fives from the last two weeks, which have been our first two weeks of summer! 1. Monday, June 2nd,  was our last day of school. The kids are thrilled to get our summer started. We will…
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High Five Friday – 5.30.14

Thanks to Becky at bybmg.blogspot.com, I found out about this great linky where bloggers share five happy things from their week.  I’ve been wanting to participate and I hope to continue. Through the summer I plan to share our joys from the lazy, crazy days of summer with our kids each Friday. Stay tuned and…
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Some of My Favorite Things

Every once in awhile I like to share my favorite things that make me happy.  You might just find these make you happy too! One song that I get excited to hear when it comes on the radio is THE WIRE by Haim from their CD Days Are Gone. I just love the tune and how…
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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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