It’s almost been a year since I painted this room and I think I am still not fully recovered from it….and all the rest.  But It’s totally worth having a fun a super unique girls room when all is said and done.  These were the thoughts going through my mind…….. Oh my heck!  My life […]

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You’re welcome!  Because these are seriously genius family vacation tips!!   Our big family vacation that I posted about here, required quite a bit of planning and preparing.  Especially for me because I like things to be organized and flow smoothly….which is practically the opposite of camping and living out of a car for a week […]

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a little side note…..I already typed this post twice and my durn computer wasn’t saving it and then having internet issues and I totally lost it each time and now I want to karate chop my computers throat!  I am the CHAMPION of ‘foul hooking’….well, satan and I are the champions…but for me it’s a […]

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Do it anyway!  Unless it’s illegal or going to hurt someone else…because I’m totally not suggesting that.  I’m suggesting that we QUIT letting fear stop us from moving forward, trying new things, putting ourselves out there. I am a perfect example of holding back and ignoring it until it goes away.  I spent my whole […]

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Memories are the sweetest and the only thing we can really hold onto…..so I’m sharing some of mine. AHH, Easter memories….I love the tradition of buying new dresses for this holiday.  Partly because it’s great to have a pretty new dress for a special day and partly because we always need another Sunday dress and […]

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And I mean it! You ARE killin’ it today!!  I know(from serious experience) that most days either feel blasé, busy, crazy, crazy busy or just plain old hard.  And the things we’ve accomplished, although they be many, are nothing to write home about.  The local news station isn’t knocking on your door for stories of […]

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Questionable post title, I know…but let me explain.  If you are anything like me i.e. high strung, sort of helicopter mom, impatient and slightly OCD you might find yourself day after day having sent your kids to bed…occasionally after some successful parenting….without having actually LOVED on your kids very much.  It’s not that they are […]

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​I am not an overly confident person, but I am so tired of not being good enough….for myself.  There is a “pressure” to measure up from other people, right?!  Guess what??  It’s not them.  It’s us!  Most of the world doesn’t care whether we are perfect or not( and those who do are LAME).  It’s […]

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