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Broken Faucet

My kitchen faucet broke earlier this month. When I moved into our home, it was 1999. I was a new solo mom. I had very little in the way of extra funds and the house needed a new kitchen faucet.  It had sprung a leak. So, I sprang for a new fixture and had it […]

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Off the Hook for Christmas

Anyone else still decorating for Christmas? I want to decorate the way the Hallmark Movie moms decorate for Christmas. Never-mind the fact that they have Balsam Hill doing all the grunt work. I absolutely love (and borderline covet) how they haul out the holly! Is anyone else discouraged when they look away from the third […]

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Quiet Your Home + FREE $116 Course

I received the coolest invitation and information and just HAVE to share it with you! We want a warm, cozy, inviting home, without using more resources, money, and stuff than needed. Why use more if you don’t have to? I’m in a stage of clearing and cleaning house because we are preparing our home to […]

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I Love Book Sales!

I’ve been watching a TON of sales come through my inbox from ChristianBook.com . (I’m an affiliate – so my link gives us BOTH special perks! If you’re interested in becoming an affiliate, too, subscribe to my website on the home page and you’ll see a “how to” in the November email!) And  I just wanted to […]

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Pumpkins are Everywhere!

Pumpkins are EVERYWHERE! I love them ALL! Looking at these reminded me that at some point, there was a seed planted. The ground was good. The environment was healthy for growth. The vines were fortified. Showers came and they were not washed away. Sunshine blazed down on them and their response was to become more […]

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Single Parents (not the TV show)

When I joined the ranks of Single Parents, I was certain of a handful of things. Only a handful. One: My single parent home could not look like the other single parents’ homes I had seen. The children placed in my charge were going to become the Children of God they were destined to be. […]

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Crushed Cheerios Moment

Crushed Cheerios coated their tiny milk-drenched feet as we cleaned up the result of the explosion of toddler frustration that followed my final, “No, ma’am!” Of all mornings to have a melt-down, my first day at my new job as a solo-mom. Did I mention my hair was in hot rollers and also coated with a gooey […]

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Popcorn for Days

I LOVE Mondays. I generally will hit the ground running, setting a productive tone for my week. Tuesdays are kind of “meh..” for me. Usually, I am waiting for a thumbs up from others regarding action steps I am waiting to take. Wednesdays make me do a double take! If my week is like a […]

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Saving Money is My Jam

I am always looking for a great deal.  You, too?  Cool!  I found one for both of us: My new favorite place to get stickers for clients is StickerMule.com!  Using the banner in this post, you can get $10 off an oder! I’m not an affiliate.  I’m just a super happy client of theirs who […]

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