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Month: September 2017

Fall Bucket List

Fall Bucket List

Happy Fall Ya’ll!! Yesterday was the first day of fall. So in celebration, I decided to make a fall bucket list. I am so excited to get started on these activities! Many of these are things that I have done before. Like trick-or-treating, eating candy corn and making a wreath (see my fall wreath here!) Other items are things I’ve seen others do or make that just look cool. You should totally search for “button art” on Pinterest. There will…

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The Life of Genuine Country Kids in 17 Photos

The Life of Genuine Country Kids in 17 Photos

On a ranch or a farm, children are often involved in the care of animals and the general running of the operation from a very young age. Even when the country kids are  too young to help, parents often take the kids with them while they take care of the chores. This is how I grew up and now my son and my brother’s girls are experiencing the same thing. And loving (most) every minute of being a country kid….

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Suicide & Chronic Illness: Never Ever Give Up Hope

Suicide & Chronic Illness: Never Ever Give Up Hope

I want to talk about a touchy subject today. Suicide. If you’ve been dealing with a chronic illness or chronic pain for a while you may have thought about it some. Even if you don’t deal with pain or illness every day you may have thought about suicide during a stressful or lonely time in your life. I’ll admit that I have. It’s not something to be proud of but it is most definitely not something to be ashamed of….

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How to DIY a Beautiful Fall Wreath This Afternoon

How to DIY a Beautiful Fall Wreath This Afternoon

I love wreaths! Christmas wreaths, spring wreaths, patriotic wreaths, wreaths made with flip-flops, ornaments or picture frames, you name it I probably have it pinned on Pinterest. What’s not to love? They make the house look more homey and add a bit of color and/or festivity to your entryway. Lucky for me, my mom and my grandmother like wreaths too. So I get to make wreaths every so often for someone. My Gran has been needing a new fall wreath…

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A-Z Show ‘n’ Tell Ideas

A-Z Show ‘n’ Tell Ideas

It’s the night before school and you’re tucking your preschooler in when suddenly you realize the homework hasn’t been done. Now in preschool it’s not so much the child’s homework as it is the parent’s. We’re talking about Show ‘n’ Tell. Problem Each Wednesday the kids are to take an item that begins with the letter of the week for Show ‘n’ Tell. Last year, each week went some what like this: Me: “It’s letter C week. What would you…

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