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Here you will find all things to do with family. This may include: kids stuff, school, family activities, parenting, marriage, holiday activities and much, much more to come. This blog is a work in progress so categories may be added to, rearranged or even deleted at my discretion.

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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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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Getting Ready To Go To The Fair

Getting Ready To Go To The Fair

It’s fair time!! One of my favorite times of the year is here again! I have been going to fairs since I was a baby and I hope to continue being able to go for many, many more years. As for my son, he was 9 days old when we took him to his first fair. So it is definitely a family tradition. I just love to walk around and see all the animals and exhibits. The aroma of all…

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The Day After a Party with Lupus

The Day After a Party with Lupus

Throbbing headache Exhaustion Stumbling around to find some meds   This is the day after the party. Did we party like college kids? Nope! This is just the day after a 4 year old’s birthday party… Yesterday we got to celebrate my son’s birthday with the family. It was a good day. He had a blast with all his cousins. He loved the fire truck theme. Filled up on sweets and hot dogs. And he didn’t slow down until he…

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