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My “No-Spend Month” Challenge {Spoiler: I Survived and Target is Still in Business}

I freely admit that I like to shop. Clothes, shoes, books, fabric, sewing patterns, things for the house… It’s so much fun to pore over websites and through sale racks, trying to find a great deal. Plus, if you are buying for someone else, it’s completely guilt-free!  Okay, not really. Thankfully, my conscience and my […]

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Parenting Is Not “One Size Fits All”

We all have opinions.  Some strong, some weak, some conforming, and others that are just way out there.  When we become parents, we have even more opinions.  Stronger opinions.  Soap boxes to stand on and lectures to preach.  Sleep deprivation and fear of the unknown create a perfect storm of rationally irrational thought.  As parents, […]

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Out of the Mouths of Babes: The Crazy Stuff Our Kids Say

My daughter is many things: smart, frustrating, beautiful, exhausting, snarky, genuine, honest, loving… and hilarious.  The things that come out of that girl’s mouth just crack me up.  There will be times that she is being both so incredibly naughty and so incredibly funny that her father and I will have to bite our cheeks […]

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