A Decade of Parenting

The kid turned 10! I don’t even know where to start. It feels like a lifetime ago but somehow it went by in the blink of an eye. 10 years ago we were 27 years old. 10 years into our relationship and 3 years into our marriage. Like any pregnancy that comes after a miscarriage…

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Crashing Into 37

I’d love to tell you that I’m sailing into 37, but it’s defiantly more of a crash landing. The last couple months have been exhausting. Nothing huge, just a bunch of little things not quite working out right. I’ve been feeling very unsettled and frustrated. I’m…out of sorts. I’m suddenly very aware of turning 40.…

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Top 5: Eco-Swaps 2020

I dedicated December to Gift Guides so it’s been a minute since you got a new Top 5 list. Let’s get back into it! Many people have “be more green” or “be more eco-conscious” on their New Year’s Resolution lists. It’s easy to have lofty goals but it starts small. Simple ways that add up…

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Winter Homeschooling

My home educator peeps know what’s up when I say Winter homeschooling is vastly different than the other Seasons. There’s always a point where it feels like Winter will never end, that you’ll be trapped inside forever, and cabin fever will take absolute hold. If you live in The Great White North, Winter can feel…

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Wheel Of The Year

I thought I’d sit down and bang out a quick post about the last decade. I thought it would be easy. As I started reflecting on the last ten years I began to ask myself a lot of questions. One that’s really rolling around in my mind is what success really means to me? What…

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Books on Our Shelf For National Family Literacy Day

If you know me, you know I love reading. All kinds of reading too, whether it be poems, short stories, blogs, novels, graphic novels, comics, or magazines! I love stories, but I also love information. I’m definitely the type to (accidentally) get stuck in a Wikipedia spiral for an hour just reading up on cases…

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A Resolution

Oh damn! Did you need to read that? I sure did. I was on a search for great quotes and stumbled upon this one by Erica Jong. She just called me right out! It’s the beginning of a new year. The beginning of a new decade. I wouldn’t say I squandered my time, but I…

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Gift Guide: The Resolution One

It’s a little late for holiday shopping now but a New Year, hell, a new Decade is around the corner. In a couple weeks, after too many gingerbread cookies, and too many just the right amount of dinner rolls, and not enough days off work, the whisper of resolutions will begin to float on the…

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Gift Guide: The Last Minute One

Okay, you messed up! We’re down to the wire here and the shops are packed wall to wall with all of the chumps who loath shopping but annually choose to save it until the last minute. These same people will choose to take this out on every retail employee they come across so please be…

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Gift Guide: The Green One

Something They Want *Pure Anada’s Zero-Waste Maven gift set is a great starting point for anyone who wants to start the new year on the right foot! We, personally use beeswax wraps, mason jars, reusable straws, and that BNTO mason jar insert in our own kitchen, so I love this set! Someone get it and…

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