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End of Summer {Love}

“Have you quit photography?” I get that question a lot. I never know what to say. I have not quit – how can one quit something that is a passion and continues to be used every day? But I have felt, for some time, that it was time to stop focusing on my own personal…

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Blueberries for Sal {BFIAR}

Although we haven’t officially ‘started school’, we started up our {Before} Five in a Row for the younger girls. As a mom, I love this very-flexible, loving-environment, creative way to preschool through FIAR and include all the girls in the learning experience (although poor Leia did nap during this experience today)… We skipped ahead (one…

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Putting Up.

Everyone in the house is already asleep and I’m sitting here, waiting for the last batch of pressure canned soups to finish up … I’ve just filled out a huge stack of fall fair entry forms for the girls. Do you attend your local fall fair? We have a blast with it every year and…

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Mr. & Mrs.

So many of my blog posts are about my children and yet there is a very important person in my life that is not often talked about … …maybe because we’re still learning at this marriage thing … probably because I feel like we still struggle with a lot of regular-every-day marital issues … perhaps…

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Under Pressure

Right now, there is a sweet, dark haired baby girl resting on my chest after a busy morning bustling about with kitchen chores … the sky outside is grey with the promise of little sunshine … the big, steel pressure canner is simmering on the stove, filled with anticipation of autumn soups that will sustain…

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