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Cinnamon {Love}

A sweet older lady came up to me at church yesterday and, shaking her head,  said “You must be so busy this time of year ….” While I suppose that is a teensy bit true, aren’t we all a little bit busier this season? But somehow, we have managed to stay clear of the crazy,…

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Giving in a {Greedy} Society

  In a world that is consumed with instagram selfies,  personal Facebook status updates, ‘I deserve a break’ mentality and a general North American spoiled lifestyle, how do we keep our children and our families from being sucked into this vicious vortex of selfishness and ungratefulness? Especially … during the holidays … when gifts are…

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Paper {Snowflakes}

It’s Christmas time. It’s magical and wonderful. I love being able to experience Christmas year after year with the girls … it’s wonderful to step aside from a regular day to day schedule and slow things down {yes, we slow down for this season, not speed up}, read Christmas stories together, drink Christmas peppermint tea,…

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a chubby {Delight}

  In the middle of a busy, snowy afternoon {yes, it’s beginning to look at a lot like Christmas around here!}, the girls helped take a few photos of our sweet baby Lavender … one girl held up the comforter, the other made sure she didn’t fall over while she sat like a big bag…

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Lovely {Lotion Bars}

A little easy make-yourself-gift for new mothers, dear friends, old friends and new ones … something to simple to make in the comforts of your own cozy kitchen during a cold Autumn or winter morning … {Moisturizing Lotion Bars} The original recipe can be found here at Bambi’s Nursery of the Nation blog.  {This is…

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