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Things Can Get Messy.

The snow swirled briskly outside as four of my daughters joyfully and very excitedly left the house, in a bit of a rush, to spend the day at grampa’s sledding. As the big black truck pulled out of our snow-covered driveway, I picked up Leia, our youngest daughter (for yet another month) and gave her…

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There’s Always Room for Another.

A certain someone is very excited for another baby to join our family this spring … “Mommy, let your baby out,” my three year old says, patting my belly and pulling up my shirt while we snuggle in the late afternoon warmth of the girls’ bedroom. She giggles when the baby kicks her hand and…

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{DIY} Crockpot Soap for your Family

You will enjoy the fruit of your labor. How joyful and prosperous you will be! Psalm 128:2 Things were a little rough and busy over the past few days as three out of the five girls were hit with a stomach virus. We were also in the middle of painting and ripping out carpet, laying…

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On Giving up Me-Time…

The girls and I spent the morning together, cleaning the house, washing the kitchen floor, setting the dining room table with heart-themed treats and red, pink and white heart decorations as we prepared for a homeschooling Valentine’s Day party. I had planned to be a blog post earlier this week with all the fun craft…

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Home, Sweet Home.

It’s been three (or four?) days since we moved … and while it was probably one of the most complicated moves on record {think of moving truck all packed up, movers paid ready to go and finding out nearly 9 hours later that we did not even have a house to go to!} … but…

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