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one last look back to move forward

Aaaaah.  Saturday morning.  Let’s all breathe a collective sigh of relief, shall we? Our niece stayed overnight to give mommy and daddy a break, and she is something else.  Little nut. I’m exhausted, but like most things in life, that’s … Continue reading

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My Calendar: May 2014

April didn’t bring us any showers here in Phoenix, and the flowers happened not in May as promised, but last month.  I actually marveled at the wildflowers on the side of the road en route to work and back every … Continue reading

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My Calendar: April 2014

Cheers to April! Is it finally spring-like where you live? Or are you in a place like us, that’s pretty mild year-round? I hope the weather is being fair to you, no matter where you live! Here is what I’ve … Continue reading

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Looking Back: March 2014

Hey guys! Happy Monday!  I’m going to get right to the point, just wanted to give you the rundown of what happened around here in March, and check in with my 2014 goals.  My most favoritest thing ever. Pfft. Let’s … Continue reading

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My calendar: March 2014

  Oh, March.  You are SO dang demanding! Why couldn’t this month be called “Sit And Gorge On Girl Scout Cookies”? Nope.  It’s March.  A call to forward movement.  Stupid March.  Here’s what’s on the agenda this month: *Our wedding … Continue reading

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Looking Back: February

I know February is a short month, but it seemed even shorter this year! I wanted to do a quick post to look back at the last month and check in with my 2014 goals. That whole accountability thing, you … Continue reading

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My calendar: February 2014

Oh, man. It’s already eight days into February and I’m just now getting to my calendar for this month. Oy. So, yea. Hope that’s not a sign this whole month is going to leave me with whiplash! Here’s what’s going … Continue reading

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my calendar: January 2014

What’s up, yo? How is your new year going so far? Since we were sick on New Year’s Eve, bedtime came at 10 p.m. and we   were well-rested and feeling better on the first of the year.  Which was … Continue reading

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Bring it, 2014!

HAPPY (FOR REAL) NEW YEAR! How was your night? Did you party? Are you hungover? Or did you take it easy and so you feel great today? I’m guessing if it’s New Years Day and you are reading this, you had … Continue reading

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2013 going once, twice…

Happy EARLY New Year!! First things first, this is my 100th post! I am SO FREAKING EXCITED about this! Like, more than anything right now.  Mostly because my biggest 2013 goal was to start a blog and write more and … Continue reading

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oh, hey, december… where did you come from?

Hey there! So, is it just me, or did this December sort of do a ninja style sneak up on us? I have no idea where this year went, let alone November! I’m sure I’ll be saying the same thing … Continue reading

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Phoenix Summit Challenge Supply List

Hey there! We are less than one week away from the Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013, and I’m getting a little nervous.  My hiking partner had to bow out at the last minute, so it is just me.  On my own. … Continue reading

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summer 2013 bucket list

Happy Summer Solstice 2013! To celebrate the season, here are just some of the things on my bucket list for this summer: Not pictured but included on my list: make strawberry shortcake, play in the sprinklers, eat frozen yogurt with … Continue reading

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Planning Our Pumpkin Party: Six Months Out (Part Three)

As you’ve probably figured out by now, our annual Pumpkin Party is a pretty big deal around here.  We start planning the moment our party is over every year by taking notes on what worked and what didn’t.  I always … Continue reading

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Planning Our Pumpkin Party: Six Months Out (Part Two)

Idea time! In my last post, I shared some pictures from Pumpkin Parties past to remember what went right, what went wrong, and what to add.  The next step for my planning process is to collect ideas for this year’s … Continue reading

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finding cheap craft supplies

I’m always on the hunt for inexpensive craft supplies, even when I don’t have a project planned. In my experience, I can usually come up with something to create with the odds and ends I’ve collected. For instance, I recently … Continue reading

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add list making to the list

Driving to work this morning, I found myself lost in thought making a mental list of to-do’s, which led me to think of a to-do list that I needed to make for the upcoming service on my car. I realized … Continue reading

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Here’s what I’m gonna do…

hooray for 2013! Every year when January comes I get all excited to start over fresh and get some stuff done.  I think there’s two different kinds of people in this world: those who admit to making goals for the … Continue reading

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