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ANNUAL PERFORMANCE

Annual Performance Review

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost one year since I completely changed careers. It was the third career change for me in 14 years. I began in sports marketing, jumped to church youth work, and in August of 2015, I set about the task of scaling Mt. Stay-At-Home-Mother. (I’m still climbing.) At my previous […]

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outtakes

The Outtakes

Today was a mess of errands. Hither, there, and yonder. My youngest is potty training, so when we were at home he was naked, and when we went out he was in training pants. We carted the oldest to and from camps, got some groceries, met a guy about a thing, bought stamps and looked for chairs […]

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MOMMY IN

Mommy in Time Out

I deserve a Time Out.  On the stairs. No toys laptop or sewing machine.  The charge?  Rudeness.  Sarcasm.  Shortness of Temper.  Sassiness.  Using my Outside Voice.  Overuse of Giant Sighs of Frustration and the Phrase “Are you KIDDING me right now?!?!?” And I’m pretty sure the verdict was unanimous…I need a major time out. And as soon […]

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DIY Road Map

DIY Road Map Tee Shirt Tutorial and Printable

Father’s Day is just around the corner…. You didn’t forget, did you?  Of course not!  Well, just in case you need another thoughtful gift {maybe one from your kids?}, I have the perfect thing.  It’s a DIY Car Road Map Tee Shirt.  I saw it floating around on Pinterest awhile back, and finally tracked the […]

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HOMEMADE FUN

Homemade Fun for a Homebound Toddler

And just like that, my Macey decided that she wanted to potty train. She doesn’t have a huge vocabulary for a 22-month old, but it is now growing faster than her body.  This kind of decision takes major focus for anyone, much less someone who cannot stand to sit around.  I had a few Spoleto […]

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2016

2016 Summer Bucket List

I don’t know about your Pinterest Feed, but mine has been stocked with summer activities for the Pinterest Perfect Mom lately.  You know, designer BBQ parties for whole neighborhoods {just thrown together, of course}, perfectly constructed lemonade stands, and science-experiment worthy concoctions. And although I may not be crafty/organized/energetic enough to pull any of those […]

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