Monthly Archives: January 2011

Organization & Decoration, Craft Day, and Belly Photo…

Step one in the girl’s room: Rearranging furniture and moving Molly into a toddler bed! Success! We moved the other twin bed we had upstairs with River’s to make the bunks (to clear out the room downstairs for Thomas). They … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Preparations…

Since yesterday was a horrific kind of day for me emotionally and mothering-wise I needed to do something to make up for it. So, I took the opportunity to do a craft with my girls (mostly River) and prepare for … Continue reading

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RIP Suzuki Esteem…

Since everyone keeps asking what happened, and I’m kind of growing weary of telling everyone I will write it down here for all ya’ll. Thursday night I went to a couponing class to figure out how to save money on … Continue reading

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Girl’s Room Redecorating Preview and Baby Update…

Well, today I finally had the car and a little time in the morning to go check out Savers. This is our secondhand store that has 50% off certain colors of tags on any given day. (Better than the DI … Continue reading

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Halfway, and a Sewing Request…

Today I am half way done with my pregnancy! (More than likely I am a little past half way.) But, it’s still a great milestone! I’ve started to come up with some projects I want to do before baby arrives…mostly … Continue reading

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The End of the Storage Project…

I wanted to share the results of my recent storage room project. (Packing away all our clothing that was in diaper boxes into vacuum storage bags to save space!) This is what it looks like now: I was able to … Continue reading

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Weekly Plans…

Winter is my arch enemy. I hate that I feel so cabin feverish by March. This year I am determined to have no (or very few) cabin fever moments of panic. So, this is one of the things I have … Continue reading

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Cleaning Day…

I’m sure you all read the title and thought, “Oh fun, cleaning…not!” Well, I am about to confess to you something I am {almost} ashamed of…. I LOVE to clean! Organization is my fondest hobby! When my world is organized … Continue reading

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Baby Bump Photo and Update…

Just wanted to show you all the newest baby bump photo: Pardon the jacket making it hard to see it…but, it’s there. And, I am feeling much better than I was up until the first week of December. Food is … Continue reading

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Repurposing Worn Out Children’s Books…

The Story: Back in my first year of college (2004-05) I was in a communication’s class that required a service project in the community. I was working at an elementary school at the time and came up with the idea … Continue reading

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