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Sunday Thoughts: Be Careful How You Think

Posted by on March 22, 2014 in Spirituality | 22 comments

Sunday Thoughts: Be Careful How You Think

Have you ever noticed that when you say: “Today is a bad day.”, you really start to have a bad day? That you cannot see anything good in that day, and all you see is the negativity around you.

But what happens when you change that? What happens when something bad happens but you don’t let that take over? When you tell yourself that: “Yes this happened, but it doesn’t define my whole day.”

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Random Friday: Cheddar Cheese and Wrap Dresses!

Posted by on March 21, 2014 in Awards | 2 comments

Random Friday: Cheddar Cheese and Wrap Dresses!

I had a great time Tuesday! I relaxed, painted my nails, enjoyed a day of pampering, signed up for another domain name, and just had fun! I didn’t want much for my special day, since everything I would like cannot get right now, and honesty, getting it wouldn’t increase my happiness–so I have to ask myself, do I need it. But who am I kidding, it’s fun to gush over things that you like!

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Life Through My Lens — Week 11

Posted by on March 20, 2014 in Photography | 3 comments

Life Through My Lens — Week 11

Last week, we left off with Linus running away from his two friends, and not sure what to say to either one of them if they caught up to him. But in his time of running, he didn’t know the craziness he was creating….let’s see what happens.

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Musically Monday: Celebrating My Birthday Early!

Posted by on March 17, 2014 in Music | 9 comments

Musically Monday: Celebrating My Birthday Early!

Tuesday, I turn 32, and now that I look at the number on this screen it looks old. Like really?! 32 years old? I still feel like I’m 21 with no clue about the future.  Well I guess I’m 32 with no clue about the future hahaha There is something assuring being older and dancing to the beat of my own drum. So for the next few days, I will take it easy (or try to) and enjoy the time with my family. In the meantime, I cannot leave you without a song that I’m feeling. Here’s something from the big band era with a modern twist! I’ll be back...

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Old School Blogging– This Mama’s Feet Stays On the Ground #thankyouverymuch!

Posted by on March 14, 2014 in Musings | 8 comments

Old School Blogging– This Mama’s Feet Stays On the Ground #thankyouverymuch!

I love a good old school blogging promp, and this is one is just as awesome!  Elaine over at Miss-Elaine-ous Life has another one for us, and I couldn’t wait to dig in.  It’s great fun to do on  a Friday! What is the last thing you watched on TV? Scandal! Actually, it’s the only thing I watch on TV these days. I don’t want to count the children shows—if I do, then it’s Strawberry Shortcake, and Lunar Jim. (Yeah, I know, no comment ) When did you last step outside? What were you doing? That would be earlier today, I went to bring...

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Life Through My Lens Thursday — Week 10

Posted by on March 12, 2014 in Photography | 15 comments

Life Through My Lens Thursday — Week 10

This week on Life Through My Lens, Linus finds himself making a hard decision.

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Blogging A.D.D.

Posted by on March 11, 2014 in Musings | 14 comments

Blogging A.D.D.

Even though I have blogged for a while, I can’t help but notice how quickly my mind switches gears–especially when it comes to blogging. I know I’m not the only one, but I’m going to admit it, I have Bogging A.D.D. 1. Seeing a new design on a fellow blogger’s sites makes me want to change mine. It’s like, I see something nice on someone’s site, and I’m like–OOoohhh, yeah I can totally add that if I just do…. (and you now fill in the blank). What really happens–I do so much...

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Musically Monday: Dude Looks Like A Lady!

Posted by on March 10, 2014 in Music | 4 comments

Musically Monday: Dude Looks Like A Lady!

Happy Monday everyone! I’m feeling particularly in a good mood this morning!  I don’t know if it was the hassle free homeschool morning that I’ve had, or the extra sleep (we all need to get used to the new time).  But what ever it is, I’m smiling and in a great mood! While cleaning around, since I’m in the middle of Spring cleaning, I started humming Aerosmith: Dude Looks Like A Lady. When ever I hear this song, I cannot help but think of Mrs. Doubtfire.  Ya’ll remember that movie?  I know I cannot forget...

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Walking With Blocks

Posted by on March 8, 2014 in Photography, Spirituality | 4 comments

Walking With Blocks

{I used an overlay to give this photo some texture or grit, and I set the opacity to about 30% so that it wasn’t in your face grit} About the Photo— I have undertaken a project in our home that has managed to turn this place up side down! Since LittleZ started to walk, and became more sure of himself, I wanted to make sure that he would be safe in doing so. After finally making some changes for him and Zee to play, while opening up their space, I set him down. The blocks in the toy chest was the first thing he reached for. He can’t...

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Importance of Letting Go

Posted by on March 6, 2014 in Musings, Spirituality | 5 comments

Importance of Letting Go

Earlier this week, we celebrated the beginning of Lent, and of course that means it is a great time to do a lot of reflective thinking, and refocus on the things that are important. Now, when I say the things that are important, I mean not only important to me, but to my family as well and my role in my family. No doubt, you know that I home school, I am a stay at home mom, and that job consists of everything under the sun. There are tons of things that I would love to do just for myself. To focus more on what it is that I want, and the...

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