Tag Archives: love

Valentine Hair Clips–small DIY gift

diy valentine hair clip with felt

I wanted to give several little girls a Valentine that didn’t involve sugar, but that they would like (which ruled out my sugarless prune brownies–I didn’t even like those. Don’t search for the post, you won’t find it). I found … Continue reading

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Children: The Challenge
Watch Your Tone of Voice

Tone of voice learnings from Children the Challenge

How long until school starts? No, not in hours, but for those of you who knew, this post is for you. Well, to tell the truth, I don’t know how many hours until school starts, but this post is really … Continue reading

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A High School Grad
Don’t You Wish You Were ‘1 2 ?!

high school seniors walk onto field for graduation

I’ve been seeing that around lately. I can honestly say I do not wish I were a 2012 high school graduate, but I am really happy with the fact that I have one. Can you pick him out? That’s my … Continue reading

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Cream Filled Cupcakes

valentine

For something homemade, not the same as every day, but easy, you can make your own cream filled cupcakes and afterwards decorate them however you like. First, I just used a cake mix to make cupcakes. Then I used a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Book Recommendation
“Somebody Loves You Mr. Hatch”

somebody loves you mr. hatch book cover

Mr. Hatch is a lonely man who keeps to himself. But when he receives a rather large valentine from an anonymous admirer, he realizes that he is loved, and his view of himself and those around him changes. He feels … Continue reading

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Homemade 100% Whole Wheat Bread

homemade wheat bread on a heart shaped cutting board

Nothing says love like a loaf of homemade bread. Here is the bread recipe I use all the time. (I’m not sure of its origin, though I got it from mother-in-law.) I can’t say whether it’s the best because there … Continue reading

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Older and Younger Kids

When I was a kid, I thought it was a little strange when I found out a friend of mine had older siblings that I didn’t even know about. They were married already. Later I thought that families that had … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation-
My Grandfather’s Blessings, by Rachel Remen

book cover of My Grandfather

Today on my walk I was listening to Rachel Remen’s book My Grandfather’s Blessings. This is actually my second time through it because it is packed with nuggets of wisdom and thoughts that need reflection, more attention that I could … Continue reading

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Slow Down

This is a reminder I need on a daily, perhaps hourly, basis. I’m sharing it in case you need the reminder, too. If you liked this post, you might also like:What About Potty Training?Potty training.  Ugh.  Do you feel the … Continue reading

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Life is Hard

Before my husband and I were married, we had a talk.  We had a lot of talks, but one night I remember a particular talk about those kind of women who are always comparing themselves with others in order to … Continue reading

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