Month: September 2014

In the Waiting Part

I‘m sitting here today with Emma and we are working on all of our subjects in home school. I’m fighting the urge to really allow myself to feel discouraged. I just want to cut loose and wallow in fear and negativity. Seriously, don’t you love […]


Project- Candle Sticks

In getting our house ready for the market, I’ve had a lot of little projects going on. I’ve been painting objects to put in the house. One of my favorites was this set of candle sticks. I’m sure there will be at least one person […]

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How to Paint a Rounded Corner

I live in a home that’s walls have rounded corners. It has always been difficult to change colors from room to room with corners that are round. The problem lies in the fact that there is no straight edge in which to transition colors so […]


Running! 12

Today marks Week 11! After 14 days of no running I finally got out there and ran stage 10. It was tough but I was so happy I did it. I had Steve rooting me on to not quit, so I made it through the […]

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Happy Birthday, Dale!

Today is my dad’s 75th Birthday! Wow! 75 years of getting this done. I feel like 50 is going to be big, I can’t imagine 75 years. Here’s to my pops, man of action, reason, and unrelenting energy! He’s a man that believes in helping […]

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Home Sweet Home

When I wrote that I immediately thought to myself, “What does that mean?” I feel like we are what makes our homes sweet, right? It’s the people and the relationships that engulf a home in sweetness. You could have the most beautiful home in the […]


Showcase- Vickie Killeen!

Today’s showcase is all about my Auntie Vickie! She’s a fabulous artist and ever since I can remember she has been making pretty things. I grew up looking at her art from her amazing handwriting to logos, letterheads, t-shirts, decals, and signs she’s designed for small […]


Running! 11

This week I did not run. There, I said it. I didn’t run, not a single day. I was up each morning by 0700 hours but never left the house. On top of being in the middle of a heat wave this week, I’ve been in […]

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Be Still, My Heart

I had plans to include this in my Saturday Inspiration this morning but I really feel it needs to stand alone. Over the last 22 years I’ve learned so much from raising my daughters. I still learn from them every day. My relationships with them […]

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