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German Shepherd Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix

Meet Bailey

I’ve wanted a dog for a while, and the kids have even longer. As a single lady I was both very reluctant to add another new responsibility and expense to my life…even though I was also just as attracted to the positive aspects of having a pet – not being alone when the kids are …

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MOVE – An Update on Life

What an amazing whirlwind life has been lately. A year ago October, right before Halloween, I was visiting the Phoenix/Mesa area in partnership with Visit Mesa and Visit Phoenix. We ate tons of good food at lots of different places – Postino (they have a location in Denver, too, which I keep saying would be fantastic for a …

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Thanksgiving Chalkboard Printables


Three years ago I pinned this Thankful Tree from Simply Vintage Girl. I had saved it for the purpose of doing something like this with my kids. It is an attractive, simple decoration for the month of November, but also a great reminder that even though our life is challenging at times our family has …

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A Mother’s Legacy

There’s this quote I’ve seen on Pinterest over and over again over the past few years. Something about good moms having crumbs on the floor and sticky…whatever. I always used to roll my eyes when I saw it and told myself that’s just what messy people say to make themselves feel better. You can be …

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Logan Madeline 2013

Family Life with Together Counts 2013

I had the opportunity to participate in the Together Counts blogger ambassador program again and am thrilled at the opportunity to support and organization that supports family togetherness. Together Counts is a program created by Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation. Their goal is to bring families together to live a balanced, healthy lifestyle – something I’m completely on board …

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