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I am Not as Strong as I appear. I enjoy weakness from time to time. We are a homeschooling, special needs family of 6. My 4th son has a Congenital Heart defect, and my oldest has ADHD. I am a survivor of Adultery and mental abuse. I learned that you never really know someone until you are strong enough to stand up and walk away. I love and protect my children, with everything I have. My life might seem unbelievable, but I couldn't make this shit up if I tried! Stick around & let's get to know each other.

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New Lighting in the Addition!

We opened up the addition last year in June. It wasn’t done, but it was done enough to move in. The kids had their rooms painted, but no base boards, the light fixtures were the cheap utility lights that are meant for the attic or basement. The closets were not finished, with no doors or trim around the frame.

The rooms were painted, the outlets were covered and the kids were moving in. My office and the new playroom were not finished either, and neither was the back entryway, but after working on building it for over 2 years, we had to move in and start enjoying it.

So the wall came down and we moved the kids up. After that we settled in and took time off from the constant working on getting it done and kicked back to enjoy what we built.

After the kids moved in we took time off from working on it.

And then we got our taxes!

We thought about doing the baseboards and the closets,  but we decided on some vinyl flooring in the kids bathroom and lighting for the entire addition…minus the bathrooms which are not even close to being done.

Last weekend we went to Lowes for flooring, and ended up buying 9 new ceiling lights. This weekend we moved 2 lights and installed all 9 of the new ones.

They look so fabulous! It is amazing how different the lighting in the house looks now that the harsh, bare light bulbs have been replaced with real light fixtures. Not only is the light amazing, but it feel so much nicer. It is like our house just got a make over. Every time I walk into a room with new lighting, I feel like having a party.

We couldn’t have a party tonight, the kids played Wii. That is about as close to party as we get around here.

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