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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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The Day Little Nut Nut Got Stuck in the Basket Ball Hoop

Little Nut Nut was asking for help, but didn't really seem to be upset or worried. He climbed up the pile of snow, through the hoop and couldn't manage to get back down. Lucky for me him he had a nice spot to sit on while I ran into the house to get the camera.

 
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday! The week is almost over and I am feeling good, how about you? This week has been a very productive one at The Nut House. I have managed to find a good amount of motivation to get things done around here. So far I am having a very energized week with very...
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Another Virginia Snow Storm, Another Post Full of Snowy Pictures

Little Nut Nut and E Nut kicking back eating a snowball snack.

This is the storm from last week that kept my public schooler home from Friday to Thursday. Every once in a while a scooper comes along and pushes some snow around. The plow only drove down our street once, many of the streets are 3-4 inches deep with ice, full of pot holes and...
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Happy Valentines Day from The Nut House & CHD Awareness Day 2010

The Nuts get Heart Shaped Valentines Cookies for Breakfast!!

         
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The Worlds Smallest Snow Plower Evah!

The world's smallest snow plow evah!

 
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Wordless Wednesday: What it Takes to Get a Good Picture Around Here


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Yes, it is an Easy Bake Oven!

I love my exersaucer!!

Last month I did one of Mama M’s Five Questions Fridays, one of the questions had to do with favorite childhood toys. My Easy Bake Oven was one of my favorite toys and here is the post that tells all about it. That post started a conversation that started here, spilled over to Twitter...
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Fun Friday Photos – Christmas Vacation

Tunnel to go with tent for kids.

I wanted to get a good picture of the presents that I wrapped from different recycled materials, but I completely forgot. Santa brings presents in Santa paper, and there were presents under the tree from my parents, my brother and from Mr Wall Nut’s dad and Katie. This year, I used a lot of...
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Thankful Thursday New Year Eve Edition 2009

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

We are all saying it “New Year Eve already? Where did the year go?!?” I am right there with you, this year has gone so fast. So many things have happened here at the Nut House, and while we have had some tough times, the good times are always here to hold us up...
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Christmas Tree and Change of Plans

I couldn’t get the Star to stay on top of the tree. It kept falling over like the star on the movie A Christmas Story, when The Old Man insisted that the crooked star was straight. The kids thought it was hilarious! And see how the bottom of the tree has very few ornaments? Life with toddlers, everything is up, up and away.

We normally go out and get out tree the Saturday after Thanksgiving. We drive to the top of the mountain to the tree farm and the kids run around while we pick our tree and cut it down. At home we drink Hot Spiced Cider and snack on popcorn and other yummy treats. We...
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Holy Ton of Snow Batman! This is a Snow Storm the Kids will Never Forget

I am so happy I could burst! I am above my knees in snow and I can't even get to the ground because the snow was getting packed under my feet.

We got hit with the biggest snow storm in over a decade and I am pretty sure that this is the most amount of snow on record for the month of December Evah! I have been complaining about the lack of snow in the Shenandoah Valley for the past 7 years…and my husband has...
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This is how Wee Nut spend last Christmas – Wordless Wednesday

This is how my heart baby spend his first Christmas peacefully napping in his santa suit after a quick snack


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BlogFrog Holiday Challenge – BlogFrog is Donating to The Children’s Hosptial

A couple of weeks ago I told you about the BlogFrog and my community that I have there in this post. I love the BlogFrog and have found so many great bloggers there and have learned so much. Now they are having a “Give the Gift of Community” Holiday Challenge to benefit The Children’s...
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Our Winter Wonderland

A couple of Dogwood trees and a tiny boxwood bush.

We don’t get a lot of snow around here. Many times we wake up in the morning and the temperature has dropped down into the teens overnight, but still, not a lot of snow. It usually takes us longer to find and put together clothes warm enough to play outside in, than the Little...
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Thankful Thursday – Thanksgiving Edition

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thanksgiving! I was planning on doing a week long Thanksgiving edition to Thankful Thursdays but  ended up getting sick and didn’t move from the couch for days unless it was urgent. I am Thankful that I am feeling well enough to make dinner tomorrow and share my Thankful Thoughts, and even more Thankful...
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The Story of the 2nd November Surprise, and She Nut’s 4 Month Check Up

The Story of the 2nd November Surprise, and She Nut’s 4 Month Check Up

Last week I took She Nut in for her 4 month well baby visit. I can’t believe that she is 4 months old already! Her excessive drooling makes me wonder if she is teething already and she is ready to start trying out a bit of rice cereal mixed with breast milk. Yumm! She...
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Five Question Friday

Five Question Friday is hosted by Mama M over at My Little Life. Every week she takes suggestions from her readers and comes up with Five Questions to share and ask others to share their answers too. It always looks like so much fun, so this week I though I would join in. So...
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Pumpkin Patch Hayride and Carving Pumpkins

Pumpkin Patch Hayride and Carving Pumpkins

I just realized that this post is going to be Heavy with pictures. Sometimes I just have a hard time choosing which photos are best to choose, so I choose lots. We went out to a new (to us) pumpkin patch a few weeks ago and the kids had a great time. It was...
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"Let’s Say Thanks" to our Soldiers

Let’s Say Thanks is a website started by Xerox and is partnered with many others including Give2TheTroops, the Rochester Institute of Technology, and the Boys & Girls Club to name just a few. These companies make it easy for you to say “Thank You” to US Troops stationed overseas. Children from all over the...
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Christmas is just around the corner (ask any retailer)

I know it is not even Halloween yet, but I have already seen Christmas items showing up at many different stores.I figure if they are trying to get you to spend money already, I can help you save money before you go out and spend it. If you are the type of person who...
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Simple ways to Save Money on Holiday Wrapping Paper While Going Green

The Holiday budget does not only include gifts, you have to figure out how to wrap all of those presents without going over budget and breaking the bank. By using Recycled materials from throughout the year, you can not only save money, but it is a great way to incorporate Going Green into your...
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Little Nut Nut’s 3rd Birthday and a Birthday Blog Hop

Little Nut Nut has been waiting for a Wall-e Birthday cake since last winter!
He is just in awe of it :)

Today is Jamie’s birthday over at From Memories to Books, Happy Birthday Jamie! Jamie works as an Independent Consultant for Heritage Makers, they turn digital work, such as blogs and photos into scrapbooks. I am loving it and can’t wait to get one for Wee Nut’s story! Jamie’s Blog Hop is that we are...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

This week I am Thankful for Homeschool Field Trips to the Apple Orchard (click first photo to start slideshow) I am Thankful that I got to spend the morning at the Apple Orchard, and I will be Thankful for the help I get making Apple Pies this weekend! As always, I am Thankful for...
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