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Home Sweet Home

We are so happy that we got to bring Owee home from the hospital today! It seems so much longer than one day, and I think it is going to take me a lot longer than one day to catch up on my lack of sleep. But the important thing is that we are...
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Random Thoughts

Do you ever get that feeling that if you slow down and try to relax for too long that some sort of sickness will creep in, just when you let your guard down? That has happened to me twice in the past 2 weeks. The first time happened the day my parents went home...
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Wordless Wednesday


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Thankful Thursday: Happy Holidays Edition

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! And Happy Holidays! And Merry Christmas! And Happy Festivus! I spent my day hanging out with family and shop hopping from Target to Kohl’s to Walmart and finally ending at Martin’s grocery shopping. Six and a half hours of wandering in and out of the crowds and I am exhausted. I...
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Another Birthday at The Nut House

A few weeks ago E Nut celebrated his 7th birthday. I never thought that a 7th birthday would be that big of a deal until my oldest turned 7 a few years ago. We always think of big birthdays being 1st, 5th, 10th, 13th and so on. But when my oldest was turning 7...
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A Cavity-Free Trip to the Dentist!

Today we walked out of the dentist after the 3 big kids got their teeth cleaned and all three are Cavity-Free! This doesn’t happen very often. I think this might actually be the second time ever in the past several years. I feel bad for my oldest son, Wing Nut, he has my teeth....
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Strange Critters Moving in to Your House?

Strange Critters Moving in to Your House?

We have been having a conversation in The Nut House Community about What is the worst critter you’ve ever found in your house? And there are plenty of crazy creepy things that end up in our houses. I have to say that most of them have given me chills and I just might have...
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Our Cub Scouts Raising Money with a Bake Sale

The other day, we went to Lowes. With a few of our Cub Scouts.
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! What a crazy week! We have been settling in to our old routines this week after Wing Nut and E Nut spent 3 weeks in NY with Grammy and Grandpa Nut. It seemed like forever that they were gone, and I am so Thankful that they are home. Although I am...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday! The weekend is almost here 🙂 And that means that my parents are coming for a visit tomorrow. They are staying for a couple of days and then taking Wing Nut and E Nut for their first ever extended vacation to New York! They are so excited, but honestly I am kind...
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Terrible Two’s Tuesday

*Warning, this video contains obnoxious two year old tantrums. And so the Meltdown Hour begins…
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My First Vlog, Owain is Home from the Hospital


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Are You Suffering from Postpartum Depression? How Would You Know?

Postpartum depression is an interesting thing. I have up days and down days. And I have ups and downs and ups and downs mixed into one day. Sometimes I can’t tell if I am down because of PPD or because of the stress of Wee Nut’s Heart Defect. I have come to believe that ...
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