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Bring it On!

Warm days. Cool Nights. Random thunderstorms. The muddy smell of a constantly damp Earth. I love Spring! The past month has given us several warm days with open windows, followed my even more days of cold days, bundled up in coats. This week is not going to be any different. Today was around 70...
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Fun with Phone Photos!

I just downloaded a bunch of photos off of my phone. Most of these I didn’t even remember taking. I love fun surprises 🙂  
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Dance Baby Dance!

We finally got the new Just Dance 2 last weekend. We’ve been having a great time playing Wii and the kids have been playing Wii Fit with me, but most of the active games that we have are 1 player. With Wii Fit, we have to take turns playing. I love the Mario Cart...
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Home Sweet Home

I am 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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Reasons Why I Homeschool: Colonial Williamsburg

In September we went to Colonial Williamsburg for the Homeschool experience they have. There are special workshops and discounts for homschool families in September and then again sometime in the spring I think. If you know how we roll, it shouldn’t surprise you that we missed out on most of the scheduled homeschool activities,...
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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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