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Baby Steps, They are Not so Easy to Make

For me the New Year is a new type of beginning. THIS New Year is a new type of beginning. I am beginning life without my father. I am glad the Holidays are over. I don’t think I have ever been so miserable in my life. I struggled, with my Mom and my Brother,...
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Vlogging with My Little Owee

A vlog in which I say “for realies, yo” for realz.
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Conquering The Learning Curve and Saying Goodbye to Income

This is the first freelance article I wrote about 5 years ago, back when the Yahoo! Contributor Network was Associated Content and before I started writing for eHow. This was also before I started blogging full time and only wrote a few posts a year randomly. Today is the last day that eHow will...
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Love Hate Super Annoyed

This week has been a hard one for me. The past few days I have had a hard time holding on to happiness. I have found myself thinking in terms of Hate a lot this week. Like, “I hate it when my kids pee all over the floor”, when I normally think, “this is...
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10 Things Tuesday

I had hopes and plans for this week. With 5 sick kids, none of it is getting done. As frustrating as it is, I am OK with it. The 3 big kids have had high fevers since last night and when I thought Owee’s had gone down, it came back. Honey Nut had the...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! After last week’s storm, this beautiful week was just what we needed. Warm weather, open windows, a dry basement and hot water. We are so thankful for all of those things! Tonight I managed to get the kids out the door after dinner for an evening walk, something that I haven’t...
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I Confess

I love the warm weather, but have been missing my super soft and fuzzy favorite sweat pants. I told the kids it was too late for dessert, but really I wanted the last piece of chocolate chunk cake. Yummy! I have to go get more Easter candy. I ate everything I bought today. I...
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Random Thoughts of a CHD Mom

We had an amazing Mended Little Hearts meeting tonight. Our 3 leaders live in different towns and only really get to see each other once a month. It has always made planning for the group a bit difficult. We had a leaders meeting tonight and were able to sit down and talk about our...
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10 Things Tuesday

Here is another 10 Things Tuesday blog hop that is too late to be a blog hop. This of course means that I have failed at at least 2 of my 10 things to do from last week. I suppose since I am late to bed, I need to get this ball rolling and...
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10 Things Tuesday

I know how completely ineffective it is to try to host a blog hop and not get it posted until the end of the day. That doesn’t usually stop me from trying though. I just got off the phone with some great Mended Little Hearts leaders for Virgina and SW Pennsylvania. I love conference...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! I almost let the entire day come and go before I realized that today was Thursdays and I still didn’t post Thankful Thursday. It has been a hard week for me. Sometimes I let things get to me when they shouldn’t. Sometimes I need to step back and accept that I...
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Wordless Wednesday: Me and My Little Owee

Wordless Wednesday: Me and My Little Owee


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Ack! I Have been Diagnosed with a New Syndrome & 10 Things Tuesday

I can tell it is going to be one of those weeks when I it is only Tuesday and already I have no idea what day it is. Then it occurs to me that I am suffering from PDSTS.
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