Month: February 2014

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Happy Frozen Birthday Princess Ella!

My sweet, round faced four year old went and turned five on me this month. Boo. And yay! If you’re a mom you know how I feel. A birthday as significant as five should be celebrated big time , but it’s so hard to believe it’s happened so quickly and comes with a certain amount…

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Five Minute Friday: Small

  Photo taken by Alison Fancher When I am feeling particularly punchy, and silly and surprised by all of the moments and details in my life that revolve around children you will find me proclaiming to anyone listening (usually said children or my husband) that I live in the land of the little people. There…

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Ignore the Mess and Invite Them Anyway!

We recently had some very new friends over for dinner, on a whim, and as it turns out we all had a great time! Go figure (: The kids played well together and the conversation flowed freely.  The pizza was overdone, but it didn’t really matter because when you’re trying to feed five kids at…

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Finding Joy…A Post That Ended up Ironically Being About Groundhog’s Day

As I rolled out of bed one morning late last week I did two things: 1) I vowed to have a good attitude 2) I said a prayer to help me with #1 I was tired and feeling a little bit like Bill Murray in the movie Groundhog Day– you know where he re-lives the same…