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August, September and October

Life has been crazy around here. I’ve been busy working on my business, mainly the printables download shop, as the printable membership site. But in other more personal news, here’s what’s been happening. We bought a house! This has been the overwhelming thing in our lives right now. We’re doing […]

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Summer So Far + A Blog Break

Three weeks into my son’s official summer vacation, and here’s what we’ve been up to. Some painting: that’s actually I painting I made for him, and he helped finished off the last few bits. Thrifting, of course. Spending time with friends, eating all the things Checking out the Tour de […]

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There’s a First Time for Everything

 We took Kieran ice-skating for the first time yesterday, and it prompted this memory of my first experience 10 years ago. This post first appeared on Callaloo Soup in 2006. And last night was the first time I went ice skating. Since we’re broke, we planned to have a low […]

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Slow Living Our Way

As we speed towards the Holiday season (some would say we’re already there), I feel myself wanting to be more mindful and to practice Slow Living even more. What is Slow Living? Slow Living means structuring your life around meaning and fulfillment. Similar to “voluntary simplicity” and “downshifting,” it emphasizes […]

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