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The Best Years

The Best Years

Last week I posted this picture in my post about our Thanksgiving… …and someone commented that they loved my plates. Which made me laugh hysterically for about 20 minutes. And then I called a girlfriend who knew the backstory about those plates and we laughed for another 20 minutes. And …

The Hardest Part of Kindergarten

The Hardest Part of Kindergarten

I was somewhat prepared for Bean starting kindergarten this year.  I read a few articles about it online, talked to some friends …

Marriage, Money, and Mario

Marriage, Money, and Mario

On Friday night, we had a movie night with our kids, which has become our weekly tradition.  We had a lot of …

Small Moments, Big Love

Small Moments, Big Love

There hasn’t really been much blog-worthy stuff happening on the home-front lately.  Life has just kind of been creeping along.  And, I …

I Try Not to Rant, But…

I Try Not to Rant, But…

Normally, I try not to use this blog to make unproductive rants about my husband or family.  True, I complain a fair …

Learning Through Listening

Learning Through Listening

One of the areas I have been trying to work on in my marriage has been truly listening to Chris and then …

Closing My Mouth and Opening My Ears

Closing My Mouth and Opening My Ears

I’m trying something new lately.  It’s pretty radical.  I’m almost embarrassed to say it because it’s just so OUT THERE. I’ve been …

At the End of the Day

At the End of the Day

At the end of the day, Chris and I are drained. Work has taken a ton out of me. If I go …