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With love, Ann

Have you met Ann? Personally, I have not met Ann. I would love to meet Ann one day. It is actually Ann’s human mom you want to know. Ann’s Story Humans like knowing where other humans came from and what their story is, so I wanted to tell you about Ann. Before Ann came to… Read More With love, Ann

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That’s no moon………..

It’s a space station! This was written back when we homeschooled. It is still good information. We are doing energy this week in science and were watching a show on HuluPlus called Powering he Planet. This was about technological concerns limited the adoption of clean, sustainable energy solutions. Today, economic and political issues often represent… Read More That’s no moon………..

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Earthly and Heavenly Fathers

Good Good Father Sometimes God speaks to you in a whisper and sometimes he has to yell at you. I feel that both of my fathers, heavenly and earthly have spent their lives raising their voice to get my attention. Twice this week, actually two days in a row I was asked questions that centered… Read More Earthly and Heavenly Fathers

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I am not broken, I am OK

Life falling into place The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole life fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly. This life likes to push us to our limits, most of the time we come through better for the experience. Sometimes we fall into a black abyss… Read More I am not broken, I am OK

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5 Love Languages

Title: The 5 Love Languages: the Secret to Love that Lasts Author: Gary Chapman Genre: self-help Publisher: Northfield Publishing Release Date: December 11, 2014 Format: Paperback Pages: 209 Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom… Read More 5 Love Languages

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Public to Home to Public Schooling

Public, Private, Homeschool This has been written over the course of a few years. I am a mother of three children; 25, 19, & 14. We have been through public and private schooling with our children. Our 19-year-old went through the local public high school, she now attends Webster University. We took a year off the… Read More Public to Home to Public Schooling

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The bible may be old, but it works. That is what my pastor says. Ecclesiastes third chapter is titled Everything in God’s Own Time. “Everything has its own time, and there is a specific time for every activity under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and… Read More Ecclesiastes

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Simple rooms

Master Bathroom It took a big event in my life to get an en-suite. I am still making it my oasis, but that will require a reciprocating saw, tile, and adding my space to the room. But I needed to clean out the cabinet and make it work for now. It is simple and clean and I… Read More Simple rooms

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Memory vault

Memory Vault We are still in this process of KonMari, this is about the attic. Attics are where memory go to hibernate and possibly die. Honestly, do you go up there and sit up there daily and relive the memories that are in those boxes? No, of course, you don’t. Mostly because the attic is either… Read More Memory vault

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8 Things No Kid Should Leave Home Without

Busy Life Life has been busy, to say the least. Job changes, kids moving out of the house, and just living life. We go every week to church to volunteer my time, and I am involved with small groups. Our pastor believes life begins in small groups! How else are you suppose to get to… Read More 8 Things No Kid Should Leave Home Without