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When the Spark of Madness Lights a Fire

When I announced my new little furniture business a few posts ago, I alluded to a crazy story. Today I shall tell you, before the hilarious details fade from my memory. First, if you aren't in the loop, let me lasso you in. I've flitted from hobby to hobby since recovering from my postpartum depression,… Continue reading When the Spark of Madness Lights a Fire

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The Girl Who Wouldn’t Sleep And How Presents Helped

"WHY WON'T SHE SLEEP?!" We've asked this question more times than we could ever count. And then finally, we found something that worked. Today's post was inspired by  "Sleep Through The Night Presents," a sleep training tactic that literally saved our sanity. I've told several people about it recently. Since they were very interested, I… Continue reading The Girl Who Wouldn’t Sleep And How Presents Helped

Creative Writing

Poem Collaboration With My Daughter; Nurturing Creativity

Today, a random thought crossed my mind: What if Lyla helped me write a poem? She's my talkative, hilarious three and a half year old. The other day I posted Just For Kicks And Giggles, full of funny quotes from my silly gal. She never ceases to crack me up, unless of course she's throwing… Continue reading Poem Collaboration With My Daughter; Nurturing Creativity

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Just for Kicks and Giggles- Quotes from my 3 year old

In my phone I have a note solely for recording my daughter's hilarious statements. I like to read through them when I need a giggle. She's got it allll figured out. A good way to start an honest conversation: "Da truce is, Mom, I mean Mudder..." Of course, sometimes she's brutally honest. Lyla: "Mommy, I… Continue reading Just for Kicks and Giggles- Quotes from my 3 year old

Outdoor Adventures

Photography: A Farewell To Fall

***************************************** Children frolicked in leaves of gold, Heads wreathed in colors bold. The garden gnomes sang a festive song, Here are the words for you to sing along: "Morning frost, Applesauce,  Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-da! Leaves whisper, Air is crisper, Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-dum!  Red berries, Garden fairies,  Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-doo! Golden rays, Shortened days, Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-da! Children prance, Lovers dance,… Continue reading Photography: A Farewell To Fall