When Winter Came Early [What I Wore]

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Last week, an arctic blast came blowing through the Midwest, replacing our beautiful fall weather with some early winter weather. I experimented with wearing my scarves as vests this week, and I was really pleased with the result – just another way to add some variety to a simple wardrobe!… Read More »

27 Days of Thanksgiving: Day Twenty

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Today, I’m thankful for the individuals who love on my kids each week at church. There are some incredibly special people in our lives – the people who have blessed us with the gift of their service in the children’s departments at our church. Each and every week these individuals… Read More »

Creating a Simple Winter Gear Drying Station

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We had our first snowfall of the year last week, and the kids were all anxious to get outside to play in the snow. After they went outside, I realized that I didn’t have a winter gear drying station. In years past, we’ve used our garage as an “undressing” area, laying… Read More »

27 Days of Thanksgiving: Day Sixteen

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I’m thankful for my van. I might only live across the street from our church, but it’s a busy street and crossing it with three kids in tow can be a challenge and/or somewhat scary – especially when the weather is uncooperative and/or it’s dark outside. [My husband refers to… Read More »

27 Days of Thanksgiving: Day Fourteen

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I’m thankful for a warm house on cold days. With the arctic blast that has descended on the Midwest this week, our temperatures have gone from mid-to-upper 50s down to the mid-to-upper 20s. Even the kids have commented that “it’s really cold outside!” I’m thankful that we have a warm… Read More »