Making Beauty From The Scraps

Making Beauty From The Scraps I should have know that something was up. Through out last week both of my children kept asking to help feed the horses, muck the stalls, clean the barn-anything that gave them some time in the barn. I thought they were enjoying the spring weather or just being out of…

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What is that smell????

What is that smell? That can be a dangerous question. Just by hearing how it is asked is a predictor of if you want to know the answer or not. Was it asked like this: WHAT is THAT SMELL? or What is that SMELL? I would associate the first with a bad outcome. Such as…

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Surviving On Jesus and Dry Shampoo

Sometimes you know it is just gonna be one of those days. It is the end of March, so the weather is very unpredictable. Today it is rainy and dreary. That doesn’t help my motivation level. If anything it makes me want to take a nap. It has been a busy day already, my energy…

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I Love Cleaning Up Messes I Didn’t Make. So I Became A Mom.

I Love Cleaning Up Messes I Didn’t Make. So I Became A Mom. When I first read that I laughed out loud. Sarcasm is some of my favorite humor. But then it hit me. A big part of my day has been doing just that, cleaning up messes I didn’t make. I’m not complaining, it…

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Excuse Me, You Forgot To Wash Your Hands

Excuse me, you forgot to wash your hands. Yep, I’m gonna say it. But I hope it’s not to you. It’s that time of year that everyone is sick with some type of yuck and there are germs everywhere! Going to the grocery store and touching the buggy (yes, buggy- I’m from West Virginia, that…

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Somedays Running Late Is The Only Exercise I Get

According to my husband- if you aren’t early, then you are late. Well then-I AM ALWAYS LATE. He also says that I will be late for my own funeral. I’m not sure if that is possible, but if it is possible, he is probably right (he usually is). Somedays (more like most days) running late…

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Carrots and Chocolate Cake

Did that title say carrots and chocolate cake? Yes, it did. Actually I could have titled it a few different things. Like- Salad and Ice Cream,Kale Chips and Fudge Brownies, Salmon and Bacon. All are things I should be eating and what I really eat instead. Meal planning is very important. Remember that if you…

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HELP!I’m talking and I can’t shut up!

I have a confession to make. I talk to myself. A lot. Sometimes I even answer myself. Sometimes during the day that is the only social interactions that I have. Well, human social interactions that is. My husband works out of town quite a bit. My children are in school most of the day and…

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Ain’t nobody got time for that!

I have always wanted to start a blog. It is one of those things that I have never gotten to cross off of my list. Until now. I am a farm wife, a mama, a daughter, a sister and a friend. Blogger was not a title that I had time to add.I have children to…

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