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  So far my morning has consisted of a taking the children to school, grocery shopping with my littles, doing the budget, garage sale organization, a puking child, and various household chores. This morning I also Fought anxiety. Became easily overwhelmed. And needed to find that inner peace. As I was cleaning the vomit out… Continue reading

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My Ideal Mother’s Day

My ideal Mother’s Day……Picture this…..It’s the morning of Mother’s Day, the birds are singing outside and a gentle breeze is flowing in through my windows. My sweet children have made and delivered me breakfast in bed. The meal is the most delicious food I have ever tasted. My adoring husband is standing there besides our six… Continue reading My Ideal Mother’s Day


How to Have a Frugal Birthday Party

A birthday is a milestone in a child’s life.  Typically birthdays involve gifts and a party.  A birthday can be very costly.  Years ago when we began celebrating our young children’s birthdays, we set no limit on how much we spent. We usually had enough food to feed an army and the money spent on gifts… Continue reading How to Have a Frugal Birthday Party

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Spring time changes

  Spring time in northern Michigan varies day-to-day. Yesterday, was in the lower 40’s and we had snow, sleet, and rain. Today we have bright blue skies and the beautiful sunshine. The snow is finally gone. The snow gear has been washed and put away.  Ski’s and sleds are put up in the barn until… Continue reading Spring time changes