Monthly Archives: September 2012


Today was our last official day at ChapelNext.  Matt’s no longer on the leadership team there, and we are no longer admins for the CN FB page (for me, that makes this transition real).  We have loved our time here … Continue reading

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Eventful run.

Before I tell you about my eventful run, I want to show you two pictures that I took.  The pictures themselves aren’t great, but I loved the view I had while on my run, so I snapped them anyway.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Candle season!

I love candles.  I don’t burn candles during any time other than fall and, of course, the Christmas season. Yankee Candles are my favorite so far, and the new Pumpkin Buttercream is amazing! I bought one a few weeks ago and it’s … Continue reading

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Cloudy and no rain = outside running

It was not raining today!  It wasn’t even misting today, so I went for a run… outside. Guess what?  It’s rained for an entire week so my fields were just a little muddy. This picture took me twenty seconds (I could … Continue reading

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Rain ≠ outside running

I remember recently asking on FB whether I should run outside or do Insanity one day.  The votes were cast in favor of running outside because the weather was so beautiful.  I agreed because I knew that fall weather was … Continue reading

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Casting my vote.

Earlier this semester the boys and I created a Lapbook from KnowledgeBox Central.  Its theme was the Presidential Election. We researched, cut out things, used Google to find the answers to questions.  Ours isn’t fancy, but it’ll do. I tried … Continue reading

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Legoland Deutschland: Part 2

Such a fun weekend!  We played in the park all day on Friday, with perfect weather and no lines.  Almost every ride we rode was line-free so we could jump off and get right back on.  To utilize our time … Continue reading

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Legoland Deutschland: Part 1

Our travels around Europe have been potentially boring for our boys.  They’ve been troopers as they’ve seen city after city, building after building, WWII site after WWII site. We’re fortunate that we’re raising at least three history buffs who enjoy … Continue reading

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Toddler-proof iPhone case

So maybe this isn’t an actual iPod case, but it’s working for me. My problem started when I occasionally wanted to let Parker hold my iPhone so I could finish a task that needed my attention. He wanted to watch … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, MOM!

I have the most understanding mom in the WORLD!  Her last year’s birthday present hasn’t been delivered yet.  I haven’t even made it yet… that makes me the worst daughter she has! This year’s birthday present can’t be made yet, … Continue reading

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