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DITL: Preparing For Our Trip Up North

  Every spring we try to get up north to see family and friends. It's that time of year again and This week is "prep week". Yes it takes a whole week to get this crew ready and the house prepared to set empty for 2 whole weeks. Yesterday I had some paper work to… Continue reading DITL: Preparing For Our Trip Up North

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WOW, You’ve Got Your Hands Full: Kids Close In Age

That is probably the comment I get the most. "You've really got your hands full." The second most common comment I get is, "I don't know how you do it". Do what exactly? They never specify, and I'm not clever enough to have answers on the fly. How do I keep a clean house, get… Continue reading WOW, You’ve Got Your Hands Full: Kids Close In Age

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Delicious Sugar Free Low Carb Chocolate Milk Recipe (kid approved)

About 3 months ago Thomas set out on a low carb journey while on a month long business trip. When he got back we decided we would go low carb sugar free as a family. Thomas has done very well and has only cheated once or twice. The rest of us on the other hand follow… Continue reading Delicious Sugar Free Low Carb Chocolate Milk Recipe (kid approved)

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Is it summer yet? Setting Up The Kiddie Pool

So I am a little upset because I really wanted to add a video to this post but I'm still learning here and it wouldn't download for some reason. *boo-hoo* Anyways, I had promised the kids on Easter we would set up the pool Friday so here it is Friday and at 7:30 this morning… Continue reading Is it summer yet? Setting Up The Kiddie Pool

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How We Were Blessed With a 15 Passenger Van

  This Van has turned out to be a huge blessing to our family in the last 2 1/2 years. When we found ourselves pregnant yet again, expecting another little blessing,  our poor GMC Sierra was already bursting at the seams. Thomas  and I started checking out every possible option knowing that our 4th child was… Continue reading How We Were Blessed With a 15 Passenger Van