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3 Ways to Love Your January House

I’ll be the first to admit I don’t always love–or am even grateful–for my little house. We’re cramped and it’s rare we host a large gathering (though it does happen!). We’ve got a For Sale By Owner sign in the yard right now and a list started because this time we’re really going to do… Continue reading 3 Ways to Love Your January House

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Personality Tests, Surrender, and Dear Mr. Knightley

Why, yes that is a new header and logo. Thank you to my sweet friend Merideth who blesses me with her talent. Lately, I’ve been learning a few things about myself. Back in the spring the Splickety staff used the test at 16Personalities to discuss how different–and alike–we all are. I’ve realized¬†for awhile now (pretty… Continue reading Personality Tests, Surrender, and Dear Mr. Knightley

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Why I’m Terrified of Viruses (and a $10 EPantry Credit!)

Amazing, isn’t it, ¬†how something unseen can bring you to your knees? One dreaded word gets thrown about like parade candy this time of year but with less enthusiasm. Virus. Respiratory. Hand-foot-mouth. And every mother’s nightmare that often appears at 3 a.m. and never quite makes it to the toilet. Stomach virus. Our nightmare with… Continue reading Why I’m Terrified of Viruses (and a $10 EPantry Credit!)