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A New Project….

A New Project….

I feel like I am always apologizing for the radio silence around here but really, I am just getting caught up from being out so long.  Work is busy (which is great) and the kids are enjoying the last days of summer vacation.  My Father-In-Law also passed away and so,


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Random Week…..

Random Week…..

How is it Friday already?  This week flew (yet seemed soooo slow at points as my husband was out of town all week).  We capped off the night last night with two other mom’s in the same boat and 7 kids.  I am not sure if we’ll ever be welcome


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Bring on the Weekend…..

Bring on the Weekend…..

It is Friday.  Yay!  This has been one heck of a week…..you too?  My husband has been out of town all week and got home last night.  It’s been hot here….and a cold front finally came through last night.  I am treasurer of our neighborhood home tour and we spent


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Re-Grouping….

Re-Grouping….

Getting back into the swing of things is proving to be a bit overwhelming.  Lots going on here.  First,  thanks for the kind comments and overwhelming emails about my mom.  I want to write you all back….but it may take a bit.  Talk about small world….yesterday my doorbell rang and standing at the


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Peeking in….

Peeking in….

It has been a long week….sorry I’ve been absent. I started the week with a 3 day vegetable juice detox. via It wasn’t pretty.  I lost 7 lbs but I also had a migraine like no other.  Which resulted in a day of this…. Stephanie Rausser via here Except extract


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Back to Reality….

Back to Reality….

Yesterday went something like this. Wake up, feed kids and make lunch, drop Maddie off at school, drop Harry off at school, back to Maddie’s school to pick up carpool packets and sign up for events and committees, pick up Maddie, meet with friends for lunch, ballet/tap class, pick up


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What a Small World…Thanks Pinterest….

What a Small World…Thanks Pinterest….

Do you ever wonder what happens to a house once you and your family have moved on?  We spent our summers growing up in Lake Toxaway, NC.  We would load up the car right after school was out and head to the mountains to escape the summer heat.  We have so


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End of Summer Fun….

End of Summer Fun….

Is everyone enjoying the last days of summer?  The kids and I were in VA visiting my mom again last week and arrived home yesterday.  I survived my first solo flight with them and then my wonderful husband flew in for the weekend and got us home.  Preschool starts for


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Downtime….

Downtime….

We are on vacation this week….. …here is the view from our main room this morning….   I had every intention of posting as usual this week, but the connectivity here is miserable and I am enjoying the downtime with my family.  I will try to pop in and out


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Getting Back in the Swing of Things….

Getting Back in the Swing of Things….

When it rains, it pours, right?  I had to very unexpectedly head out of town on Friday and got home late last night.  My husband  did a great job with the kids, canceled a boatload of meetings at clients yesterday and kept them alive and happy.  But, the house is a mess….the


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