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Simply Advent

Last November I almost lost my mind trying to find a doable advent plan for Faye. The crazy came mostly from my own head. It went something like this: “You need to teach your one-and-a-half-year-old everything possible to know about the Christmas story. Order all the books! Read all the blogs! Quick, craft something out […]

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Time Out From Faye

Eyes streaked with tears and hands planted just a touch too high to be on her hips, Faye set her eyes squarely on mine and pointed to the floor. “You need to go to time out, Mama. Sit right there in your shirt.” Yesterday afternoon I pushed Faye too far. The result? I was to […]

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Hope is a Dress and Ankle Boots

I am wearing boots today. Brown leather ankle ones with a cognac colored strap that loops around the top of the boot thrice. By anyone’s estimation this boot was meant for fall, possibly winter. I wear them even though the professionals at The Weather Channel believe this day will approach 96 degrees. But it’s October, folks. So […]