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31 Days to Slow Down & Savour: Day 7 – Get Up Early

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I like me a little peace and quiet – not so conducive to life with young children.

I’m learning that if I am going to have a good day, I need to get up before the kids. There are a couple of reasons for this.

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Trailblazer Bread

A guest post today from the one and only St. James.  If we could live on bread alone – I’d pick this recipe for sure!!!


 Rachel and I met back in 2002 at a summer camp up near Huntsville. This camp is known for many things: great summer memories, sharing the gospel, teaching kids everything from archery to kayaking, model rocketry to dance. Something

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A Fresh Start – Living Room

So, I mentioned yesterday that we were starting our big home organization blitz a la Tsh Oxenreider. The plan, from her book Organized Simplicity  is a 10 day approach to a simpler home. Day 1 we went through each room in our house and looked over all the surfaces for stuff that we could either give away or throw away, and yesterday we started in on the living room.


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May Day, May Day!

Ok, so, it’s really not that urgent. It’s just the last day of May, that’s all. I wanted to make sure you were aware. Also, the last time I blogged was the mid-may day, and if this is the last day of may, then it’s been a long while since I’ve been bloggin’. Been too busy living this life to write about it. Which ain’t so

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Project Simplify – week 3

Hi, remember me?

My names’s Rachel – I used to blog around here.

(life has become slightly busy and filled up with things that will be further explained at a later date)

For now, I will tell you that I did participate in week 3 of Project Simplify and I’m just eeking in under the deadline to link it up with Simple Mom for the giveaway.


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