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Why traditions matter more than Pinterest {101 Days of Christmas}

With less than 100 days until Christmas, the craziness of Pinterest at the holidays will soon be a reality. While I love Pinterest — and love Christmas (obviously!) — I am not a fan of “keeping up with the Joneses” or giving in to the pressure of expectations. At any time, really, but especially at the holidays. […]

DIY Photo Keychains

DIY photo keychains {101 Days of Christmas}

It has been many, many, many years since I’ve had a set of keys that were “mine”. For a long time we were a one-car family, and even though we have two cars now, we tend to just grab whichever keys are on the hook rather than having designated sets. When I decided to make photo […]

Happy 7th Birthday

Weekend Reading: September 20, 2014

From Instagram: Happy birthday to the sweetest, happiest, most loving 7 year old I know! It’s birthday season in our family: two birthdays down, two more to go! Our middle daughter turned 7 on Wednesday, celebrating with chocolate chip muffin cake for breakfast. She is our quirky child, boasting a wild imagination, a silly streak that […]