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Fall Bucket List

**In keeping with tradition, I’m about three weeks late to this fall bucket list post.  I did write it a while ago and then kept waiting to take the perfect “blog worthy” pictures which never happened.  This weekend we crossed a few items off the list and I realized I really needed to get this… Read More Fall Bucket List

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Celebrating the Harvest with Gaining Ground

During Don’s orientation week, his class was divided into groups for a project that included community service and a presentation based on the organization they worked with. Don’s group was assigned to Gaining Ground in Concord, and their presentation was about food insecurity- not having access to sufficient quantities of affordable or nutritious food.  According… Read More Celebrating the Harvest with Gaining Ground

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Visitors and Easter

Happy April! Last year we celebrated Easter in North Carolina where E and I were able to wear our spring dresses without being cold. This year we had a chance of freezing rain in Missouri on Easter morning and this past Sunday it snowed!  In the spirit of being behind the curve when it comes… Read More Visitors and Easter

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2018 Goals

I’m back!  Let’s ignore the fact that I’m a week behind on the “2018 goals” post because the holidays + husband’s leave + no childcare means that last week was go,go,go for us! I was going to write a 2017 recap, but I realized the theme of last year was me slacking on taking pictures,… Read More 2018 Goals