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Forever Home

I’ve been thinking a lot about home lately. To be perfectly honest, when I moved into this old farmhouse three years ago, I never planned on moving out. Even though I knew it was unlikely that we’d be able to own this place- the house is attached to a very large […]

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Feeling Blue

I haven’t wanted to write lately because I haven’t wanted to be honest with myself about how things are really going. I’ve been repeating “I love my life,” unconsciously to myself, willing it to be true. But it’s been a tough winter, and at times I’ve felt pretty down in […]

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An Inconvenient Life

I’ve been thinking a lot about convenience lately. About all the many things I do, buy and consume in it’s name. Being the parent of a young child, especially in the early years, you feel entitled to certain conveniences because your life is already a lot of work. But something about that outlook often feels wrong […]

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Dreaming of Home

Lately, we’ve been talking about houses. “What! That’s crazy! Why would you ever move!?” you might be thinking. Trust me, the day I moved in here I vowed never to leave of my own free will. But let me explain. Yes, we live in the most beautiful old farmhouse in the […]

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Essential Oils: Natural Cleaning

It’s about to get reeeeeeal nerdy up in here. You ready? Ok, SO. I made the switch over to natural cleaning products quite a few years ago, when I first dove into researching organic foods and how the chemicals in our daily lives affect us long term. The nice stuff was expensive, but […]

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Simple Halloween Decor

I’ve never been one to go overboard for Halloween. Taylor and I usually just spend the evening itself curled up watching Monster’s Inc. and carving pumpkins. But this year, with a little trick-or-treater in tow, and after reading Little Blue Truck’s Halloween every night for the last two weeks, I’m […]