Welcome, Baby Bear!

It’s official, he’s finally here!

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End of Year Homeschooling Reflections

Well, our little one is still happily baking and has not made an appearance yet! So today, I’m spending some time finishing up a few blog posts, organizing summer learning activities for Bundle, baking, and praying for patience!

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SMILE Tag

Hi, everyone!

Ciarra from Ciarralorren created this fabulous new tag called SMILE, and I love the concept! I always strive for this blog to be a place of peace and encouragement … As ciarraloren so eloquently states,

WE are the ones who determine whether or not this is a place of comfort, happiness and joy. So, let’s make it a place we all want to be a part of.”

How true is this?! I’m so happy to be a part of this tag.

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Nesting Mode Update

Well, it’s official…baby is almost here!

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Vacuuming with Essential Oils

Hi, everyone!

Last week I promised a post on how I utilize essential oils when vacuuming to help clean the air in my home and battle some of the beautiful, spring allergens.

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Weekly Brew: Tulips, Art and a Refreshed Soul

March and April have felt like a whirlwind of activity for our family. Anyone else? It seems like even with all of our scheduled events, we barely spent any time together! We purposely set aside this last weekend to do something fun as a family — just Hubby, Bundle and I — before little Baby arrives in a few weeks, and I’m SO glad we did!

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10 More Small Ways to Live Greener

Exactly one year ago today, I published this post about small ways to live a more green lifestyle. Tips on energy reduction, recycling and utilizing indoor plants are just a few of the great ideas included. But with another Earth Day soon approaching, I decided to share ten more small ways to make a positive impact on our planet.

If everyone does even one small thing, it can make a huge difference!

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What’s on Our “Morning Chair” (and why we have one)

Make coffee. Sip coffee. Savor the first few (and possibly only) quiet moments of the day. Then embrace the chaos.

Anyone else?

Our morning routine was…well, not so routine until this last fall.

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Strawberry Banana Bread

Over the last few weeks, Bundle and I have been working through this adorable strawberry themed activity packet for school time. It’s been so fun anticipating spring and strawberry-picking season!

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Our Springtime Library Haul

So my goal was to post about our fun library finds once each month, but with baby on the way, that has proved a bit more difficult than once imagined!

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