Monthly Archives: January 2012

freelance work: sip-t

I am still the kind of freelance writer who gets paid in resume filler instead of dolla-dollas (money).  But, writing is my passion.  I use this blog as a platform for refining my craft and an outlet for expression.  I … Continue reading

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a blessing for today

Today may there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts … Continue reading

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purrfect play: the best for your pet (review & giveaway)

They say that a human year is the equivalent of seven dog years.  If I plug the numbers in correctly and do a bit of mental math, that means our old boy, Tucker, is indeed just that.  Old.  He’ll be … Continue reading

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stripping cloth diapers in a front loader

I have been cloth diapering since Beckett was a wee one and thought I had things figured out. I have found the diapers I like, my local source for everything cloth diaper, the detergent that works for our washer and … Continue reading

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a giving heart

A few weeks ago, Beckett found a scarf at the consignment store that she loved.  It was pink, frilly and sparkly – three things she adores.  I told her that she could buy it with her own money if she … Continue reading

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bottle baby: green sprouts (review & giveaway)

This was a post that I had not intended to write for at least a few more months, but, oddly enough, I could have written it long ago.  My intention throughout my pregnancy with Camden and even after her birth … Continue reading

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organic farming: sustainable & doing it right

A great research-based article about organic vs conventional farming and how organic is sustainable and affordable in the long term.  I love it when the numbers all add up.  Enjoy! http://www.thestarphoenix.com/business/Study+debunks+myths+organic+farms/5462520/story.html

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giveaway update

I had so many plans for the last three months.  They involved plenty of sleep, easy-peasy transitions to running errands with TWO small children overlooking the fact that I can hardly handle one, a massive stocking to be knit and … Continue reading

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honeybee gardens: a natural beauty (review & giveaway)

I am pretty low maintenance as far as beautifying goes.  My makeup shelf is very small portion of our medicine cabinet and contains only three items: mascara for everyday use, a foundation/moisturizer/sunscreen combo for dry, blotchy skin that works yearround … Continue reading

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