Author Archives: Chris

Be a “Yes” Mom!

It has been a busy fall as far as academics go, but a relaxed fall as far as activities go. It’s been nice actually. We are using the Winter Promise Hideaways in History curriculum to do an overview of world … Continue reading

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Cooking School Has Begun!

This post contains affiliate links for products I actually use.  When we were chatting in December about getting back to our school work, my big girl requested Cooking School. We may watch a LOT of food TV like Chopped, Worst … Continue reading

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A Simple Math Plan

Our back to school had the brakes put on big time yesterday when we started the day with fevers all around and vomiting from my 5 year old. The girls and I seem to have a pretty bad cold. The … Continue reading

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New Beginnings in a New Year

(My Erin Condren Life Planner ready to organize all.the.things in 2016.) This post contains affiliate links. A new year brings so many desires to start new for me. It’s like a clean slate with nothing written yet. The struggle is … Continue reading

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Afternoon Delight with the Farmer

Ahhhh… I had a nice bit of afternoon fun with my favorite farmer. I have been feeling completely left out of all the Farmer’s Wife Quilt-along fun lately but between my parents visiting us for two weeks, a week of … Continue reading

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County Fair Fun

So, I was browsing along Facebook one day and I saw a post from my local county fair about bringing in cakes, pies, cookies and all the fun stuff that gets judged at the fair. I have been meaning to … Continue reading

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Foundation Paper Piecing, Step-by-Step

I gave a little presentation at the Wichita Modern Quilt Guild last night to teach everyone how to foundation paper piece. I know lots of people in the Farmer’s Wife Quilt Along also are interested in learning – so here’s … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt(along)

Hello! Greetings from mommy-land where babies are teething, puppies are being housebroken and sewing time is short. I have gotten some things done though! I’ll address those later. The first thing I want to mention is the Farmer’s Wife Quilt … Continue reading

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31 Days to Clean: Days 6, 7, 8 & 9

I promise, I’m not trying to be a show off or anything by getting ahead. I’m about to be out of town for 2 weeks so I’m trying to get ahead. AND, we *just* finished the kitchen remodeling so I … Continue reading

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31 Days to Clean: Day 5

Priorities, priorities… what are those? I think they all flew out the window the second my little girl was born. SHE became the priority. Absolutely understandable for the first few months I think. But, now that she’s 6 months old … Continue reading

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