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{this moment: beautiful flowers}

Inspired by SouleMama {this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I ...
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The List of 5 Minute Fixes to Restore Calm

How do you keep up with the hectic pace of life? Children, marriage, work, activities, cooking, events... there are so many things pulling at your attention and focus. As I've ...
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Do you feel pushed to the edge of blowing up? Are your kids driving you crazy? Check out these 10 ways to calm down before you blow up!

Om Is Where My Heart Is

A few weeks ago I confessed that I was "downward dogging it". Months had passed since I last attended a yoga class and my body, mind and spirit were beginning to feel the ill ...
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Vegan Bruschetta

My family loves bruschetta (pronounced brus-ketta). We could eat this stuff by the platefuls! One of the best things about bruschetta is the health benefits of the tomatoes used in this tasty ...
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Pumpkin Carving

Last night our little family had lots of fun carving pumpkins. We made sure to prepare our workstation really well. We played some music and made an event of it ...
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Words of Wisdom

I have a confession to make... I am a closet quote collector. I love quotations that speak to my heart and challenge my mind. It's amazing how a few small ...
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{this moment: feeding Mignon}

Inspired by SouleMama {this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I ...
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Awesome, Simple, and Clean Collage Activity

I like providing a variety of art activities for my little girl. I believe that like literacy, creativity needs to be fostered. In particular, open-ended art projects are especially important in ...
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Quick and Easy Vegan Cinnamon Buns

I have searched, I have tried, I have found! For months I have been looking for the perfect recipe for vegan cinnamon buns. I wanted something tasty but also something ...
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How to Enjoy Winter… See it Through a Child’s Eyes

I have to admit it. I don't like winter. In fact, I hate it. It was brought to my attention, by one little girl, that maybe the best way to ...
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Random Thoughts After Two Glasses of Wine – Oh That’s All Right!

Here are my latest wine-induced thoughts (and the unpretentious wine review to go with it). I will start this posting with a small disclaimer: Mom and Dad I love you and I ...
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You NEED this recipe in your life! Soft, delicious, melt in your mouth buttery-flavoured, vegan rosemary breadsticks! Better than any restaurant breadsticks!

Really Simple Vegan Rosemary Breadsticks

My family (especially my little girl) loves this recipe. These easy-to-make vegan rosemary breadsticks are scrumptious! You NEED this recipe in your life! These breadsticks are soft, melt in your ...
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Birthday teblecloth: A one-of-a-kind keepsake https://thedeliberatemom.com

The Birthday Tablecloth: A One-of-a-Kind Keepsake

Call me sentimental. Call me nostalgic. I'm notorious for collecting keepsakes which capture moments in time with my little girl. This particular keepsake was a stroke of genius and I'm so ...
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Humbled

It's been a couple days since I opened my heart and wrote the posting, The Day My Paper Shredder Made Me Cry . Within a couple hours of disclosing my innermost, rawest, feelings, my e-mail ...
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The Day My Paper Shredder Made Me Cry

Today I was shredding some documents when the shredder got jammed. As I fought with the papers, I burst into tears. I crumpled to the ground and bawled my eyes out. It's ...
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