Category Archives: Family

Just Right

As I have mentioned before, I’ve spent years now working on simplifying my home and clearing out unneeded items. Marie Kondo says that when you reach your ‘just right’ zone of organization and simplification you’ll know, that you’ll feel it. … Continue reading

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Grateful

Today I feel incredibly grateful for all the small parts of life that make a life whole. Yesterday I was very ill with a bug that took all my strength and left me unable even to speak. Being sick like … Continue reading

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Porch Kitty

Our sweet Porch Kitty passed away this September. We had been fostering her for a year and a half and were in the process of making her our family cat. It was very sad for all of us. We mourned … Continue reading

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Bigger Clothes Box

In our storage closet we keep a bin with clothes that have been given to us that are currently too big for River. Each time we need new clothes for her we look through this box first. It is stocked … Continue reading

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River’s Art Cabinet

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Fairy Acrobatics

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Berry Season

River and I had a great time at the farmers’ market on Sunday. We picked up some blueberries and raspberries. When we got home we made a little raspberry jam. All in all it was a good day.

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