Author Archives: Christie

Things I’m Loving This Week

Just thought I would do a quick post about a few things I am absolutely loving this week! The first things are the ones that are growing in my backyard… 1.  Apples growing on our apple tree. Just so you … Continue reading

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A Hike, a Birthday, and a Cake to Be Remembered

This past weekend was my birthday. I turned 34! I have no problem sharing that information with you because I still quite often get mistaken for a teenager. It’s true. Every time I buy a can of spray paint I … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Oh for the Love of Paperwork

Adoption is not for the faint hearted. Just to be approved to adopt takes a lot of time, money and endurance. Lots of research has gone into simply searching for an agency, and finding one that will accept waiting families. … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of This and That

The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and warm weather seems to be here to stay. These last few weeks have just flown by. Looking at the calendar today, I can’t believe that May is almost over. In just a … Continue reading

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What’s For Dinner…? #22 (Gluten Free Dinner Plan)

Have I mentioned that I love simple meals? I love Summer meals because I can get away with making salads for a main dish and my husband is okay with that. I love using the grill and not heating up … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Chicken Caesar Salad

Do you love simple meals? Meals that take little effort and few ingredients to put together? I know I do. And if you’re like me, then this meal is for you. Summer is coming, at least I hope it is … Continue reading

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Thrifty Summer Fun for Toddlers and Kids

This past week I was excited to have one whole week of warmer weather. It was so nice to not hear the furnace running, and instead have windows open. One of my favorite things about our home is that we … Continue reading

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What’s For Dinner…? #21 (Gluten Free Menu Plan)

This week was an exciting grocery shopping week for me. Aldi had a special buy of Gluten Free items. I admit. I was tempted to buy all of them, but I refrained. Typically I make a lot from scratch and … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need to Stop & Play with Play Dough

Ever have one of those busy, non-stop week’s? Ever wonder if life will ever slow down? I have resolved that life never really does slow down, but that I need to be purposeful about creating slower moments. Friday is one … Continue reading

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What’s For Dinner…? #20 (A Gluten Free Menu Plan)

It’s been a few weeks since I last posted our weekly dinner plan. The last few weeks have been crazy to say the least. I am drained! Completely wiped out. And that’s okay. We have had a great couple of … Continue reading

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