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Each Child is Different

As parents, we try to analyze each child to figure out what makes them work.  My wife and I several months back, viewed several videos on temperament.   238 more words


A Minimalist Season

I have a minimalist state of mind while we are living temporarily with family as we build our house. There isn’t much room for an overly decorative Christmas season this year, so I’m taking it slow and only focusing on the small things that matter. 566 more words

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Ladylike Pursuits: Domestic Creativity & Community Under Threat

Today, I’ve been reading one of my favourite blogs, Adventures In Keeping House, which is written by the amazing Sanne.

It is actually one of the blogs that has inspired me to start That Stepford Gal. 327 more words


A Tart for All Seasons

On busy school nights, I love something that is easy to cook, but has great presentation. This beautiful tart came together quite nicely. The combination of tomatoes, basil, and cheese is tantalizing and is a great dinner choice for the end of fall, before the cold winter months approach. 43 more words

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Missing Home: Dreaming Of Homemaking Once Again

I guess this is an odd thing to admit.

This is what children, especially teenagers whine about. This is what a lot of adults try to avoid. 357 more words


Choosing to Return

Salmon sculptures inlay the floors in swirling eddies of bronze and granite at Sea-Tac Airport. I’ve rushed over these fish many times as I’ve navigated a season of growth and vocational transition in Seattle. 791 more words

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