Tag Archives: LIfe

Learning to live a simpler lifestyle

Hey Everyone! Lately I have been rather overwhelmed with the constant bombardment of the media and our society propagating the mentality that we need the latest & greatest / biggest & best / needing more all of the time.  I … Continue reading

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Sometimes I have to shake my head

Hey Everyone! The past few days has been full of cooking, baking, an adventure and now sore muscles.  Yesterday I went for a hike, and man there was a lot of people out there, you could totally tell the tourists … Continue reading

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Longing for AutumnĀ 

Hey Everyone! Yesterday had been unseasonably cool, and a bit wet at times.  It has been the perfect day to bake cookies, drink tea, warm some Apple S’mores Scentsy cubes in my Scentsy warmer, work on some knitting, and day … Continue reading

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City Living

Hey Everyone! I am one who does love small town, but as much as you want something, some dreams aren’t supposed to become a reality, and at this point, small town life my be a happy chapter in my younger … Continue reading

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You can put the Country Girl in the City, but……

Hey Everyone! Anyone else feel like they are living in the wrong era? Yeah, I definitely feel like I was born about 60 years too late.  The past few years I have definitely not been thrilled to be living in … Continue reading

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Knowing when it is time to Move On

Hey Everyone! For years really, I have known that where I am, is not where I am supposed to be long term. Now that the job I had had for almost 2.5 years ended, it is really time for me … Continue reading

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Life is Returning to Normal

Hey Everyone! As much fun as it was to have my Aunt and Uncle visit from Canada, they had to head back up north yesterday morning. On their way back home, they were stopping by my oldest cousin’s house, for … Continue reading

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Family Is Here

Hey Everyone! This week, my aunt and uncle have been visiting from Canada, as they do annually.  Tuesday we went to the beach, Thursday I had gone to the Scottish Shop with my Mom and Aunt.  Yesterday (Friday), the power … Continue reading

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Coming to terms with where I Belong

Hey Everyone! This week I have spent some time cooking and baking, and a lot of time knitting.  I finally got the pie of socks I was working on done. I had used 100% Merino Wool that was two strands. … Continue reading

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Getting a new Transformer

Hey Everyone! Today’s excitement was having the power company come out, and replace the transformer on the utility pole outside of the house. The power company had gone around and left paper notices on the doors of houses over the … Continue reading

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