Monthly Archives: April 2010

high heeled girl

(taken with Stephen’s iPhone) P.S. Don’t mind the junk in the background. I’m preparing for a garage sale

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Spring Photo Session

What: Mommy’s fave photo session When: Every year when the azaleas are in bloom Where: 16th Street Why: Because these make the best photos!!!! *For last year’s session check it out  here   and we’re done!

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at-home spa saturday {cucumber toner}

1/2 cucumber, cut into 1-inch chunks (don’t peel or seed) 3 T witch hazel Puree cucumber in blender or food processor until liquified. Strain through fine mesh, reserving cucumber juice and disposing of pulp and seeds. Mix witch hazel and … Continue reading

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28th Annual Red Bud Classic

Sunday I ran the 5K in the 28th Annual Red Bud Classic. The race is held in the Nichols Hills area so there was lots of outdoor eye candy during the run. However, I actually enjoyed the flora more than … Continue reading

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Tropicali Green Smoothie!

So I was ready to try my hand at whipping up another new smoothie recipe. This time I drew my inspiration from Happy Foody. So here goes:   Amber’s Tropicali Green Smoothie serving 1+ (for me & a small munchkin … Continue reading

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April Playlist

I thought I’d start posting monthly playlists. I love music and believe songs can be the soundtracks of our lives. So April songs are going to echo simple living, loving, and maybe a little bit of a carefree spirit given … Continue reading

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Tonight Colin asked, “Mommy what’s in your heart?” I replied, “Love.” And he said, “I knew it!”

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Do you need a new wallpaper for your ho-hum computer? Go visit simpleblueprint and download yours for free. Click on their link to view the image. Then right click and select Save Image As. Save to your pictures folder and … Continue reading

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celebrate Easter

We started celebrating Easter on Good Friday with an egg hunt for Resurrection Eggs. Then we sat criss-cross applesauce to learn about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as we opened each egg. The kids seemed to enjoy it … Continue reading

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A fresh breath of Spring

Fall has always been my favorite time of year but something has shifted. I’m really embracing spring this year! Maybe because my word is CHANGE and the plants are bursting forth with change after being dormant during the harsh winter … Continue reading

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