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living with just a little less

The weekend is soon upon us (yay!) and we are looking forward to spending a quiet weekend here at home. The teenager is gone on a camping trip, and the little one is done school for the year. Time to stop. And enjoy. Sometimes nothing beats the promise of a few days around the house, enjoying the hard work it takes to make your house a…

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Welcome to a special 2 Post Friday here at IPOM! Holla! *So much fun* Today I've got a guest post up at Cara's amazing blog, Fork and Beans. If you've never had a chance to visit her before now, I highly suggest you do after I tempt you with these delicious cookies (the link is up at the end of the post too!). Today's recipe, here at…

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Welcome to all my regular readers and those joining us specially for the Virtual Vegan Potluck today! I hope you enjoy this stop on the journey through - there are some great contributions out there today so I hope you've got your printer ready...here goes! There is an old saying that wheat is the staff of life. Have you heard this before? I grew up enjoying…

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It's been a busy week so far here - filled with the right mix of family stuff, work stuff, and a whole bunch of other details - like saying goodbye to good friends (and a little crying) and getting out for some quality time with the fresh air! I am never sad after a nice long run in the sunshine...especially with company (my daughter rides her…

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I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend - filled with family, good food, and (maybe) (just a little) sunshine! We enjoyed a few days together and certainly made the most of it: by cleaning out the basement! Well, not the whole weekend was spent this way, but a needed spring-clean was a feel-good way to ring in the season of newness, and clean out some cobwebs…

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Today's post is dedicated to new friends and old, those who support us through all the tough times in life. Those who believe in us, and see something in us that makes them want to hang with us (or just eat our delicious food, I am totally fine with either or both). Friendships are special, as folks are busy and time is tight. Friends kind of make…

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It's snowing/sleeting/spitting here today (ugh!) - a bit hard to swallow after last weeks heavenly sunshine, and even harder to believe after buying myself a new and much needed (flower-printed) hand trowel yesterday and a few (ever cheerful) pansies for my front stoop. Despite all this, I am doing my best to stay cheerful - to look forward - and get ready (this is code…

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