Month: June 2012

Where Thrifty Things Come From

A couple weeks ago we took a family trip to see Chris’ grandparents down in Houston. We usually get to see them at least a couple times a year, but this trip had even more importance than usual. Gram and Pawpie, as we lovingly call them, are both in their 90s and are preparing to […]

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Super Awesome Craftsy Giveaway! (CLOSED)

Have you always wished you could learn how to sew, knit, scrapbook, or even just figure out how to use that dusty old sewing machine of yours? Are you swamped with work or kids and don’t know how you’ll ever find the time? Well, my friends, today you’re in luck! If you haven’t already heard, […]

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Living a Life of Meaning

This week I was witness to… My oldest son desperately counting his pennies (they were burning quite a big hole in his pocket)… Amelia reveling in the magic of her toes–that girl will not keep her shoes on in the car! Our family coming together to talk about our values and making them more visible […]

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Life at the Maker Mama House

This last week was filled-to-the-brim with Vacation Bible School, sock kitty making, and construction on the house. Here’s the break down: The kids all participated in VBS this week and I worked as a volunteer–it was a full five days but the kids had a blast (and I was pooped by the end). During the […]

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