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Lent . . . beginning tomorrow . . . Lent begins tomorrow and is the time when Christians pray, fast, and reflect in preparation for Easter. The Christians observance of self-reflection, and oftentimes fasting, during Lent is something I'd never done. I mean, I'd heard of it, understood that Catholics ate Fish on Fridays, but… Continue reading Add something in

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Rabbit Rabbit

  It must be a Midwest thing, specifically a Cincinnati thing, because outside of my husband and Sarah Jessica Parker, I've never heard the tale of 'Rabbit Rabbit'. I'm sure there's a whole sorted tale, but my husband convinced our boys they had to say it as their first words to have good luck for… Continue reading Rabbit Rabbit

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Merry Christmas from my family to yours!

From my family to yours, Merry Christmas 🎄  

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Be Selfish

​I was having a harried morning - two orthodontic appointments, two dentist appointments - and had forgotten to give my son who stresses about the orthodontist Snow Angel, Bikurgrampain medication which was resulting in anxiety and an upset stomach.   I was sick with anxiety. I walked into the pharmacy to get the pain medication,… Continue reading Be Selfish

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Family First!

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you — Thank you!} I often write about, or tag my posts, as Family First! But what this means to me and my family is we put the needs of our whole family and needs… Continue reading Family First!

Bikurgurl · Family · Reading

Tired of Sexually Driven Free Kindle Books? Try some of these!

{affiliate links - thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget -- at no extra cost to you 🙂 } Do you have a Kindle? Looking for 'real' books, but left dismayed by the ridiculous amount of smutty-romance in the Free Kindle Unlimited? My Dotted Leuchtturm 1917 in Green I finally signed… Continue reading Tired of Sexually Driven Free Kindle Books? Try some of these!

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Seattle Sun: Alki Beach 2017

I was not compensated for this unbiased brief overview. My experience is what I'd consider typical based on my many years of traveling and living in Seattle. Living in the Pacific Northwest, USA, the official start of summer doesn't begin until July 4th. As Americans celebrate Independence Day, Pacific Northwesterners also celebrate a sharp break… Continue reading Seattle Sun: Alki Beach 2017