…this week…

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This week has felt more peaceful – the printer is still being painful, sadly, but too much fun stuff has been happening to let it bring me down! We’ve had a productive week of school, there’s been plenty of crafty goodness, and to top it off, we got some glorious rain yesterday that made for a lovely afternoon working on my quilt! My top ten

…31 minutes for 31 days wrap up…

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Along with 31 days of blogging (which I almost managed), in October I tried to include 31 minutes¬†of personal just-for-fun crafting into my day. Like Blogtoberfest, I almost managed it, and I’m ok with where I missed out. The big week where everything fell apart was the week before quilt camp, but besides those four or so days, most days I managed something. I finished

…this week…

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Another week done! It’s been equal parts magic and frustrating, with my computer refusing to talk to my printer and quite a backlog of things needing printing for both homeschool and my EssentiallyBarefoot business. Technology, hey? But it’s easy to get caught up in that sucky spiral, so I’m learning to walk away when it first plays up, and my stress levels drop by a

…blogtober wrap up…

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  Oh October, what a month you were! I ended up missing a week or so of my blog-every-day goal, after my computer died and mucked up my rhythm and my to-do list. BUT it was fun, nonetheless. It was lovely to be back in this space like the good old days. It’s given me momentum to keep up with twice weekly postings, and I

…this week…

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Ah, what a week. We’ve been on school break and it was an absolute delight! Ten things from this week: Reading- The Last Time They Met, but I’m struggling to get a rhythm with it Watching- the kids play with our new puppy Listening to- The Secret Daughter seasonnone soundtrack (and wishlisting season two) Creating- an attitude of gratitude with a few of the thankfulness

…hand stitched travelers notebook…

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As part of my continued effort in revamping my morning routine, I have started writing “morning pages” as a brain dump and a way to get my head in the game. And then I started a 30 day slow childhood challenge that had journaling prompts, so that required another notebook. With my basket suddenly¬† filling up with notebooks, I decided a storage solution was in

…wip wednesday…

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The joy of school break is that I suddenly have all this “free” time that is usually consumed by school. By free time, of course, I mean snatches of 30 seconds where someone isn’t hungry or arguing over bike ownership or losing a Lego piece that is integral to their ongoing survival, so not really free in the way of being master of my own

…bible journaling – current favourites…

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I’ve been trying to get back into the habit of regular bible journaling, with the help of my new morning basket. I’ve been slack this week, however, because on Sunday I took my journaling bible to church to take part in a series of interviews with various members of the congregation on how we read our bible, as part of our celebration of both Reformation

…december daily travellers notebook…

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December Daily, the theory goes, is an every day memory keeping project, each day in December. As good as the theory is, I have both 2015 AND 2016 sitting in my “to finish” pile – whoops!! Once I finished my selfie minibook, I started working on my 2016 December Daily as part of my 31 minutes project. I am verging in on getting it finished,

…this week…

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How is it Sunday again? Ten things from my week: -reading :: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton was a finish this week, and I started The Time Travellers Wife for the 7000th time -listening to :: alternating between acapella pop covers on YouTube, and our burgeoning collection of classical music (we study one composer a week and end up getting our favourites on iTunes)