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Battling Cold and Flu Season

You clean. You disinfect. You wash your hands obsessively. Yet somehow cold and flu season hits your house. Here, some basic tips to help you stay ahead of the game when it comes to fighting sickness. read more

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DIY Candles

Candles are warm and bright reminders of the goodness that surrounds us, even when things feel dark and cold. They brighten our birthdays, prayers, dinner parties, and many other special occasions. Here’s our easy and cheap take on creating our own vessels of light. read more

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Date at Eight

Getting out of the house for a date can be tricky. There are schedules to sync, childcare to book, and funds to save for entertainment. Compound those issues with family that lives out of town and a tight household budget and getting out seems impossible. read more

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The Mess Means People Live Here

I’m surrounded by evidence that I have four children. In my house. My car. My garage. Even on my stained clothes. Depending on the day, my inner pendulum swings between embracing the mess and resenting every crumb-maker in my family. read more

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Noticing the Man In Front of Me

In between emails I glanced up from my screen and caught sight of my husband in full conversation on the phone across the table from me. His halfsie reading glasses on, gray around the temples. An aged version of the young man I fell in love with nearly twenty years ago. read more