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Decorating for Fall

Marybeth from Alarm Clock Wars here! Fall is my favorite season. I love the cool, crisp weather. I love getting out sweaters and scarves. I love the chilly mornings with a giant cup of hot…

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Preserve Your Carved Pumpkin

My friend Liz, a fellow Real Farmwife, recently told me that she read  if you soak a carved pumpkin in bleach it is supposed to last longer.  I thought this was something that would certainly…

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Fall Gardening and Activities for Kids

Fall is my favorite time of year, hands down.  The weather is pleasant, the colors are turning, thoughts of fall gardening, berry picking and hiking come to mind.  My kids love to be outdoors and…

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To The Mommas Like Me

     Here lately I feel like Facebook has been blowing up with articles about not being the perfect parents. Or, more specifically, not having a perfectly organized and clean home. How parents are choosing…

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There Is A Season

I don’t know about you but every now and then I find myself overwhelmed. With life, with my house, with my laundry, with my dishes, my never ending list of errands, and wrangling my small…

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A Much Needed Outside Retreat

I love to be outside.  I love to listen to the quiet sounds of corn rustling, the wind blowing through the soybean fields and the occasional noise from the hog barn.  I enjoy watching fireflies…

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Decorations That Are Kid Proof

The last few weekends we have been pretty busy at our house. We have been pretty focused on our basement to be exact. I painted it a few winters ago, but that was as far…

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Finding The System That Works

Let’s get real. Life is busy. Way busy. You add a kid or two into the mix and the life you thought was busy suddenly becomes even busier. And you didn’t even know that was…

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Spring Has Sprung

Or at least in Eastern South Dakota it’s trying to! One thing I look forward to every single year is planning out my garden. I always plan it out in the winter time so that…

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The Big Reveal!

  This is so exciting!  For the last week or so, I have been building up to this post on my blog page by taking everyone through our process of adding an addition to our…