Back to basics: Create a home that will last generations

New or old, every home has a story.  Every story begins somewhere, and some go back farther than others.  One of the benefits to our recent economy is this: more people are buckling down, staying still, finding contentment with where they are and learning to love the homes they live in. As new construction slows (read more…)

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Outdoor Fun: Farm Visits

Written by contributor Nicole Bennett of Gidget Goes Home. During summer, most of us want to spend as much time as possible outside. We spend time playing, traveling, learning and just hanging out with family and friends all out of doors, enjoying the weather and the sunshine. I love it when getting outside with my (read more…)

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I’m back, in more ways than one.

Hi. I’m back from my maternity leave. I hope you enjoyed those 23 guest posts while I was away from this little place (twenty-three!). I loved everyone’s perspective shared on all kinds of topics, from potty training infants, to why dirt is good for you, to why adopting is such a beautiful thing. I was (read more…)

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Weekend links

Breastfeeding often eliminates the use of one hand while sitting down for a few minutes (or longer…), so that means I’ve been consuming more than producing out in the blog world the past month. Kinda exhausting to type one-handed after awhile. So it’s been fun to get back into actually reading blogs, something I haven’t (read more…)

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Summer Safety Tips: All About Ticks

Katie is on vacation until late July. We’ll have a series of guest contributors filling in, and next up is entomologist NJ Renie.  Today he’s here to talk about ticks. We live in a world chock-full of information about potential health risks. With all the noise it can be difficult, if not maddening, to determine (read more…)

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