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“Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.” Genesis 1:29 As a Stay at Home Mom Extraordinaire (SAHME) & Domestic CEO, I occasionally redeem my PTO for a few overnights of solitude. [...]

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I am a morning person. There’s an inspiring feeling about getting a fresh 24. I notice a difference in my mood and pep when I beat the sun out of bed. Throughout adulthood, I haven’t been much of a coffee drinker. An occasional cup was exciting, but the aroma didn’t live up to the taste [...]

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It’s been a long time,  I shouldn’t have left you Without a dope blog to step to... I’m back. A corny sense of humor and all. First and foremost I want to give the warmest, loudest, and most sincere THANK YOU to my readers who have kept me in their prayers and have relayed encouraging [...]

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I don't clean my own house. Wait, let me rephrase that. "I employ a fabulous team of three lovely ladies to help me keep my home clean." I have only pride for this fact. Outsourcing occurs everyday in various aspects. People outsource the preparation of their morning cup of joe, carwash attendants help keep vehicles [...]

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Currently, one of my goals is meaningful self-improvement. Everyday I choose to thrive. By this I mean each day I strive to tackle something. Whether it's a new fitness challenge or volunteering more consistently at my children's school, I want to dominate. Photography is something I've always enjoyed. From the days of the winding Kodak [...]

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I love a New Year's Eve celebration. We rang in 2017, with a gathering of family and friends. As we dined, laughed, and reflected; I soaked in how blessed my life truly is. I am grateful to see another year. Likewise, I am so excited to spend more time with my husband. My goals for this [...]

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"Sorry not sorry." This has come to be the ultimate phrase of 2016. As cliché as it might be to use it, it definitely applies to where I have mentally arrived. The journey to medicine is lengthy. Yet, once one reaches attending status everything changes. To be frank, the biggest change is the money. In a [...]

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Medication is my last resort.* My preferred solution to common ailments are natural solutions. A favorite tool to combat headaches, sinus congestion, or allergy symptoms is my trusty neti pot. On the surface nasal irrigation seems flat out strange. Placing a ceramic spout inside one nasal cavity and letting warm purified water mixed with mineral [...]

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Recently my family and I took a trip to Minneapolis, MN. In preparation I looked for great places to visit. Minnehaha Falls Regional Park became destination #1. Nature, family fun, food and lots of walking surrounded by beauty. It's everything. The visit to the falls left me thinking and longing. I am in need of [...]

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Homeownership has tremendous benefits. One of which for me is the newfound speed of unloading groceries. Long gone are the days of bell carts, or in their absences lugging multiple grocery totes up multiple floors. While being queen of my domain is bliss, I have to keep my castle running with the assistance of outside [...]

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