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Well…. Guess What – Pregnancy or Perimenopause?

Here we are, 8 months after my last post on this subject. I’ve pretty much stuck to my plan of low effort and just making healthy changes in my lifestyle that needed to happen anyway. I’ve been in the midst of planning a wedding and honeymoon. I was a bit concerned over the close proximity of ..
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Free Castle Graphics

Here are a few free graphics that I made while I was working on our wedding invitations. These are free to use for non-commercial purposes.     Save

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Disney Pressed Pennies

If you have visited many blogs, you’ve probably seen the many posts about Disney Pressed Pennies as one of the best valued souveniers.   Most recommend using the M&Ms mini containers as holders for the pennies, This is pre-pressing, though a few will fit inside afterward, they certainly won’t fit as many as they do ..
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Pretty Abandoned Places – Mountain Home in Paw Paw

This beautiful old two story home is located on in Paw Paw, West Virginia on a mountainous stretch of Bloomery Pike. There’s evidence of a couple small outbuildings and it is across the road from another, similar abandoned home that is mostly fallen down with a barn that sits directly at the foot of the ..
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Will a Quad Fit in the Back of a Mini Van?

The short answer is: It depends on the mini van. We’ve put this Yamaha Raptor 700R in a 2015 Dodge Caravan.   You will need to check your interior dimensions before attempting and you may need to remove the handlebars to make it fit. You’ll definitely needs something that has seats that fold into the ..
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The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, VA

I’ve been to a lot of town festivals, but I have to say that Winchester knows how to do it right. The Apple Blossom Festival is a two week ordeal held in the city of historic Winchester, VA. The festival is packed full of tons of activities and gatherings, including ladies and stag luncheons, parades, ..
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George Washington Hotel in Winchester, VA

I’m really not much one for wanting a wedding in a hotel, simply because most event rooms feel like a business meeting. However, the George Washington is anything but ordinary.   With a swimming pool and hot tub like this, you can definitely see that you have stumbled onto something very special.   Gorgeous touches ..
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Free Stuff for Brides 2016 with No Purchase Required (Successes)

There are some great things available for new brides and grooms, everything from apps to actual physical free stuff. If you are not a new bride or bride to be, please do not be dishonest with these companies and their generation gifts to people celebrating this special event.   In most cases, you have to register for ..
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8 Dollar Store DIY Crafts that Make AWESOME Gifts

1. Sock Sheep! Cuddly and Adorable! This sock sheep from Craft Passions is easier than he looks and Joanne provides step by step clear instructions on how to make him (or her).   2. A Bandana Pillow A bandana pillow is perfect for Boho decor and available in LOTS of colors – even camo! You ..
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Found Objects – The Rustic Wedding Deer

Today we went to get free Starbucks with a coupon that Stephen got for his birthday from Starbucks (this is why I really do love Starbucks, they are good to their customers). Starbucks is right next to both Michael’s and World Market, two of my favorite places. I walked into World Market and took my ..
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