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Walt Disney’s Trick or Treat Halloween Album with the Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion side of this album was one of my favorite things as a kid. I remember taking it to school in 2nd grade to share with the class. Which, yes, the teacher played it, but played side A so none of the other kids got nightmares. Narration of Trick or Treat by Ginny Tyler ..
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What Life Was Like: 6 Ancient Diagrams That You Should See – Biblical Early Old Testament

As some of you may recognize these diagrams from our Bible in a Year Audio Series, I wanted to make them available outside of the videos with their references and so you could take a closer look at them at your leisure without trying to enlarge them on YouTube. I found these while looking for ..
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Babies Over 40 – People I Know that Have Beat the Odds – Naturally

We see a lot of celebrities over 40 having children. While some profess a “natural” conception,  these folks also have gobs of money to throw at fertility treatments and who knows how the baby was actually conceived. However, I personally know people who conceived naturally near or over 40 and all of the babies were normal, ..
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Conception Strategy Worksheet for Women Over 35

This sheet is a companion to the article here and is designed to help you make a strategy as to how you want to approach your desire to conceive. I’ve created multiple versions of the sheet. If you want to put it in a Google doc, you can upload the Excel file and convert it and ..
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Babies Over 40 – Making a Strategy

It’s important to address the issues that may be challenges for you outside of your age. Here are some examples of things you should ask yourself that could potentially help or hurt your goals of becoming pregnant. I also have a more comprehensive and printable worksheet here: Am I overweight or underweight? How healthy is my diet? ..
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Babies Over 40 – What are the Odds of Conceiving and Birth Defects?

  As I’m sure you have guessed, the knowledge that I am “past prime birthing age” bothers me. Not only does it make me feel old, it makes me feel insecure. A dozen “what ifs” come to mind. I’m sure you may have felt the same.   A Thought Before you Dig too Deeply Into Statistics: If ..
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Bundles of Love and Babies Over 40 – The Accidental Cougar

If you’re reading this, you’re probably over 40. So am I. I also have a much younger soon-to-be-husband. Not that I’m a deliberate cougar. I never really went for younger men, but he was and is my best friend, which grew into more and I fell in love with him completely. That being said, this is ..
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Why You Should Save Your Paper Cards

I have a little box where I keep all of the love letters, notes, and cards that my boyfriend gives me. Whenever one of my loved ones sends a particularly touching card, I tuck that in there too.   You’d be surprised how those little notes can change your life.   I had a little ..
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Do You Pray for Strangers?

The other day while driving down the road, we were behind a pickup truck that turned left that was absolutely loaded with miscellaneous household goods. Being November in Ohio, it was dark and hard to see. The days never last long enough in winter. So, I found myself breathing a little prayer that whoever is ..
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Vintage Cookies: Pillsbury Gingerbread Sleigh and Cookies Flyer from the 1970s

  I found this in my grandmother’s recipe box and thought it was so lovely and vintage that I had to share it. I have no idea how old this is, but I’m pretty sure it dates back prior to when Pillsbury started making mixes, as all of these recipes are from scratch.     ..
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