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Picture Me Here

I hate getting my picture taken. I never think I look cute enough or thin enough or put-together enough.  Even though I am a nostalgic person by nature, I tend to avoid the picture capturing lens.  Before I had my son, nearly every picture in my phone was of my cat.  No shame here.  Cat […]

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The Library

The Library: More than Just Books!

I’ve had a love affair with the library for as long as I can remember.  I’ve always been a bookworm, but I also love borrowing music and movies, learning something new, or just using the space as a quiet place to catch up on celebrity gossip magazines.  My friends, I want you to fall in love, […]

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share a love for reading with raise a reader program

Fostering a Love of Reading with “Raise a Reader”

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Jefferson County Public Library for providing this wonderful opportunity to experience their Raise a Reader program firsthand! I know I’m risking sounding like a broken record here, but I LOVE the library!  My son loves the library too.  Typically when I ask him if he wants to go to story time, he […]

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archways to opportunity

The Golden Arches Run In The Family

We are so thankful for our sponsors at McDonald’s for providing this inspiring story of a second generation owner/operator and introducing us to their Archways to Opportunity program.Lauren Boselli-Addy knew from a young age, 8-years-old to be exact, that working at McDonald’s was something she always enjoyed. Lauren is a second-generation McDonald’s owner/operator in the […]

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Behind Every Good Mom is a Man Who Does the Dishes

Behind Every Good Mom is a Man Who Does the Dishes

There is nothing I hate more than waking up to a sink full of dirty dishes. It sets the tone for the whole day and it’s almost as if the dishes are mocking me when I come down the stairs and see them sitting there waiting to be cleaned. “Oh you need a knife to […]

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On Being a One-Car Family

For the entire length of our married life so far (7.5 years), we have been a one-car family. It just happened to work that way. We were co-workers for the first few years of marriage, and when we moved to Colorado, we were always close enough to my husband Tim’s school/work (same place) for him […]

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