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Marital Gluesday: Saturday Cartoons and Legos

On Saturdays when I was growing up, I could be certain of two things: Saturday morning cartoons and building Lego houses.  I would spend many hours on the living room floor crouched over a pile of Legos with cartoons playing in front of me but my mind designing homes for the little people with removable heads.  I’d […]

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Marital Gluesday: What To Do When Your Spouse Wants a Say in the Decorating

Growing up, my dad built houses (he’s a carpenter) and my mom was an avid decorator.  In 1995, my parents bought a house from an Amish family that had no electricity or plumbing.  My dad modernized the house before we moved in and then for the next ten years, I lived in a constant state […]

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Monthly Chalk: Valentine’s Vows

In order to save money and limit the amount of items we have in storage, we rarely buy seasonal decor. Christmas is another story, but other than that, we don’t have special items for Easter, Fourth of July, Halloween, or Thanksgiving. However, because of our giant chalkboard, I am able to show our home some […]

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A Not So Cookie-Cutter Christmas Tree

You better believe that the day after we celebrated Thanksgiving, I was lugging our Christmas decorations out of storage and blasting the Christmas music so loud God could probably hear it up in Heaven. There is no time of the year I love more than Christmas time. I try to suck out every last drop […]

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Marital Glue: A Bucket List Full of Celebrities

Hee. Hoo. Hee. Hoo. Hee. Hoo. Oh, hi! What am I doing, you ask? I’m semi-hyperventilating, semi-breathing-like-a-woman-in-labor. Why, you ask? Man, you are full of questions. Well, I’m about to share with you one of the best moments of my life! Okay, well that might be stretching it, but it is definitely hyperventilate-worthy stuff I’m […]

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