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So far Julie has created 23 blog entries.

It Works For Me!

These days, everybody has some amount of technology in his or her home. Computers, smart phones, e-book readers, personal gaming devices, and Siri….don’t forget Siri. (Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like

Never Too Old

As I was searching through my writing folder, I came upon something I wrote about this time last year.  It was just a short random piece that I wrote while trying to capture the feelings

Painful Lesson

I know better than to apply certain essential oils undiluted (neat) to my skin. I really do know better. I have read the research, and studied the effects of the constituents when applied topically.  I

Welcome

today is the day... today is the day? Today is the day... Today is the day? Holy Crap.....TODAY IS THE DAY!!!!! I am ripping the band-aid off,  jumping into the deep end, performing

4-H Lozenges

Finally, I get to tell you all about the natural, homemade throat lozenges I made. I set out to make these 3 weeks ago, and I finally got around to the actual making part last

Healthy Homework

Homework!?  I used to hate homework. Yes, you may have noticed that I used the word "hate" right there. (I don't use it often).  I use "hate",  because all my memories of homework are layered

Spring Prep – Stay Away

No, this isn't about lining up our home-school curriculum for the spring. However, now that I think about it, I probably should be putting some energy that direction real soon. (I have been neglecting that

Warning – Part Rant and Part Proud Parent Moment!

In all her years of schooling, kiddo has never had anything less than an A in all her classes. Were we proud of her for those grades? Sure we were proud; those grades showed us,

Not My Circus

"Not my circus...not my monkeys" This is may not be the best parenting advice I can offer up, however, it is some of the most useful. Now, I am not saying that your precious children

The Beginning

A test of my new abilities