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Birth of Rachel Elizabeth

Let me preface this by saying that labor was a lot harder and more painful than I had somehow expected.  I used every muscle in my body and every ounce of courage and strength within me to push our daughter … Continue reading

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My grudging appreciation for Florida

I make no secret of the fact that I do not like Florida, and cannot wait to move away from here, and never return.  I can’t say I hate Florida, at least this part of Florida, because I assure you … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Poem: Stretch Marks

I JUST saw this poem for the first time, and felt that it goes really, really, really well with my earlier post about stretch mark belly oil.  But it’s long enough that I decided to make it its own entry … Continue reading

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Healthy Breasts Part 3

photo credit This is the last part in my little series on how to help prevent breast cancer.  Although choosing a bra that allows for breast movement and reducing your exposure to aluminum and other chemicals in antiperspirants are both … Continue reading

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Homemade Baby Legs

photo credit Baby legs are essentially leg warmers for babies and toddlers.  Paired with a onesie or a t shirt or dress, or even just a cute cloth diaper, they make diaper changes easy because you don’t have to unsnap … Continue reading

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My beloved clothesline

I know that “beloved” and “clothesline” are not usually words that you see together in the same sentence.  But I really do love my clothesline.  So far, of all our home improvement projects thus far, the clothesline and the reverse … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to my blog!  I hope you enjoy reading about my journey as I strive to take back homemaking from the consumer culture of our country. I know that sounds horribly militant, but the reality is peaceful and freeing.  I … Continue reading

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