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2017: Goals and Resolutions

2017: Goals and Resolutions

I like having the reminder to sit back, reevaluate your life, and have some sort of beginning to encourage you to start anew. The holidays can get crazy and I usually am craving a reset after it is over. I feel like resolutions seem so cliché, but whatever. I’m gonna continue making them. I found achieving my goal to read a certain number of books last year was really empowering, and I’d like to focus this year on having achievable…

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Happy New Year! 2016 recap

Happy New Year! 2016 recap

I can’t believe we are in the final few hours of 2016! What a year it’s been. For many, it’s been a mostly negative year. I think I feel fairly neutral about the year as a whole, as it affects me personally. Good things and bad things happened. I’m nervous about some things in the future, and hopeful about others. I wanted to revisit my goals that I wrote about here and see how I did. I’m pleased with how…

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Happy Thanksgiving! And more books :-)

Happy Thanksgiving! And more books :-)

Thanksgiving is in two days! I pulled out our Thanksgiving books today (we’ve been traveling, which is why I’m so late with this) and read them to the girls. I thought I’d share. (Next week I plan to do an update for my Christmas books now that it’s been a few years.) (All italic descriptions from Amazon.com, and asterisks mark my own thoughts on the book.) I got these two books from the library after seeing recommendations for them in…

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What I’m into these days

What I’m into these days

It’s September. After a busy summer where we traveled a bunch and played and overall enjoyed our summer break, we are settling into our fall routines. The end of summer marks birthday season for us: Caroline turned 4 on July 18, Savannah turned 7 on August 22, and Elizabeth turned 2 on September 1st. We started school again around the beginning of August. We did take the summer off from school, but we read a ton thanks to the Give…

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Growing up in Atlanta

Growing up in Atlanta

Written by Savannah Hi! My name is Savannah and today is my 7th birthday! I live in Atlanta, Georgia with my mom, my dad, my two younger sisters, and my cat. I love where I live! I have lived here all my life. We live just outside Atlanta in a house that is 55 years old! There are lots of big trees in my neighborhood, and the roads are a little hilly. I have my own room, but my two…

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