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"super" mom. life documenter. creative enthusiast.
Interests: reading books, and learning new things., quirky, cr8v-ly minded mother of 4 super kids, happily married to a great guy for 14+yrs, who likes to make life an adventure and loves to shoot people (with a camera that is) and digs music, good cooking
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Thank you for sharing those words. Much needed. Decembers are always really tough for me because of what I do for a living. I find the one thing that has helped me has been to simplify and do less. I don't have time for much but what I do manage to do I try to make it meaningful. Hope you have a blessed and joyful Christmas! P.s. Cinnamon Life is sometimes my Ben and Jerry's. I have polished off a box once or twice on those nights I couldn't sleep because I have a million things on my mind.
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So after 8 1/2 years, I made a new home on the internet . . . The Jenkins Zoo Family and friends, you may want to update your bookmarks and/or links. Over the next month, I will migrate all my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Life As I Know It
I made the comment the other day that my family is rarely all home together these days, we'll except to sleep. So what's been going on this week? Healthy eating I am on a 1200 calories or less diet. I... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2013 at Life As I Know It
Posting from my IPad with an app. Trying to see if this works. Posted with Blogsy Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2013 at Life As I Know It
1. It has been 7 months and 2 weeks since my last blog post. It didn't phase me til I got a warning notice that my account had been suspended. Are blogs dead? Do people still read them? Very very... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2013 at Life As I Know It
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1. Murphy's Law - anything that can go wrong has gone wrong In the past week, we have had several things break on us: kids' toilet downstairs toilet the refrigerator the dishwasher my car Ryan's car a pipe underneath the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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Like whoa. Where did the summer go? It went incredibly fast and it seems like just yesterday we were doing a little happy dance celebrating it's arrival. When I was a kid, summer seemed to last forever and now that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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With the end of the school year, also comes the advent of the soccer tryout season. Last year, our girls left their club team and our family started an independent club team LV Galaxy. We recruited friends and girls from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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Last week my daughter went to her first formal dance. And I have to applaud my daughter. After all the crap she endured in connection with this thing termed "The Event" - a sort of "Prom-like" event organized by stakes... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2012 at Life As I Know It
Thanks Jo!
Toggle Commented May 16, 2012 on CURRENTLY . . . at Life As I Know It
Working on 3 different websites. One for the girls' soccer team - you can check it out HERE A new site for something I cannot talk about just yet. And a new blog site for my photography. After many years... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2012 at Life As I Know It
The problem with being someone who suffers from bouts of insomnia like I do is that I often find myself very much alone in the very quiet hours in the dead of night or the wee early ones just before... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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Long time no blog again. I am guilty of just not making time to do it. The priority to do so just slips. So what have we've been up to? Allergies are collectively kicking our entire family's keister. We have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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Hold the phone! Is this a blog post or are your eyes deceiving you? I have been a horribly crappy blogger. I'm sorry. This year has just been off to a quick start and it's crazy to find we are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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Here is Week 5 which also incorporates this challenge : A COUPLE NOTES ON THIS WEEK: The block with the camera was made with a piece of scanned notebook paper and a PNG graphic I found on the internet. The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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Hoping to meet many more great people in 2012! Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2012 at Life As I Know It
Hi Betsy, I sent you a friend request!
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2012 on bringin' skinny back at Life As I Know It
Thanks Juls! Are you still blogging? Facebook is good in small doses I think. It is really hard to get an accurate picture in a few words. I love that some are still blogging and will post if they updated their blog on facebook. I am trying to blog more this year! I need to since I am not scrapping anymore. It is the one way I am documenting family life and journaling random thoughts.
Thank you Sue! Cleaner and graphic is what I was going for! I figured I would try this way this year and see how it goes. Can't wait to see the finished year!
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Week 4 complete. Feels great to be caught up with the whole process! Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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We are now a few minutes into Friday and with the advent of the final weekday, I note that this is my 6th day off what my friend Erin has coined "the hard stuff". Yes. Believe it or not. Me,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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Here is week 3 complete (click on to see larger): I used a combination of 2 templates from the Biografitti Focus Template Album and one from Ali Edwards' Words and Photos 6x12 Layered Templates. I also used Week In the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2012 at Life As I Know It
[copy-ING this format from my friend Amy's blog] read-ING Madame Tussaud, The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, the Rose series by Jennifer Donnelly, the Hunger Games (I am actually listening to this one while I edit sessions), and Cutting for Stone... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at Life As I Know It
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After all the hoopla and everything with Christmas celebrations, our own (not so) little family has made it a tradition to escape to the snow. Not to break with tradition, we tried to make an attempt last year, only to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at Life As I Know It