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Vegmom
A Vegetarian Mom to one human and one canine.... Loving every minute and laughing some along the way.
Interests: outdoors, animals, Natural parenting, US travel, scrapbooking, Cardmaking, family, crafts, vegetarian, Vegan and Raw foods
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Well, obviously it has been quite a while since I've posted here.... And I just went back to read my year in review for 2016! Whoop... Back up... The reason I'm posting today, is because the teen and I were... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Vegmom Moments
Wow, Wow, Wow.... I've been digging through pictures to create a year in review business snapshot for 2016 and Oh Snap!! It has been an amazing year. A few years ago, there was a lot of change, a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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As mentioned in prior posts, I decided to do a kettlebell competition in Michigan. Reason 1: Because my kiddo needed to see his grandparents. Reason 2: Because I wanted to see my friend, after all she's made several trips to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
When we were growing up, cell phones weren't even thought of and if you needed to call someone on the go, than you best hope there was a pay phone near by. Collect calls were also a thing, and our... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
As a parent, you never know what is sticking and what isn't in the minds of our little people. We can see their personalities blossom and watch their behaviors at home but what are they like when we aren't around?... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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What? Another adventure you ask? Why yes! Yes indeed! It is the year for trying new things after all, so why not hop on over to Virginia and rent a bike to ride down a mountain? Sure! Let's do that!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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While the kid is away, the parents will play: Yup! The Teen is on a five day excursion to see historical things with his school class so the hubs and I decided to something adventurous. Turns out the first place... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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Wow!!! So I just received a series of text messages from someone I haven't heard from in a while. They weren't the typical: "Hi, how have you been?" Or: "I haven't heard from you in a while, is everything okay?"... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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You know those days where you wake up feeling Meh'! The teen gets home from school with teen mode escalated. You have one last load of laundry to finish for the teen to take his school trip in the morning... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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A couple of weeks ago, the teen and I went on an adventure to the most magical spot near our house that I never knew existed. We went for a super fun hike to a beautiful waterfall, walked along the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
*Rant Time* Something I miss about keeping up with this blog is my rant moments and having a place to let it out.... So I think I will have one of those! Alright, so this parenting stuff is hard. We... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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So I was doing a book signing at our local Barnes and Noble and a sweet lady from my past life came in with her daughter. She said that she reads these posts and I keep leaving her hanging. So... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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So I love this picture because of the following: Getting Stronger is fun. Being in the woods on an obstacle course trying not to fall in the "lava" with my teen is fun. My arms growing are representative of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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All over my social media feed, I see people complaining about dating or wishing to find that perfect someone to go do something with, all the while complaining about themselves and their life within every meme. In some cases I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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When I first started CrossFit, Kettlebells were one of my many nemesises. I had poor shoulder stability, lack of coordination, and the dang things were just awkward. There was one movement called Turkish Get-Ups that I could only do with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
Thank you Rochelle :-). She is definitely a silly little thing.
Toggle Commented Aug 20, 2016 on Oh This Dog at Vegmom Moments
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Hard to believe it's been a couple of years since this little goof joined our family. But I remember how it happened as if it were yesterday! She had been through a lot when my mom got sick and then... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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Once upon a time in a weekend not too far away, my friend came to visit with her two kids... Let's do something new we said... It will be fun we said... Hiking, Kayaking, swimming, or Paddle Boarding we said....... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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I was telling my friend the other day that something about this time of year makes everything look more vibrant to me. But the more I think about it, I don't know that it is the time of year or... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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So the teen started 8th grade a couple of weeks ago (they are on a weird schedule) and thankfully, it has gone well. What I have learned through this year is that every day is an opportunity to bite my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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2016 is the year that I say yes to more adventures and creating memories even if that means a whole lot of quick trips to make that happen. Our 25th wedding anniversary has come and gone but not before going... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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A few months ago I learned about a CrossFit competition in North Carolina. Sticking with my lack of desire to compete this year, especially since I hadn't been training to compete... and well... I kind of suck at it... My... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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My sweet teen made it 13yrs not needing braces as all his teeth were coming in perfect (so happy he didn't get my families teeth)... But these last two big ones tried coming through and put the kabosh on being... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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Look look look...I finally got a medal from an all day competition and first place to boot! Granted, only two of us showed up from my division, but still. It is a medal and I worked dang hard for it.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2016 at Vegmom Moments
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Well Spring Break for the Veg Teen has come and gone. Tomorrow, we venture in to the world of braces as the final quarter of 7th grade marches on. But in reflection of the past couple of weeks, I'm so... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Vegmom Moments