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Author Archive | Angie Ricketts

Bye Bye Baby

Bye Bye Baby

“Your baby isn’t a baby anymore.  She is getting so big.”  These are words I hear often.  And while it is true, I feel a little twinge thinking this is my last baby.   My husband and I have been blessed with three beautiful daughters, which is a miracle in itself.  We weren’t sure if we […]

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School’s Out!

The end of the school year brings many emotions.  I am just now encountering these feelings since my oldest is finishing kindergarten.   These feelings can be overwhelming and hard to contain. Calendar overload – When the school year comes to an end there are so many activities that happen all at once:  coordinating the end […]

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Buying clothes at consignment sales can ease the financial burden of buying clothes for the next season.

Changing of the Seasons

Changing of the seasons can be overwhelming when you are talking about kid’s clothing.  They need a whole new wardrobe every season:  socks, shoes, pajamas, shirts, pants/shorts, skirts, dresses, play clothes, nice clothes.  The list is endless. It is a huge undertaking if you have clothes in storage that have been handed down from one […]

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Birthday Traditions

Over the years I have absolutely enjoyed planning my children’s birthdays.   As soon as one is over, I start thinking about planning for the next one.  It’s not that I am rushing them to get older, I enjoy celebrating their birth year after year. From the beginning I wanted to make my children’s birthdays special.  […]

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Christmas Unwrapped

The Holiday Blues

The presents are unwrapped, the tree is put away.  Elf on the Shelf is back in the attic and there are no more Christmas parties to look forward to.  If you’re like me, I seem to struggle with the Holiday Blues every year. There is not another big holiday to anticipate until February.  If you […]

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Mommy caved! We all went for pedicures.

Rite of Passage

As a mother of girls who are 16 months apart, I struggle with an ongoing issue… do they both get to do the same thing at the same time or should it be special for just one?  When my oldest was starting kindergarten, I wanted to make it special for her, so I had planned […]

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