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    Hello there!

    Hello there! My name is Emily. Thank you for stopping by my little corner of the blogging world.  Well hello there! I was a lifestyle, hobby blogger for a couple years a while back. I had to take a break for a while and when I was wanting to get back to it life was simply too busy to dedicate the time it deserved. But the break (long as it may have been) was a great time to reevaluate why I want to blog. Want to know more about why I do (and why I don’t) blog? You can read moreabout that here. With my little girl. After a lot…

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    Why I Blog… And Why I Don’t

    I used to blog…. and I loved it. It was the perfect way to connect with creative people that I may otherwise never meet. People that loved being creative, sharing family stories, faith, fun and pictures. I LOVE pictures. Posts without pictures are tough for me to get through. ha! (So enjoy a few pictures from the last few years as you read through this.) My little girl at the tulip fields a few a years ago.  But here’s the problem… I got caught up into the “you must do ‘this and that’ to be considered a successful blogger” lie. I focused too much on growing and networking as a badge…

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    10 Random Facts About Me

    Just for kicks, here’s 10 Random Facts About Me:1. I’m not crazy about olives. For a long time they made me crazy sick too.2. My favorite ice cream flavor is Cookie Dough. I enjoy others, but my loyalty is to the dough. 3. Most of my wardrobe is thrifted. I {heart} the Goodwill.4. I’d rather refurbish something than buy new.5. I want to own chickens but I’m not crazy about holding them… I probably need to get over that. 6. I was born in Australia.7. I teach Spanish at a homeschool Co-op. 8. I love When Calls the Heart. When season 3 finally came out on Netflix, I danced. Yep. All alone. In…