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A Stress Free Meal Plan

As much as I want to deny this simple truth, I can’t. It’s heartbreaking, I know, but the sooner we face the facts, the sooner we can heal. Here it is: We will always and forever have to meal plan because we will always and forever need food.  I’m sorry I had to be the one…Continue Reading

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Cleaning Out

Cleaning Out

She sprawled out on the bed like a super model, sighed that she was so tired of cleaning out her room, and asked when we’d finally be finished. I lifted my head up from the pile of T-shirts covering the floor and shot her a “what in the world” expression, followed by knowing laughter from…Continue Reading

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A Series of Re-do’s & More Eagle Talk

A Series of Re-do’s & More Eagle Talk

You know you’re stressed when a single piece of tissue paper blowing around on the street at a traffic light almost brings on a panic attack because you think it’s a pattern piece for your daughter’s costume and in an instant your costume is ruined, at least in your mind anyway. I honestly had to…Continue Reading

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Just Another Manic Monday

Just Another Manic Monday

I wish it were Sunday…anyone else singing along now? Was that Tiffany? (soundbite courtesy of too many Full House episodes being watched around here) I’m stuck at home today, which is exactly where I want to be honestly, because our overworked mini-van is at the doctor’s office getting a check-up. When I handed over the…Continue Reading

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An Un-fancy Gathering of Neighbors

An Un-fancy Gathering of Neighbors

Hospitality and Neighboring is something we talk about a lot over here in the Newton household. We dream big dreams of a community that lives side by side sharing life together. We have a dim vision of a future with the people we live next to and with our fellow believers as being hugely integrated…Continue Reading

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