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Welcome to A + Life!

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Well, hi. This feels awkward. I feel a little like I’m blowing dust off of my keyboard, tapping the microphone to see if this thing is still on?, and dipping my toe back into the water of something I love love loveeeeee (that’s blogging! and talking to you!) but just have.not.had.time.for. I didn’t plan to […]

Family, Lifestyle

June 26, 2020

Hello….It’s Me!

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Hey friends! It has been a minute since I’ve shared something oily in here with you! Which, is kind of crazy, because we’re totally oils obsessed! This year alone, I’ve been to Salt Lake City twice (which I still need to blog about!) once, for convention in July and again, in September, for Silver Retreat! […]

Essential Oils

October 28, 2019

Ditch The Candles!

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Happy fall, y’all! The weather has finally turned, the leaves are changing, and we finally got some pumpkins out on our front porch! We had hoped to make it to a pumpkin patch this year, but our local patch didn’t open this season. Which was such a bummer! That being said, I did not (nor […]


October 24, 2019

Pumpkin Pickin….Sorta

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Wow has it been a while since we’ve talked about the flip house here! I have about a million progress photos for you below- and we’re still not done! I mean, we wish we were done. But, we’re not. (If you have no idea what I’m talking about or want to look at pictures of […]


October 17, 2019

Another House Update

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #PlayingWithPlaymobil Listen y’all, I have a few favorite things. If you’ve been around here for long, you probably already know most of them. One of them, is Target. (Naturally). Another of them, is my girls. (Duh) And […]

Abigail, Miss Mabel, Other

October 16, 2019

Sisterhood, PLAYMOBIL, & Target.

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It’s well over a month later and I am maybe…just maybe….recovered from the great Florida road trip of 2019. Ha! We decided to drive this year, which had it’s pros and it’s cons. One of the pros, was that we drove to Georgia first to visit with Jim’s grandparents for a few days before making […]


October 15, 2019

Destin 2019

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Spena School is officially back in session!! After much deliberation over whether to continue with Classical Conversations for a 4th consecutive year, we opted to skip and just┬ábe exclusively at home this school year. Which, has turned out to be really wonderful! We had our first day following Labor Day, after our return home from […]


October 14, 2019

Spena School Is Back In Session!

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