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It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a personal post. I try to stick to the pretty portraits around here, but I’ve been receiving an overwhelming amount of questions regarding my business and my new, very part-time status as a hospice nurse. I didn’t realize many of you cared so much and I greatly […]

My 2 careers and other fun matters.

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Being the sentimental weirdo that I am, I can’t help but reflect on the last year and the new experiences for our family. In case you haven’t heard, my son Noah started kart racing last year. Well, he’s been driving go-karts and dirt bikes recreationally ever since he was a toddler. Anything with wheels, Noah […]

A year in. What it’s like being an official race mom.

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My thoughts on the college desicion and career paths of the high school graduate. Maybe a little personal experience thrown in for good measure

It’s okay not to know.

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Noah’s 7th grade year and second year of homeschooling is coming to an end. He finishing up American History, his least favorite subject, and will be done! Noah’s decided to return to public school next year in preparation for high school. Homeschool has served an amazing purpose for Noah. We’re so proud of his hard […]

Homeschool and Small Business: How I survived both.

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Last year sometime, we started talking about chickens. Tim really wanted fresh eggs and I didn’t have a reason to argue except for my general fear of birds. I bought a highly-recommended book about raising chickens since I’m the girl who must know every. single. thing. before making a big decision and I love to […]

Our chicken coop. Life on the Matthews Farm.


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