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Living Life is about being a parent, giving tips for home management, finance, humor, love, and everything the day throws your way.

October 29, 2013

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Karla’s Korner: Big Kids

Big Kids….

It’s the day after my birthday, my husband is away on a golf outing with old college friends (no, I’m not angry that he missed my birthday), my son is in his room playing a video game online with a friend and my daughter and her girlfriend are tucked away in the basement studying their brains out and writing papers for college. My house is full for a change and I am a happy momma.

When my daughter left for college in 2011 I felt that my heart would break into a million pieces. The fact that she was less than thirty minutes away did not make her absence any less noticeable; she was gone and her room was empty. Quite often the quietness was deafening. During her first year of college visits home were sparse and too short for my liking. Looking back on that year I think it was her way of proving that she could make it on her own and that it was time for me to take a step back and allow her to be the boss of her own life. As difficult as it was for me to take that step back I am so thankful that I did. Now, visits home are more frequent and I’m noticing that while I am still the mom our relationship has changed; it’s pretty cool to have big kids in the house.Continue reading

Karla’s Korner: Ten Things I’ve Learned in 46 Years

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Ten Things I’ve Learned in 46 Years….

It’s my birthday week and along with that for me comes reflections not only on the number of years I have been on this earth but on the important things I have learned over those years. On Friday I will turn 46. I’ve never really been bothered by the number of candles on my birthday cake but for some reason this year seems to be just a bit bothersome. Maybe because I am inching closer to 50 or because it seems that life seems to be zipping by quicker these days and I would really like to slow things down just a bit. In recognition of my birthday I thought I would share a few things I have learned over the past 46 years.Continue reading

October 16, 2013

Top 10 Trader Joe’s Fall Finds

Shop Trader Joe’s for These Fabulous Fall Finds

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As the air starts to chill and the days shorten, I really start craving comfort foods. Imagine my delight when my October Fearless Flyer arrived in the mail from Trader Joe’s. It was full of fabulous comfort foods and new things to try. I was heading there for a shopping trip and ventured to try new things. I created a list of my Top 10 Fall Finds and wanted to share with you.

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