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Mystery Birthday Party

  We’ve been loving reading the Agatha Girl of Mystery books, so when we asked Agatha what kind of party she wanted, there was no question. She wanted a mystery party! The invitation was the cover of one of the books, with a few additions of my own. Agatha LOVED it! I have to admit, […]

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The Princess and the Broken Heart.

Our wonderful adventure with our new friends Sir Homer D’Omer, Smaul the Troll, Dragon, Mrs. Beth MacBeth, and Eager the Ogre  has now come to an end. Agatha recieved one last package in the mail. This one did not contain a letter or riddles, only a book. The Princess (the Knight, the Troll, the Librarian, […]

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The Loneliness of Fear

I’m feeling a little raw today. A little emotional. We’ll be back to our regularly scheduled positivity tomorrow. But today, I need to face this, let it out, and maybe figure out a solution of sorts. I don’t know if it’s just me, or if other people experience this too, but I have very few […]

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Spreading Abundance Around

When we travel to Walt Disney World Resort, we love to stay on property, we purchase the dining plan, usually deluxe, and let Disney take care of everything. Our vacation is so relaxed, full of joy, and magic. But one of the things we love best is spreading a little pixie dust on others. We […]

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Puppy Love

For the last several months, Ella’s been asking to get a new puppy. At first I wasn’t sure. But eventually she won me over, mostly because I have intense shiny thing syndrome. And also because I love cute, cuddly things. So new and cute and cuddly? Sign me up! But we had a few requirements first. […]

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Adventure

A Letter from Dragon!

Our daughter Agatha has been recieving all sorts of mysterious letters: A Knight named Sir Homer D’omer tasked her with helping him wake the sleeping princess Marjorie A Troll named Smaul, he lives under the bridge of Princess Marjorie’s castle and also want her woken so people will continue to cross the bridge and answer […]

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Adventure | Parenting

A Spoonful of Sugar Makes me a Better Parent

Sometimes children do the strangest things. Sometimes you have no idea why they do what they do. Their brains just work differently than an adults. I can handle that. But somedays nothing I do or say seems to make the day run smoother. They yell, fight, cry, scream, and that’s just the beginning! When our […]

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Adventure

More letters, more puzzles!

Once again our mailbox has recieved mysterious letters from Knights and Trolls! A new letter from Sir Homer D’omer, containing another pouch and a second necklace. This necklace has been passed down from through generation of Knights and Sir Homer knows she is up to the task of protecting it! Using the Templar Cipher, we discover […]

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Birthday Traditions

It isn’t everyday a person turns eight years old. In fact, I’m not even sure she’s really allowed to turn eight already! But she assures me that’s the way birthday works, so I’ve got to believe her. Today, after eight amazing years our little baby turned into a bright your lady in the blink of […]

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Adventure | Goals

Pride and Accomplishment

The past week’s brought so much to us! We weren’t sure what to expect when we stopped using our second vehicle, but we wanted to try. We’ve now walked or biked to almost everything this week. I did use the other van to run to Costco when we had unexpected, but very welcome, company, and […]

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