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Just the right bag for the car for Esther

Just a quick note to let you know that this space will be pretty quiet for the next couple of weeks.

We’re going on a much anticipated vacation. This is our last year that we are guaranteed to have all of our children with us so we’ve instigated a no “plugged in” rule.

Although we might use the boys ipods for google maps if we need to since I’m having trouble finding paper state maps. I love the big paper maps on a road trip!

For those wondering, the last pillowcase dress tutorial will be up sometime after we get back. I’m not going to put a date on it, we’ll just call it a surprise. It’s my favorite one, its the one that I made the girls for Easter. 

I thought I’d leave you with a few links to check out while I’m gone:

Ladybug’s Abode – Rachel’s a regular reader here and has a great blog where she discusses homeschooling, her faith and her new adventure in homesteading.

Beauty and Bedlam – check out Jen’s Frugal Fashionista posts. The vast majority of her clothes come from garage sales and Goodwill. You’d never know.

Beauty that Moves – Heather’s site is full of amazing pictures. She also has some great whole foods recipes so make sure and check out her recipes.

An Oregon Cottage – Jami is the host of Tuesday Garden Party. She blogs about gardening, home decor – she and her husband used brown paper to “tile” one of their floors –  and most recently started sharing how she lost quite a bit of weight.

Homestead Revival – Amy has an incredibly informative blog on all things homesteading and preparedness. And of course, great pictures.

Happy Browsing!

Thanks for sharing with your friends!

Marty Walden

Saturday 28th of July 2012

Enjoy your time as a family! My kids are/were all homeschooled. My oldest son went off to college last year and 2 months last my oldest daughter got married. Sure changes things, especially with vacation! Still have two left at home for a few more years. Have a blessed day. Found you from Balancing Beauty and Bedlam.

Rachel E.

Friday 27th of July 2012

Thanks for referring your readers to me! You are awesome! Have fun. I envy your vacation time. If you happen to be in VA, look me up. Oh, you won't be plugged in. Bummer!!