Alwine Adventures 2018: Richmond, Virginia

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It's summer! Last week, the kids finished school, and we loaded up to head north. My sister was getting married in a city we haven't explored yet, and we were going to make the most of it. (For the record, G and I visited Maggie last year and did a little exploring, and Steven has been there before.) I'd been talking up this adventure for months to...
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Adventures in Augusta: Baseball!

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Would you be surprised to learn that my first sporting event in our new town was baseball? Probably not. It is spring after all. But we also live in Augusta, so really, I probably should be writing something golf related, right? But I'm an all-American girl and I love baseball. I love minor league baseball even more. So when, once again, we found o...
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Abi's Summer Wardrobe

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The weather is turning warmer here in Georgia, at least it is trending that way. So over Spring Break, my kids and I went through clothes. You know the exhausting drill of which I speak. It consists of: ​ Washing the clothes Sorting the clothes Trying them all on Shopping for new ones For the most part, we were lucky this year. My boys don't really...
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Ingrid Christ Middleton ~ 5.7.1922 - 4.1.2018

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Ingrid Christ Middleton , 95, passed from this Earth on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, in the presence of family. She resided for the past eleven years at Shenandoah Place in New Market, Virginia, where she received loving care. Previously she lived in Hicksville, NY, Shelburne Falls, MA and Whiting, NJ. She was a member of Reformation Lutheran Chur...
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Eat More Plants! {Bonus Crock-Pot Vegetable Soup Recipe}

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Hi, I'm Cassie from Plant-Based Adventure ! I'm so honored to be doing a guest post for Rebecca this month as she focuses on health and wellness. Let's dive in with how I got started plant-based eating, how I got my family on board, and what I learned in the first year.  How I got started with plant-based eating My plant-based adventure starte...
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Yes, you really need an Instant Pot

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"I don't need an Instant Pot," I told my friend for the millionth time. "I have a crock pot." I could list a half a dozen reasons the Instant Pot wouldn't save me any time or money. I had been using my crockpot, almost daily, for years. Years! For a while, I even had two of them. I could make anything in my crockpot. Unless I forgot to take the mea...
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10 Things We’re Watching to Prepare for Season Two of The Crown

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​This post was co-written by myself and Rheanna from Cammo Style Love . We have a wonderful long-distance relationship that centers around random texts, harried phone calls, and our love for historical fiction.   I don't know if you know this about us, but we are huge fans of history. Well, history that comes in pretty dresses and love stories...
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16 Things We Love from This Year

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I can't believe it's almost December! Thanksgiving was a great break from the hustle and bustle of the world, and now that we're gearing up for school and work tomorrow, it's time to get serious about holiday shopping. There are at least 72 holiday gift guides telling you all about the fantastic gifts you should buy. My favorites include the ones t...
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Finally, A Subscription Service for Readers

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Sometimes those Instagram ads get you! After scrolling past Book of the Month ads on Facebook and Instagram, I finally clicked it. I'd say it was due to the 30% off special they were running, but I'm sure it was the offer a free tote with the first book. I'm a sucker for tote bags. Before I share my thoughts on BOTM, a monthly subscription service ...
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