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About carrie

I am a mother of two, wife and professional. I work; I sew; I do crafts; I cook; I support my family; I race; I live. I have been diagnosed with Chronic Migraine Headaches and I refuse to let them control my life. I live my life to the fullest and try to find ways to enjoy it as much as possible. I am living with a plethora of food sensitivities. But I am living life. I am enjoying life.

Quigley 2015 Recap

On June 20 and 21 my hubby and I competed in the 24th Annual Matthew Quigley Buffalo Rifle Match in Forsyth, Montana. Brent, the kids and I arrived on Tuesday mid afternoon after spending a long weekend (that was far … Continue reading

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Gnocchi

Last night we made ricotta gnocchi. All I can say is wow! It was so quick and easy! Much faster than potato gnocchi-which mind you I have only made once, so I am not writing it off. But at 7:30 … Continue reading

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My Cow

Wow, It seems that I have completely forgotten about this blog…well, it is my goal to get back at it. We just-well two weeks ago, got home from a trip to the Black Hills and the Quigley Shoot in Eastern … Continue reading

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iPhone 6

Yep, I went and upgraded my phone. I have had the iPhone 5 for almost two years and love it. My hubby wanted to upgrade is iPhone 4, but because I used his available upgrade two years ago, he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Today we celebrate our fathers. I get to celebrate so many amazing men in my life. My dad, Harold, who has been there for me for as long as I can remember. He married my mom when I was 3. … Continue reading

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Jamaica part 2

After a good night rest we enjoyed a beautiful breakfast (included with our room) at Tingalaya’s Retreat. Before long it was time for us to head off on our excursion. We decided that we would spend one day doing the … Continue reading

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Jamaica-getting there

Back in February, my hubby and I went to Jamaica for a long weekend. It was divine. We stayed at an amazing boutique hotel called Tingalaya’s Retreat in Negril. It was more amazing that I can even describe. Let me back … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday week 3

      I know, I know, I know. I am a slacker and late getting this post up. But you have to check out my amazing Thrift Store find from last week. I promise, I will try really hard … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday..week 2

Last week I shared some great thrift store finds. This week, I wanted to share a clearance deal I couldn’t pass up. Christmas merchandise went 75% off. This is my favorite time of year to buy wrapping supplies (not all … Continue reading

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Plank…

As I posted yesterday, I decided to do a 30 day Plank challenge. I started with doing 1 min, it was tough, but okay. Last night I did 1 min, 30 seconds. Wow! who would think another 30 seconds would … Continue reading

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