7 Quick Takes: The Name Game, Camp Ujaama, First Fruits, Happy Marriages, Well-Read Moms & Cooking with 6 Ingredients

7 Quick Takes

Another round of 7 Quick Takes, courtesy Das Schmidt Haus. . . . → Read More: 7 Quick Takes: The Name Game, Camp Ujaama, First Fruits, Happy Marriages, Well-Read Moms & Cooking with 6 Ingredients

Is it cheating to combine 7 Quick Takes & {phfr}?

I enjoy linking up to the {pretty, happy, funny, real} series hosted at the blog Like Mothers, Like Daughters. And I also take pleasure when participating in Jen’s 7 Quick Takes at Conversion Diary. Is it cheating to combine the two popular series and post a 7 Quick Takes, {phfr}-style? Killing two birds with one stone? Or will this lead to a blogosphere double whammy? Let’s roll the dice and let the fun begin!

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Crowned in love. Isn’t she lovely?

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I attended my parish’s Altar & Rosary Society annual spring luncheon this week. The event began with praying the Rosary followed by . . . → Read More: Is it cheating to combine 7 Quick Takes & {phfr}?

Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real

This is the first time I’m linking up with Like Mother, Like Daughter and their {pretty, happy, funny, real} series. If you are dropping by our site for the first time by way of that blog, welcome! Thanks for visiting. You can learn more about us here, but please know much has changed in our life since that was first written (my to-do list just got a little longer).

Here’s a little taste of what’s been happening the past week at Das Schmidt Haus.

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Pretty daughter (Lucy — 3 1/2 years) and a pretty daffodil backdropHello spring! The kids and I journeyed to the public library on the . . . → Read More: Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real

Seven Quick Takes Friday (Vol. 6)

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Several years ago I attempted to vote early at a satellite voting location, and I was surprised at how easy it was to receive a ballot simply by stating my name. I asked the poll worker if she needed to see my ID, and she rather quickly dismissed my offer. My quick reaction: “Well how do you know I am who I say I am?” Then she got angry, and I think I walked away without voting because I was afraid she would secretly tear up my ballot.

Amongst all the other political battles occurring in Wisconsin the past two weeks, the issue I have been especially . . . → Read More: Seven Quick Takes Friday (Vol. 6)