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December Recap

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I don’t know about you but I am taking a deep breath and relaxing into this new year full of hope and energy (and more than a little ready to return to routine and order!)

A look back on where we were, when we weren’t here, in December…

Teaching a love of reading takes time, by Sarah at the Joplin Globe

Gluten Free Baked Good for Kids, by Hyacynth at CBS Chicago

Fixing a Picky Eater, by Melissa at Mamapedia Voices

Clean up Shouldn’t Steal Calm by Sarah at the Joplin Globe

Best gifts for Toddlers, by Hyacynth at CBS Chicago

Let kids Teach you What they Learn by Sarah at the Joplin Globe

While Lenae is adjusting to Baku she has some friend guest posting in a series called the Nomad Diaries, be sure to check it out.

We’ve wrapped up Write before Christmas and I hope it left you inspired because we have some fun things planned for 2012.

Don’t forget abut Writing Me (I know I need to update the page!) we are working on our Family Prose, be sure to share yours!

What have you been up to? Share it with us in the comment so we can stop by and catch up too!

Live. Love. Write



Catching up with BPB

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The briskness of fall is creeping into the morning and making me want to curl up with a warm cup and some good reading or to get in the kitchen and start baking! We’ve been busy so let’s grab a warm cup and catch up with our writers:

If you have written a Where I’m From post (even if it wasn’t part of our writing me!) be sure to link it up.We love getting to know you through them. Eleven people have shared so far!

Melissa was the featured voice at Mamapedia last week be sure to read her lovely thoughts on marriage and life.

Sarah disclosed her secret for getting her kindergarten to open up and talk at the Joplin Globe.

Hyacynth and Robin announced the October Simple Swaps project so be sure to join in!

Book club is not dead! Melissa took a much needed break this weekend but we will return this week with chapters 5,6 and 7 (easy reads don’t fret!). If you haven’t joined in it’s not to late! It’s an easy read and you can catch up in no time!

Pregnancy come with a lot of advice of “must have” stuff, much of which is not a must have. Sarah breaks down the must from the not needed for the Joplin Globe.

Hyacynth has the must do fall activities up over at CBS Local.

Did you know we’re on Facebook? We love chatting with you over there so stop by and say hi!

What have you been up to lately? Leave us a link so we can check it out! (go ahead, toot your own horn!)

Around the Web with BPB

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Photo Credit: Alita Jewel Photography

Warm up a cup of  and catch up with where we’ve been and what we’ve been doing!

We welcomed our new writer, Lenae! If you missed her vlog that closed out the week be sure to go see it, it will have you laughing and dancing!

Check Out the September Simple Swap!Hyacynth and Robin from Diet Coke on the Rocks launched Simple Swaps. 15 minutes for a simple change, this month it’s a creativity oasis! Link up is open until 9/30 and you could win a beautiful Scentsy Warmer to fill your own creative space!

Are you road-trippin’ this fall? Hyacynth has a feature at CBS Local on the best Chicago Area Road Trip stops.

Sarah tackled the need to be correctt both in herself and her 5  year old for the Joplin Globe.

Have you joined our book club yet? Discussion for Chapter 3 is up. Have you linked up your writing practice yet?

It’s a week for linky’s! The Writing me Linky is up and live and will be up for over a month! This month’s theme is “Where I’m From” if you’ve written a post to this poem, even if it was a long time ago, link up and share with us! We would love to get to know you and where your from.

Melissa’s Dress Like a Girl Challenge for September is moving into the bedroom, you have one more week to join in, link up is 9/26!

In Chicagoland? Be Sure to check out Hyacynth list of  Off the Beaten Path Fall Favorites at CBS local.

Tackling Chores with Sarah over at the Joplin Globe.

Calling all Mamas! Sarah want’s your Birth Stories to share why she is on her babymoon!

Do you homeschool? Lenae is starting a new Sunday feature, A Spoonful of Homeschool with stories of their homeschooling adventure.

Stephanie from Adventures in Babywearing visited us this week for Writing Me, did you see Where she’s From?

What have you been up to this past week?

Have you been featured somewhere or have some exciting news you want to share? E-mail Melissa {PBinmyHair at gmail dot com} by Sunday night to be included.