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4 Ways Moms Can Find Some “Me Time”

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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    Welcome back to Homeschool Freedom Fridays!  This week, with Mother’s Day coming up, Pat is sharing four ways moms can create some quality “me time” in life.  It doesn’t matter what stage of life you’re in…you’ll find these tips applicable and helpful if you put them into play…   Homeschool Freedom Friday Takeaways […]

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9 Tips to Make Your Move Less Stressful

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Moving is stressful. There’s just no way around it. Some things are just par for the course and we have absolutely no control over them (like the ever-shifting closing dates and the never-ending “one more thing” paperwork requirements). But there are steps we can take that will help ensure a less chaotic move, and tips […]

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Hearing God can happen in the most unremarkable places; and the tub is certainly one of them. But I can say with confidence after facing some serious battles that when God says He

Hearing God – Lessons from the tub

Candy

Candy

Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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I find it ironic that many of life’s most profound lessons are often revealed in the most mundane of places. At least, that’s how it works for me. I’ll be minding my own business when all of a sudden, BAM! A new revelation; a deep, my-life’s-never-gonna-be-the-same-again-if-I-take-this-seriously nugget of wisdom. I discovered one such treasure almost […]

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Got Bone loss? Good news for older women

Jane Hersey

Jane Hersey

Jane Hersey is the National Director of the Feingold Association of the United States and the author of Why Can’t My Child Behave? A former teacher and Head Start consultant, she has testified before the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Congress about diet and behavior. She frequently lectures at education associations, hospitals, medical groups, universities, and schools.
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As they age, women are especially susceptible to bone loss. But new research shows that it might be effectively prevented — at low cost and without the risk of side effects that come with some medicines. To simulate the condition of menopause, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine and Georgia State University used female […]

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Be Encouraged with This Playlist!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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One thing you may not know about me is that in college I studied Music Therapy. I’ve loved music since as long as I can remember… As a matter of fact, if I ever wrote an autobiography it would have to be an audio-book, because so many of my memories are connected to songs and […]

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Coffee and Conversation #132 – Need an Instant Solution?

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #132!  

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How to makeover your homeschool day

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Yes, I know what it’s like: almost the minute your feet hit the floor, and most certainly by the time you’ve reached the kitchen, you know what your day is gonna be like… Maybe, dear homeschool mom, it’s time to “make over” your day! The two times each year I (am tempted to) change up […]

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Rest and Refreshment for Homeschool moms

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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There’s nothing like a good book, especially to a homeschooler, to get lost in whenever you can. But there’s something that’s extra-sweet when you find a devotional that can offer a much-needed dose of encouragement from time to time. Homeschooling can sometimes be a lonely road, and often a tiring one. Finding a little rest […]

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Oil Pulling – A Personal Testimony

Debbie Peavey

Debbie Peavey

Debbie is a wife of 40 years, mother of 5, grandmother of 10, and owner of Live Naturally, a vitamin/supplement and health food store in Albany, GA. Viewing her business also as ministry, she feels blessed to help customers and friends in their time of weakness, confusion, and poor health. In her spare time, she also enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
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I know you’ve probably been hearing a lot about the many benefits of coconut oil. I want to give a different angle to the facts–my personal use and results. I’d like to tell you about my favorite use for coconut oil – oil pulling. But, first…a personal confession:  I don’t have good teeth. Genetics played […]

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My Word of the Year for 2017 is Joy! Can't wait to see what the Lord does with that one... What's yours?

Word of The Year for 2017

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Oh, how I am anticipating the coming year! Not trying to rush things, mind you, or living for the future, but oh-so-very-excited about what may be in store. Or at least content that my attitude is off to a good start. Because my Word of the Year for 2017 is Joy!   You see, I’m […]

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