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About keepingupwithkate

reader, runner, teacher, wannabe crafter

Trying to keep up

We have lots going on these days. In the next week we’ll be driving 11 hours to Denver to visit my brother and soon-to-be sister-in-law (then driving back), hiking some sweet trails, moving into our new rental house as soon … Continue reading

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Happy National Running Day!

As a runner (hah!  a few years back I would’ve never called myself that) it’s sometimes hard to keep up your motivation.  Here are some ways I’m finding the ability to keep motivated lately: Following inspiring athletes on Social Media: … Continue reading

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DIY: Clothespin Bag

So the weather is pretty amazing lately, which means it’s time to hang the clothes out to dry.  I love the smell of line dried clothes 🙂 Well, recently my Mom moved and took with her the clothespin bag I made … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Bran Pancakes

Oh yeah, you know you’re jealous. No, but really, I just needed to use some All-Bran.  We’ve been feeding it to my son to keep him…happy…and now that he’s decided that he feeds himself, I needed something that used a … Continue reading

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The trip that wouldn’t end…Part II

Read about Part I here. We made it to the hotel around 10:30.  Mom and I still hadn’t eaten dinner, Henry needed a new diaper, we needed s….l….e….e….p…OH, and we needed to figure out how we were going to get … Continue reading

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There’s always something.

This week has called for a lot of time sitting on my butt reading Crime and Punishment and essays.  Lots and lots of essays. But, I just saw something pretty sweet. If you use the website Edmodo, that might look … Continue reading

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It was the trip that wouldn’t end…Part I

It all started on April 16th, 2013. We were headed home from our Boston vacation.  When we got to the airport I got the evil eye from one of the American Airline employees who looked skeptically at my carry on … Continue reading

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