Author Archives: Anne McD @ourlittlenthouse

About Anne McD @ourlittlenthouse

Hey! I'm a stay at home, Catholic mom of 7, former homeschooler, now public schooler. Welcome to our crazy. Please excuse the noise.


Five kids kissed good bye and shuffled out the door.  Two of those kids had hastily scrawled out envelopes thrown in their folders as I stuffed cash in them while running to the bus. One eating her breakfast, one asleep … Continue reading

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I’ve moved, come join me!!

Last time, I promise! Yep, dotcom, baby!  And I’ve moved back to blogger because its prettier.  Tres shallow, I know. If you would, I’d love it if you’d follow me there.  There will be reno projects, painted furniture, and … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes on Friends, Felines, and The Plauge that Keeps Finding Us

Joining Kelly for another round of Quick Takes! 1.   We have our first mouse in the house.  This isn’t new territory for us, no sir, as we did have a couple of run ins with mice in the old … Continue reading

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My Whole 4

So…  guess who started a Whole 30? I’ll give you a hint:  its the same person who ended it four days in. Yep. This Girl!!! Now, before you up and “oh, you fell off the bandwagon” me, do realize, I … Continue reading

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2014 Recap, Rewind, Review and Relocation (that was August)

Hey there! Linking up with Dweeja today to recap all that I managed to get onto this blog these past 12 months. Can I just resolve to be a better blogger in 2015?  Amen. Without further adieu, I give you: … Continue reading

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Taming the feast beast

It seems to hit every Advent. The rush of last-minute shopping, the crash of the schedule as every. single. child is in a performance right before Christmas that requires multiple, non-excused rehearsals, colds, flu, stomach bugs, laryngitis, travel, delayed travel, … Continue reading

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7 Ideas for Overcoming Perfectionism in Blogging

Oh, the irony….. its dripping like, like… like the showerhead in our master bath.  It just keeps dripping, little by little, then stops, then starts dripping again when you least expect it….always a drip, always a little more… Hello, my … Continue reading

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