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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Last Day of Our End of Year Storewide Sale


This sale ends today!

Hurry in before this offer becomes last year's thing.

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Saturday, December 26, 2015

Because I'm Me End of Year Sale, going on NOW

Monday, December 7, 2015

Fishes and Crosses

Monday, November 30, 2015

Cyber Monday Sale, Save 20% storewide now

Snowflakes

Because I'm Me Scandinavian Style Christmas cotton bow tie for men and boys

This tie reminds me so much of Ikea.

Offered in the shop for both men and boys.  (yes, there is still time for US Christmas delivery)

Friday, November 27, 2015

His Eighth Trip Around the Sun Has Begun


Seven. He's seven.

He lights up our family, that's for sure.

River continues to be a snuggler, even though he's got the long lanky arms and legs of a giraffe he still loves to climb in my lap for good hugs and kisses. Knowing the day will come when he'll be "too big" for that I'm soaking it up now and grabbing all the lovey moments I can.


Last summer he discovered snorkeling and fell in love with the Florida Keys, along with the rest of us. I watched him with his mask and snorkel, face underwater for most of the day, thinking that he's got a way better view than he'd see on any tv. While he won't remember a lot of the places we've been I'm grateful that he's been exposed to so much nature and outdoorsyness, and that he's gotten to travel to lots of neat places. He's got a great love of exploring, and fits right into the adventures of his siblings.

River continues to enjoy Cub Scouting and gets so much good out of the program.


Homeschooling continues to move along. He's a really good reader, but not into reading books right now. He's got a gift for math and is sailing through second grade math, learning basic multiplication right now.

This year River, Mia, and Kaden joined a water ski show team. River has taken his time learning to get up on skis and is just finally getting it. Next year ... barefoot tricks ... or at least slalom skiing.

What does the next year hold for this seven year old? I have no idea, but I bet it'll be wonderful.

Love you, little River man.



Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving and our Black Friday Sale

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Wishing you a peaceful day with family, friends, and good food and cheer.

Our Black Friday sale has begun, a day early. Save 20% storewide at Because I'm Me through Monday.

Blessings to you and yours,

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Sailor Man

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Gingerbread Men

Monday, November 16, 2015

Walking on the Wild Side

Friday, November 13, 2015

Praying for Paris and the World


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Seasonal Snowmen

Monday, November 9, 2015

More on Pocket Squares


Thursday, November 5, 2015

Snowflakes

Because I'm Me burgandy snowflakes cotton bow and neck ties, for winter and Christmas

Winter snowflakes on a tie. Delightful! Get your bow or neck tie in the shop.

Monday, November 2, 2015

To the Birds