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I am a wife and mother that is passionate about sharing content that helps us each live a beautiful and virtuous life. As an etiquette instructor, I love to seek out the beautiful things that surround us. You can often find me making a meal with my husband, building LEGOs with my son, and reading a good book - all in a beautiful dress! Thank you for being a part of this community, I am so happy you are here!

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Finding Philothea May 2018 Family Goals

This May we are celebrating Peter’s birthday, taking care of our bees, and preparing to move into our new home. We have a fun weekend trip planned in a couple weeks, too! May has always been one of our favorite months and we cannot wait to see how this May unfolds!

May 2018 Family Goals

  • Go on a walk every morning and run twice a week.
  • Plan and celebrate Peter’s second birthday.
  • Start working on our to-do list for our home.
  • Celebrate Mother’s Day.
  • Finalize our trip plans.
  • Make this Double Strawberry Cheesecake.
  • Read this book (Mike).
  • Continue to study about bees and visit our hives.
  • Work on PhD three times a week (Mike).
  • Spring clean cars.

Finding Philothea May 2018 Family Goals

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