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The Modern Granola Girl
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Certified nurses aide, nursing student, single mom, writer, social media enthusiast, gardener dragging her family along on a journey to self-sufficiency. I have been described as driven, artsy, genuine and earthy. I am the modern granola girl!


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I can't believe it! May 8th, the day we moved into the apartment, 2013 began the first year of the four year plan. So we are now into our second year and pretty much on track. Finances still need work but everything else is falling into place.  The basic o
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I just realized that I have made it through the first year of the four year plan!
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singlesustainablemom.com — Follow my journey to becoming a nurse, figuring out how to be a single mom, what it means to be sustainable and so many other of life's adventures.  Life does begin at 40!
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Still discovering the best way to parent my children.
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My kids have been in some form of counseling for the last two years. Bless their hearts, losing their dad, moving "back home" and going back to public school has been a lot. That doesn't include the fact we had little stability while my husband was alive (
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I have a lot of work ahead of me this summer. I am going to concentrate on our garden, my job and re-branding myself. My new brand isn't much different but it does reflect me to a tee: Single Sustainable Mom. My blog tosses out recipes, tips on various thi
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It's been two years since I last posted and since my husband passed away. A lot in my life has changed since then. The first year, so far, was the hardest. We were all a mess but it seems we have pulled ourselves together and we are all going places and en
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