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Kristina Haahr

Kristina Haahr
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Kristina is an El Dorado native who spent a lot of years trying to live "anywhere else.” She returned to El Dorado with husband Chuck (m. 1994) and their children Isaac (b. 1998) and Isabelle (b. 2003). A SAHM for 16 years, Kristina is now a wine rep for Demo Sales Inc., living her dream of a wine-saturated life. Kristina is a Geographer (BS K-State), Historian (MA WSU), and wrangler of two tiny dogs. She loves to travel, shop for shoes, and spend time with her teenagers, though she’s probably on her back porch saying “there’s no place like home.”

Everything You Need to Know Before You Get Hair Extensions

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One gift we all received this spring was plenty of time to think about our next hair appointment. Other than some temporary color, I did not attempt any salon-level experiences at home. I didn’t...

Raising Kids Who Love Music

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My love for music is a defining characteristic. While I do have favorite genres, I am happy to listen to all kinds of music and I do throughout the day. I love how it...

Creating a Fun Summer Family Schedule

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I’m a list-maker. I love new calendars and don’t even get me started on the feelings I have for my day planner! For me, schedules show me exactly what we can get done in...

When Your Work is Deemed “Essential”

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If you’ve spent ten minutes on social media today, I bet you’ve seen at least one post about staying home.  Whether we are helping to #flattenthecurve or we #stayhomeforthem, most outlets are encouraging folks...

5 New Wines to Add to Your Shopping List This Spring

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I love eating fruits and vegetables in-season.  We live in a globalized society where we can get Florida’s in-season mangoes in February pretty much across the country.  No matter where I live, for me,...

Teenager Mom Trials: Homecoming Dress Edition

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I recently took my teenage daughter shopping for a homecoming dress. Which is code, I guess, for something way fancier than a church dress but falls just short of prom spectacular. I figured finding...

Do These 8 Things When You’re Involved in A Car Accident

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Not too long ago my son was bicycling to work on a Saturday morning and was hit by a car. He was crossing an intersection with our local Dillon's and an employee leaving work...

It’s Hard Out There For An Elf

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The crowds! The lights! The holiday music! All the decorations! So much cheer! Let me ask you, how did you read that? With delight and anticipation of the approaching holidays or with a hint of...

The Year I Said No to Christmas

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I don’t want to sound like a toddler here, but I do what I want. I mean, I don’t love scrubbing out the shower, and I tend to dread it for days before actually...

Charting a New Course to Adulthood – College Isn’t Always the Answer

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This past April, my oldest came home from college for an unexpected weekend visit. While he talked positively about friends, classes, and his job on campus, he also mentioned he wasn’t sure about...

The Enneagram and Motherhood: “The Peacemaker” (Type 9)

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From The Enneagram Institute: "Nines are accepting, trusting, and stable. They are usually creative, optimistic, and supportive, but can also be too willing to go along with others to keep the peace. They want...

Connecting in the Kitchen

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Some days I am convinced I have the world’s smallest kitchen, especially when all four of us with two dogs under foot are working hard to get dinner on the table. Despite a lack...

Mind Your Manners: 2 Simple Rules for Cell Phone Courtesy

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My mobile phone is the biggest necessary evil in my life right now. As much as I don’t like to admit it, I am at its mercy. I need access to Google, email, social...

Six Ways to De-Stress That Don’t Involve Food or Alcohol

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We all have those days. Either we come home from work with shoulders tight with stress or simply emerge from our living room wired for sound. We need a way to take a break,...