Monthly Archives: November 2010

It was me

Today I was THAT mom with THAT kid in the mall. I think you all know what I mean. It was ugly.

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Advent Calendar with a Twist

After you read this post today you may think I only do craft projects that involve paper bags. Not so. But I can’t prove that today. Usually my paper bag crafts are my spur of the moment ideas and the … Continue reading

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I Wouldn’t Do That

Picture the scene: *A horse show at City Park Stables *A beautiful fall day with the sun shining and a cool breeze *6 eager observers of the horse show (2 parents, 3 children, & 1 grampa) After only being at … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night of Thanksgiving

‘Twas the night of Thanksgiving, but I just couldn’t sleep… I tried counting backwards, I tried counting sheep. The leftovers beckoned…the dark meat and white, but I fought the temptation with all of my might. Tossing and turning with anticipation, … Continue reading

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Comments to Liven up your Turkey Dinner

I read these and laughed. It makes me think this might be what the Griswalds Thanksgiving might be like. 1. Load your plate up high, then take it to the kitchen, toss it all in the blender, and take your … Continue reading

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Why did the police arrest the turkey? Wait for it… Wait for it… They suspected it of fowl play.

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Mantle Scavenger Hunt

I wanted to decorate for Thanksgiving but didn’t want to spend any money. I had bought some things for Halloween (which I justified since we started decorating for Halloween in August). Since the Thanksgiving season is only for a few … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters

We always have family dinners because I think it’s an important as a family but also because I love to hear what my kids say (most of the time). For example, tonight my husband yawned and said, ” I’m pooped.” … Continue reading

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Gloria’s…it’s no Panchos

I love Mexican food. I could eat salsa for days. I got together with several friends the other night for a “Ladies Night.” Every time I say “Ladies Night” I hear Kool & the Gang in my head. Take a … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Turkey

With the upcoming holidays I find my kids increasingly thinking about what they can get – i.e. video games or enormous toys. Therefore they have not set foot in a toy store since August and I hoard all toy catalogs … Continue reading

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