Monthly Archives: July 2011

Greatest Show On Earth

Took the kids to the circus yesterday. It was tons of fun. Only problem is that my boys are now practicing on their beds to become Chinese acrobats. I am sure a trip to the hospital is imminent.

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Games We Play

Here are some of the games our family is enjoying this summer YAHTZEE – I’m taking my six year old to Vegas based on his history with this game MEXICAN TRAIN One of the greatest games for all ages of … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Hotel Designer

We recently returned from a two day mini vacation in San Antonio where we visited Sea World (“Yeah, you are the best parents in the world!”) and The Alamo (“This is soooo hot and boring. Can we go home now?”). … Continue reading

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McClippies – I’m in Love

I have to admit when I first found out I was having a girl I thought…I can’t do girl. I know boys – Legos, Star Wars, wrestling. Then Caroline came along and eased my fears, at least for now. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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I was a shameless mother to Caroline. But in the interest of full disclosure I should tell you this. After consuming a dinner of milk, orange slices, and cheddar biscuits at Red Lobster last Friday night, Caroline proceeded to vomit … Continue reading

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My Little Pony…Not for Little Ones Anymore

Recently, I discovered the “My Little Pony” of yesterday and the “My Little Pony” of today are quite different. I turned on the television for Caroline in an attempt to distract her so I could cook dinner. Seeing as my … Continue reading

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Spreading Kindness

*Thank you friends and family for inquiring about my health. I am on the road to recovery and will be back tomorrow. For now, I’ll leave you with this inspiring story* This was on the editor’s page in our local … Continue reading

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Listening Around Our House

Feeling under the weather *** Not feeling too witty right now, half a dozen medications tend to do that***Reposting an oldy from December “Poopy face” “Go poop in a bucket, pooper” “Why did the chicken cross the road?…to get poop” … Continue reading

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Feeling Warm

I was worried for several days that I might be going through early menopause Turns out I accidentally turned on the seat warmers in my car

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Moooooooove Over Pride…We’re Eatin’ for Free

Last Friday, much to Derek’s dismay, we dressed in our cow costumes and headed to Chick-Fil-A for our free meal. Two years ago we dressed as Star Wars characters so we decided to be “Rock Stars” this year. Derek was … Continue reading

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