Monthly Archives: September 2011

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

Actually there’s no chicken dinner for this giveaway. Maybe Kentucky Fried Chicken or Popeye’s would like to sponsor my next giveaway. A girl can dream. Moving on. Time to announce the winner of the Graphic Anthology print. Drum roll please…… … Continue reading

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Drop Off Dance

I just dropped my daughter off at preschool for her first day of school this year. Excitedly I jumped into the car, turned off Mary Poppins, and switched the radio on. I started dancing in my car immediately when this … Continue reading

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No Cost Organizing

I desperately want to be organized but I have one huge obstacle blocking my path toward achieving this goal. Toys. The amount of toys we have is mind boggling. If that’s not bad enough, there’s the fact that each of … Continue reading

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A few days ago we took my two youngest to the children’s hospital in our city. We were there to find out more information about their recently discovered blood disorder and how it will impact their lives. In the days … Continue reading

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Coffee Table Change

Early last year I was walking around the Salvation Army when I spotted a $27.00 coffee table. The furniture caught my attention because it was quite large – 42 inches in diameter! At the time all five of us were … Continue reading

Posted in budget, crafts, decorations, furniture | 28 Comments

CARS Party Featured

J & M’s Eye Candy is featuring my son’s CARS party today. They are sharing all kinds pf parties for 2 weeks! Go and check it out here.

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It’s a Giveaway from Graphic Anthology!

Do you remember this print from my kitchen art wall? This print was the first piece I bought for my art wall and it set the standard with its vibrant color scheme and bold look. Well, guess what? This print … Continue reading

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I Heart Craft Things – Guest Post

Today I have a blogger here who you must meet if you have kids. Rachel, the mom behind I Heart Crafty Things, does activities with her kids which truly inspire me to do more with my children. Most of Rachel’s … Continue reading

Posted in activities, art work, books, guest post, paper craft | 4 Comments

A Thought…

  Have you ever stopped to ponder the following? It was easier to get sleep while sharing a twin bed with your boyfriend in college than it is to share a king bed with your toddler? I’m tired…be back tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Right back atya

Eight years ago I convinced my sister to train for and compete in a triathlon.The race consisted of a half mile swim, a 25 mile bike ride, and a 6 mile run. On race day we were excited yet nervous. … Continue reading

Posted in activities, exercise, family, goals, observations | 19 Comments