Monthly Archives: January 2012

January Goals Revisited

Setting goals by the month turned out pretty well for me. While I accomplished a lot of things on and off my list, I will admit I sometimes felt stressed by the list. There were moments when I was sitting … Continue reading

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A Proud Mom

My six year old has come over to the dark side with me. At least that’s the opinion of my husband. To really understand this scenario you have to go back with me thirty years. The place I remember going … Continue reading

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Any illusions you may have had that this is a family blog will be over shortly. Found these quotes. I think they are funny. And my favorite…. Have a great weekend!

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How long have you stood looking into your pantry trying to decide what to eat? I think I stood there for 5 minutes today before coming out with a granola bar. A granola bar, that’s it. Nothing exciting. You’d think … Continue reading

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Where to Go? – Restaurant Printable

My husband and I had a date night on Saturday. Once the babysitters were settled we left. We then drove around aimlessly for 40 minutes because we couldn’t think of a new restaurant to try. ┬áIt seems like every other … Continue reading

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The Kissy Girl

There is a kissy girl in kindergarten. Normally I wouldn’t care. But my son is in kindergarten, so I do. My sweet innocent loving boy is in kindergarten WITH A KISSY GIRL! The other day he came home saying, “Bambi … Continue reading

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Angry Birds Valentines

My six year old requested Angry Birds valentines this year. I just made them and he is “super” excited to give them to his friends. If you’d like a copy of the valentines, click here. Please consider becoming a follower … Continue reading

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Running Pet Peeve

In no way do I consider myself a runner. However, I do feel I am now qualified to comment on something runners often do. When having to wait at a stoplight, runners often jog in place. Why? Is it to … Continue reading

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New Recipe – Bacon Cornbread Muffins

One of my January goals was to try a new recipe. I heard from some of you who thought this was just laughable since you try at least one new recipe a day. And to that I say, good for … Continue reading

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Done! I am done with the half marathon. Praise the lord 0 Hallelijah! I’m happy to report my sisters and I all completed the race. In case you don’t remember, my sister Kelly asked me and our sister Amanda to … Continue reading

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