Monthly Archives: August 2013

His New Teacher

My eight year old really comes out with funnies sometimes. The latest one was about his new teacher. ┬áBeing completely serious…”Dad, Mrs. H is as old as you. She’s 40 but I think she only looks 38.”   I’m hoping … Continue reading

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A Little Bead Art

I’ve got another weekend project for you and this actually only took a weekend to complete! Woohoo! The last weekend project culminated in completing this magnet board above our piano. I went ahead and worked on another project and here’s … Continue reading

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School is in!

This year… 3 kids… 3 different schools… 3 different drop off times… 3 different pick up times… Let the games begin!

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Dear Costco

Dear Mr. Costco, My family loves visiting your store and sampling all those goodies your A1 hairnet troops are providing. In fact, my husband loves it so much he needs a stern talking to before his trips there with our … Continue reading

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A Weekend Project

Why do weekend projects always end up taking until the following Thursday to complete? Maybe it’s just us but we can never seem to complete a project in the estimated time. Our family began collecting magnets several years ago as … Continue reading

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And then…

And then there was the time the Dillard’s sales lady laughed at my bra size. Yes. Yes she did. Huge boost to the self esteem. Let me back up. Since my bra supply was depleted I went in search of … Continue reading

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The Weather

I just love when the weather man says, “Looks like that cold front is coming in tomorrow night so it is going to be great for outdoor activities. Going to feel much cooler out there. Get out and enjoy the … Continue reading

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I have a confession. For the past 10 days I have been in Europe with my 11 year old and my sister. As you are reading this I am probably on a 10 hour flight, standing in line for the … Continue reading

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A New Fangled Contraption

We’ve been taking our dog Sophie for a walk every morning now that swim practice is over for the summer. If we don’t take her in the morning, it’s not happening since the morning temps have been in the 80’s … Continue reading

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Just like AJ

Last week I had a sinus infection which required a trip to the doctor to get some meds. Honestly, I could have skipped the doctor, I just needed the z-pack. My doctor was out for the week so I saw … Continue reading

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