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LEGO Minifigures Scavenger Hunt download

Caroline wanted a lego party for her 6 year old party so I decided to make this LEGO Minifigure Scavenger Hunt. She sat with me and chose all of the figured she wanted on the board. page 2 of the … Continue reading

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Move Over Mia Hamm

So this happened last weekend… Caroline played in her first soccer game. After watching her brothers play in roughly 692,000 games over the last five years, she is so excited to be on a team and play in her own … Continue reading

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Mystery Boxes…Do You Dare (Halloween Party 2013)

We had our annual Halloween party this past weekend and it was a lot of fun. As well as being quite tasty. But….not too healthy (only some of the butter we used). We may have cooked ourselves silly making sugar … Continue reading

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Sesame Street Scavenger Hunt

In one of the more ironic twists of my life, I am now babysitting for the middle school band instructor. I know. Maybe we should not let him or his wife know about all the band bashing that has been … Continue reading

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Anyone for Tennis?

Anyone for tennis? Wouldn’t it be nice? My 8 year old has played tennis on and off for the last year and really enjoyed it. My 4 year old decided she had been carted around to enough sports events and … 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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Minute to Win It Night

For the last 4 years, my family has all gathered for a week in Florida. Since we are all spread out – Texas, Michigan, Illinois, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Canada – it’s a wonderful time for us to come together and … Continue reading

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I’ve Had Enough

I spent my Mother’s Day weekend at a soccer tournament for my¬† oldest. A perfectly good way to spend a weekend in my opinion. What is not a good way to spend a weekend is to listen to j*ack*ss parents … Continue reading

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A Sleepover Party for My 11 Year Old

I have to confess something. I hate sleepover parties. Really hate them. I know I should love them as a mom and love that my friends have kids who want to come to their house but alas, I hate them. … Continue reading

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Cardboard Boxes – So Much Fun!

The last time I talked about Caroline’s super hero party it was concerning the scavenger hunt, bean bag toss, and the chest letters they received. Today it’s, “Exploring the City!” When I looked on pinterest for Caroline’s super hero party … Continue reading

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