Category Archives: holiday

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day Everyone! Hope you are able to enjoy your time off work and school!

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July 4th Recap

Our family had a great 4th of July long weekend. First item on our weekend was a splash and dash race for my 10 year old. The race consisted of a 100m swim and a 1 K run – short … Continue reading

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Elvis is in the Building – A Kid Costume

When I gave my kids the unofficial “What do you want to be for Halloween” survey back in September, my 9 year old said, “Elvis.” Naturally. So if that’s what he wanted that’s what we were going to figure out. … Continue reading

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Mom Rant

I’m going to rant for a moment. It won’t be becoming of me or show the nice side of myself but it will be truthful. Parents can sometimes suck. I’m not excluding myself from this group, sometimes I suck. But … Continue reading

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Halloween Pillows Made by Kids

I was walking through the store the other day when I found orange polka dot napkins on clearance. I decided to pick up a few since I thought they would make some fun Halloween pillows. My 5 yr old and … Continue reading

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Christmas Card 2013

Whew. It’s been awhile since I was here. So sorry about that extended break. I meant to warn you beforehand but I didn’t quite get to it. Since it’s 2 weeks past Christmas now seems like the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving I hope that everyone gets to spend time with their family and loved ones. For all of you that visit this site and support me thank you! Happy Thanksgiving

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Thankful Turkey – A Family Tradition

Each year I make a paper bag turkey and feathers for our family’s annual Thankful Turkey. He usually gets called Tom the Turkey or Ted the Turkey and we add thankful feathers onto him each day. Here’s a photo of … Continue reading

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Children’s Thanksgiving Books

I have shared some of our family’s favorite Christmas books (along with our Christmas Eve tradition) before so I thought it would be good to share some of our favorite Thanksgiving books. I keep all of our holiday books together … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy

I have successfully eaten every Almond Joy and Heath bar within a 6 square mile radius of my house. It might have something to do with the fact that I told my children those candy bars don’t taste good. Or … Continue reading

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