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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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We Were Saved in the Pantry

After dinner the other night, the kids were amusing themselves with something so my husband and I went on a hunt. “We need dessert. We need dessert.” And then we spotted it in the pantry. “Eureka! It’s a miracle!” Do … Continue reading

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Saving Money & In the Red

Like many of you, our family is trying to save as much money as we can. So one of the ways we are saving money is by using our library. Of course, I’m always skeptical about how much we are … Continue reading

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42 Pains in the Arse

I’ve mentioned a few times about a project my husband and I were working on, one that nearly drove us over the edge. This was the sneak peak. Now here’s the story. My daughter’s preschool had a school auction to … Continue reading

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I’m Back & Thankful

Well, I didn’t plan on  being away from here for a week but that’s just how things turned out. My husband and I were furiously finishing a project I had said yes to (more tomorrow) and only finished about  30 … Continue reading

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Art Holder for Markers, Crayons, Pencils, Glue Sticks, and Scissors

I have wanted an art holder for our kitchen table for awhile now. I looked around the garage and found an old tea light candle holder that I bought at Goodwill for $3 several years ago. My husband drilled the … 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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Middle School Scheduling: A Last Minute Switch

I knew when my husband came home with large protruding crazed eyes, walking ahead of Alex and saying “I’m going to let him tell you,”  it was going to be good. But first, let me back up. Since Alex is … Continue reading

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40

My husband recently turned 40 so the kids and I decorated for the occasion. The glass jars are filled with black beans and then have popsicle sticks standing in the beans. Each popsicle stick had a little picture the boys … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy

The tooth fairy visited here the other night. Thank goodness she remembered to come. On one occasion, a few years ago, the tooth fairy forgot completely. I think she was distracted with the new Law and Order that was on … Continue reading

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