Category Archives: husbands

Buying Paint Today

Sherwin Williams paint goes on sale today (40% off) so when you  read this I am probably  standing in line at Sherwin Williams buying a gallon (or two) of paint. My husband is sooooooo excited that about this. And that’s … Continue reading

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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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Weekly Menu

I hate cooking. No, that’s not actually true. I really really dislike cooking. It’s not calming for me, it’s not enjoyable, I just don’t like it. I don’t like menu planning either. (I have obviously now entered my Archie Bunker … Continue reading

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The Rabbits – Part 2 – It Gets Ugly

Well folks. It didn’t get all Hakuna Matata on us over her. It went the way of the Circle of Life in a slightly more horrific way than I imagined. If you recall, our backyard became a rabbit sanctuary for … 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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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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