Category Archives: music

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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The Black Keys at the Grammy Awards

Loved this performance at the Grammy Awards the other night. It featured the Black Keys with Dr John and the Preservation Hall Jazz band. Sadly, I can only find this poor quality video of the performance but I think it’s … Continue reading

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The Piano Guys

I saw “The Piano Guys” on the Katie Couric show and thought they were so much fun. My kids loved watching them as well so I thought you might too. Here they are playing, “What Makes You Beautiful,” by One … Continue reading

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Call Me Lochte

If you’ve been on the planet anytime within the last 4 months you’ve heard Carly Rae Jepsen’s song, “Call Me Maybe.” The USA swim team made a version of this song but I think my favorite has to be the … Continue reading

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Florence & Santa Barbara

Several weeks ago I flew out to California to attend the Florence and the Machines concert with my sister Kelly. If you remember I had a slight concern about what people wear to concerts these days. Here’s how we ended … Continue reading

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Ain’t Afraid

Turning this WAY UP when it comes on the radio Obviously I don’t play it when my kids are in the car…but I’m a big hit in the car pool line. There just might be some wiggling, pointing, and hand … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Hat

I’m pretty sure everyone guessed from this clue that we had a Mary Poppins 3rd birthday party. And if you have a Mary Poppins party, you have to have a Mary Poppins hat. 1 – Go to Target and buy … Continue reading

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Drop Off Dance

I just dropped my daughter off at preschool for her first day of school this year. Excitedly I jumped into the car, turned off Mary Poppins, and switched the radio on. I started dancing in my car immediately when this … Continue reading

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High School Song

Do you remember what songs you listened to when you were in high school? One of my all time favorite songs from high school was “Beds are Burning” from Midnight Oil. My friend Jess introduced me to the band Midnight … Continue reading

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Piano Week

Andrew & Alex started piano lessons last week. In an attempt to add to their excitement, we had PIANO WEEK at our house. What might you ask is Piano Week? Well, it’s just a week of activities I thought up … Continue reading

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