Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mini Jeff Corwin

Our 8 year old has loved animals since before he could talk. He loves animal books, animal figures, the zoo, the aquarium, and animal shows. His favorite to watch is Jeff Corwin on Netflix. He combines humor and information and … Continue reading

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Thank You Teachers!

Teaching is one of the hardest jobs out there. And if you think it’s not, you are probably sending your kids to school fed, clothing them appropriately, providing them with school supplies, and helping them with homework when they get … Continue reading

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Bangs Gone Wrong

I’m only showing you this so I can get some love. I admit it’s a shameless ploy for someone to tell me, “You don’t look that bad.” It’s been about 4 months since my last haircut so I really was … Continue reading

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A Dog, A Girl, and a Leash

“Sophie, come here. I need to put your leash on.” “Sophie! Come here. We are going for a walk. I want to put your leash on you.” “Sophie, come here. 5! 4! 3! 2! 1! Sophie I counted. Come here.” … Continue reading

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Three Good Reads

Here are a few more books that I have enjoyed lately… The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff 5 stars ¬† ¬†From Amazon: It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and … Continue reading

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Zombie Style

My kids think I am the biggest buzz kill ever. If they had their way they would watch tv and play video games constantly. But…insert evil witch cackle…they don’t have their way. I believe kids need time to be bored. … Continue reading

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