Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Couple of Interesting Books

Here are a couple of interesting books I’ve read recently:   The Obituray Writer by Ann Hood 3.5 out of 5 stars From Amazon: On the day John F. Kennedy is inaugurated, Claire, an uncompromising young wife and mother obsessed … Continue reading

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Personal Stylist to Preschoolers

There are children in preschool who dress one hundred times cooler than me. Cute little capri pants, newest JCrew sweater, and the shiniest little flats. At times, I want to steal their wardrobe. However, I think the 3T cardigan might … 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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We’ve Got News…

Hold on to your hats…We’ve got news! We are so excited to have another little person join our family! We will share more information in a few weeks but for now I will tell you that our family has started … Continue reading

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Paper Organizer for the Kitchen

 Ever since we moved into our house, almost three years ago, I have wanted a pin board in the kitchen – somewhere to hang school notes, store deals, and reminders. I was looking at an “extra” pile we had in … Continue reading

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Swimming Girl

In May, when the water was cold, & I didn’t really want to get in the pool, I swam on 15 different days. Why? Let me show you why. “Mommy, can we go to the pool?” Gets me almost every … 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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Our Newest Dance Song

Today I thought I’d share one of the songs the kids and I are loving right now. It’s…The Piano Guys with Alex Boye and their version of Coldplay’s song Paradise (Peponi)! While driving in the car or playing in their … Continue reading

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New Star Wars Prints

The Father’s Day printable at the Big D & Me’s etsy shop has been selling well – thanks friends! I wanted to let you know about three new prints we have added to the store. These prints are perfect for … Continue reading

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16 Years & A Bike Race

Over Memorial Day weekend,  my city hosts a bike race around the town square. Although we have lived here a few years, we’ve never had the opportunity to attend until this year. The cyclists whip around the corners at frightening … Continue reading

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