Monthly Archives: July 2013


Every time the song, Radioactive by the Imagine Dragons, comes on the radio, I turn it up, and flash my gang symbols. Well, not really but I feel tough listening to it. Turns out I shouldn’t have. The video has … Continue reading

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Dress Like a Cow Day!

In keeping with yesterday’s free food post, Chick-fil-A’s “Dress Like a Cow” day is today, July 12th! Every customer who comes dressed as a cow from head to toe will receive a FREE MEAL. If you are partially dressed like … Continue reading

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Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven Today!

Well, the title sort of says it all. Free slurpees at 7-Eleven today! Get it – 7 – Eleven – July 11th Visit any 7-Eleven today and receive a free small slurpee! Hooray! I’ll have 3 extra kids with me … Continue reading

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Parenting Fail

Why is the only way effective way to stop my children from yelling is to yell at them myself? “You must stop yelling!”

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Adoption Update #1

A few people have asked for an update on the adoption so here it is: Paperwork and wait. Repeat. Many times. We’ve completed our home study which required references, autobiographies, and answers to many questions. We’ve been accepted by the … Continue reading

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Camp is here!

My 4 year old is flying the coop for a few days this week and she couldn’t be more excited. School has been out for her for almost 2 months now and she is tired of me. And well…I hope … Continue reading

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Happy July 4th!

Happy July 4th from our family to yours!

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Our Daily Schedule

I know it’s summer and it’s supposed to be a carefree anything goes time but I need to have some sort of timeline for the day. Here’s a rough sketch of what our day usually looks like: 7:30 – 8:00 … Continue reading

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Sleep Help

I am not a good sleeper. I have to have a fan on, a sleep machine, and the air about 65 degrees. Even with all of that, I toss and turn some nights, all night long. So I was excited … Continue reading

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