Author Archives: Jennifer

July 4th Recap

Our family had a great 4th of July long weekend. First item on our weekend was a splash and dash race for my 10 year old. The race consisted of a 100m swim and a 1 K run – short … Continue reading

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Cleanup Hitters of the Fridge

Do you ever notice that moms are the cleanup hitters of the fridge? Everyone else can open up the fridge, look at all its contents, and declare, “There’s nothing to eat.” But moms on the other hand, look at the … Continue reading

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What Happened to Your…?

You know the rule about never asking a woman if she’s pregnant? Even if she’s so round in the belly she looks as if she’s having triplets? You. Just. Don’t. Say. Anything. Well, I was asked something along those lines … Continue reading

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Simple Spring (& Summer) Mantle

We recently had company coming over and an empty mantle so I looked around the house for some materials to make something. I had recently ordered several $5, 8 x 10 canvases for our house from an online company. The … Continue reading

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Skiing for Spring Break

Since we are just 2 days away from being done with school this year I thought that now would naturally be a good time to share some spring break photos. For their Christmas present this year, my sister and her … Continue reading

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LEGO Birthday Banner

My daughter turned 6 awhile ago and for the first time ever we were able to have a family party. My siblings and parents as well as my husband’s sister and parents all live in different parts of the US … Continue reading

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Jar of Teenage Love

I think everything a teenager says should be bottled up and then given back to them in 30 years. Just open up that jar of love and say, “Enjoy!” Am I talking about my own kids? Nope. Not yet. I’ve … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Day Jokes for Your Kids

I’m always leery of playing practical jokes because I’m always afraid of what will then be done to me in retaliation. I hate surprises so I don’t do well with surprise parties, things jumping out at me, or anything of … Continue reading

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My Potential According to a 4th Grader

I am working again this year as a part time tutor to elementary school kids. Over the past 17 years I’ve been a special education teacher, a math support teacher, and finally a tutor. I actually love the tutoring job … Continue reading

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Ruthless – Mom Observation

Inviting people over to dinner always seems like a good idea until you look around your house the day of the event….And once it’s under an hour before their expected arrival it’s amazing how unsentimental you can suddenly become toward … Continue reading

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