Category Archives: Alex

Immature Parents

There are times when I believe I am way too immature to be a parent. This afternoon was one of those. I picked up my 6th grader from school today and asked him how is day went. He mumbled a … Continue reading

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The Rabbits, It’s Always the Rabbits – Part 4

Read here for The Rabbits – part 1, part 2, part 3 I know what you are thinking…Again with the rabbits? Yes, the rabbits but this time it’s different. Unbelievably, I just bought some rabbits. I know. Along with the … Continue reading

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Christmas Card 2013

Whew. It’s been awhile since I was here. So sorry about that extended break. I meant to warn you beforehand but I didn’t quite get to it. Since it’s 2 weeks past Christmas now seems like the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Days 1, 2, & 3 While in Japan

My husband just returned last night after being away for almost 2 weeks on a business trip to Japan. (He had to go train people in a computer program. No one in Japan has the technical knowledge to do this … Continue reading

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

Baby, it’s cold outside. Actually, it’s not just cold in Texas right now, it’s freezing. Wednesday we were in shorts and it was 79 degrees outside. Thursday we had tons of freezing rain and temperatures below 30 degrees. School was … Continue reading

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Five Minutes Until

Isn’t it amazing how the words, “Five minutes until dinnertime,” can suddenly cause 3 people who just spent the previous 30 minutes arguing about which game they should play, to immediately start playing a game as if they had been … Continue reading

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London Gift Options

Dear Family, We really would have gotten you something from our trip to London, it’s just that there were so many wonderful options to choose from in the gift shop that we became overwhelmed and had to leave immediately. But … Continue reading

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London – Day 2

Alrighty, last we left off in London we were following a group of men in their Speedos. You know, typical London stuff. Onto day 2…Buckingham Palace to start. Front. Here’s a picture of the back after we took a tour … Continue reading

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Thankful Turkey – A Family Tradition

Each year I make a paper bag turkey and feathers for our family’s annual Thankful Turkey. He usually gets called Tom the Turkey or Ted the Turkey and we add thankful feathers onto him each day. Here’s a photo of … Continue reading

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Halloween 2013

Just popping in today to share costumes from last night. My 4 year old was a cheetah for most events this Halloween but chose to be Belle for trick or treating. My 11 year old didn’t care about his costume … Continue reading

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