Category Archives: animals

A Dog & A Dream

As I’ve made perfectly clear in previous posts, our dog drives me bonkers. Whether it’s eating plastic skeletons (yes, that’s the latest item to go) or digging holes in the back yard, she just drives me crazy. Believe me, there’s … Continue reading

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Pioneer Camp

My 7 year old is attending pioneer camp at a local farm and museum. Everyday he comes home from camp saying, “I love this camp. I’m so glad I have 3 more days of camp.” From what he’s told me … Continue reading

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NOT!

After reading books to Caroline and putting her down to bed, I was informed by my husband that our dog ate one of my shoes, a ball, and an oven mitt. To be honest I was just shocked. NOT! Wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Spring Break is Over

Spring break is over today but we had a busy week doing a lot of kid chosen activities. *First haircut *Went to see the movie “Tin Tin” * Trip to the zoo *IKEA trip for lunch and closet supplies (OK, … Continue reading

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Art Project with Andrew

My six year old has been asking for months to create a piece of wall art similar to this one. source I have stalled and stalled on it because 1) it would take a good amount of time to complete … Continue reading

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A New Addition

Remember my post “A Hairy Christmas?” It could have been considered hairy for an entirely different reason. We got a dog. Now to be clear, I never wanted a dog. Ever. In my experience, they are stinky and their hair … Continue reading

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Greatest Show On Earth

Took the kids to the circus yesterday. It was tons of fun. Only problem is that my boys are now practicing on their beds to become Chinese acrobats. I am sure a trip to the hospital is imminent.

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My Little Pony…Not for Little Ones Anymore

Recently, I discovered the “My Little Pony” of yesterday and the “My Little Pony” of today are quite different. I turned on the television for Caroline in an attempt to distract her so I could cook dinner. Seeing as my … Continue reading

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Moooooooove Over Pride…We’re Eatin’ for Free

Last Friday, much to Derek’s dismay, we dressed in our cow costumes and headed to Chick-Fil-A for our free meal. Two years ago we dressed as Star Wars characters so we decided to be “Rock Stars” this year. Derek was … Continue reading

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What Are They Really Like?

At the very minimum, I have read at least one piece of children’s literature everyday for the last nine years. Through those daily readings I have become quite familiar with some characters. I have visited museums with them, gone camping … Continue reading

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