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Ever Heard of Cafe Press?

So what would your kids say if you asked them what taxes are? My kids know people have to pay taxes, but I don’t know if they understand what happens to the money. Here’s what happened when some little kids were asked: What Does the Government Buy With Tax Money? (The little girl at the […]

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Imagination Forest (My Sister Opened A Toy Store!)

So, you know how there are people who talk about doing things but they never actually do them. I fall into that category most of the time. Not my sister. She is a can (and WILL) do kinda girl.  Case in point: She wanted to open a toy store. So she left her job in […]

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Easter Egg Problem Solved!

Necessity is the motherhood of invention, according to Plato. Easter weekend last year, I couldn’t have agreed more. My younger sister and I were going to do an easter egg hunt in our parent’s yard. All I had to do wash show up with baskets (check!), eggs (check!) and candy (oops!). I checked my wallet […]

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Warpath Mommy

Well, I am on the warpath lately. My current issue – meeting the educational needs of my youngest child. At the beginning of kindergarten, I waited for our (we totally love her) teacher to notice our son’s academic abilities. Didn’t happen. So, I thought, maybe their evaluations don’t include higher-level material because the kids aren’t […]

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Unclaimed Baggage

So, do you know what happens to bags that go missing from airports that never get claimed by their owners? They might end up at a store that sells the contents called Unclaimed Baggage! I heard of this for the first time about a year ago, from a mom friend. And recently, we went to […]

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Chicken & Rice Soup Recipe

I can’t believe it’s still cold outside at the end of March. But it is, so I just made soup. Here’s the recipe. Ingredients 3/4 cup chopped celery (I omitted this) 3/4 cup finely diced onion 1 cup uncooked white rice 2 cubes chicken bouillon 2 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup butter, melted 4 tablespoons […]

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In The Messy Blog

So…a while back, I ran a series of pictures called The Barbie House from a super funny mom named Shannon Doyle. Well, I am happy to tell you that she now has her own blog! It’s called In the Messy and she tells it like it is – with humor.  I have never met her […]

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Dance Party Goodness (A PSA To Take More Video)

I wrote this a while ago and just found it. Had to share. My daughter, Molly, to my husband and me:  “We’re going to do a show for you…” We sit on the couch, and my son, Charlie, starts the music as both kids begin dancing to the Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO. Molly brings […]

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Motherhood Moments: The Babies

My beloved niece, Lydia, does funny things with her baby dolls. This is providing my sister with some laughs. I am so glad she remembered to snap pictures. Here’s an old one and two new ones that I thought were funny. Bad Babies You put your right foot in… No, your right foot. Dummy. This […]

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Motherhood Moments: Chaos Contrition & Humor

So if you missed it, last week I posted this on Facebook Later that day, I received this: According to Molly, the drawing on the right is a re-enactment of my driving into our other car: Oh good, wouldn’t want to forget that. Apparently, the curse words I remember yelling when I hit our other […]

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