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Things I Learned From Motherhood

November 28, 2012

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I made it. All my children are young adults and they survived my mothering skills. Well, just about. When you are a very young parent, (I had my first child when I was 22! TWENTY-TWO! I was a BABY!) a lot of parenting is trial and error. I can’t say I grew up knowing how […]

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Across the Interwebz #431

June 29, 2012

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Well, it’s been quite a while since you suffered from some of these! Here are some goofy photos and other shenanigans I’ve found online. Just color the collars and you’re good to go! :beanie: I subscribe to updates from various museums and I saw this old tapestry on one of the posts. OMG!!!! People from […]

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Friday Four Fill-In Blog Hop

December 9, 2011

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Oh my word, it’s Friday and I REMEMBERED that it’s Friday! Friday is one of those days that always sneaks up on me. By the time it’s gone and Saturday rolls around, I realize that Friday happened. :-p Fridays are like Mondays to me. I know, I’m a strange one. Well, anyway, Hilary has had […]

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Boy Scouts: Boys to Men

September 8, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Boy Scouts of America for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. A common complaint by some young kids around here is that there is “nothing to do.” No matter where I live, that seems to be a pretty common complaint. Well, I have an […]

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We Went to Olana!

August 17, 2011

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After weeks of empty promises, I finally made good on my word and took the kids out for a day trip. We endured 2 hours in crazy freeway traffic through our capitol city (Albany, NY) to visit the Olana Historic Site in Hudson, NY, and have a nice lunch along the banks of the Hudson […]

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Random Childhood Story For a Gloomy Rainy Day

August 15, 2011

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I should be working today. I have a zillion articles in my queue for two companies. But it’s raining. And damp. And gloomy. And I’m so tired. I don’t want to be productive today. I was already really productive last week. Can I be unproductive this week? So I’m procrastinating, reading some blogs that I […]

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Contest: Parent’s Choice Infant Formula Savings Sweepstakes

July 4, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PBM Products for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you moms and dads heard of Parent’s Choice Infant Formula Savings Sweepstakes? It’s a “generic” brand of baby formula that costs a fraction of the price of the fancy name-brand baby formula. The Parent’s […]

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A Review of the S107G Gyro Helicopter Toy

June 5, 2011

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The boys were pretty excited to get a remote controlled helicopter in the mail! This model is the S107G Mini Gyro Remote Controlled Helicopter by Syma, sold by Xenon Project online. It’s got 3 channels, which is helpful to avoid radio interference (of which we have in our town). The toy costs about $25 (shipping […]

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Random Toodles #456

May 27, 2011

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My son has been doing a very intense writing course in English. The book has him do maybe a dozen little paragraphs every day. He’s tired of writing paragraphs (even though I tell him that’s what I do all day long, too!) and his writing has become a bit droll. As I was proofreading another […]

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Frugal Alert! Baby Products Coupons and Deals

April 23, 2011

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PBM Products for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I thank God every day that my four kids are out of diapers and off baby food. MAN oh man, that stuff was expensive. I have seen prices go up and up, and I wonder […]

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