Designer kids clothes

With the arrival of nicer weather lately, I have been hard at work this week figuring out my kids spring and summer wardrobes. You have no idea what a task this is with 7 kids to organize! Truly monumental. One of the things I’ve started doing in recent years is utilizing the […]

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Special treat for you!

Sarah’s band teacher handed her this picture yesterday. I think this is the only picture we ended up getting from the concert. I sure look like I’m concentrating and playing beautifully…don’t I???? 😛

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Cosmetic Surgery Center

Someday…I’m telling you…someday I am going to repair some of the damage wreaked on my body by my precious children. There are a lot of things that bug me even when I am in shape. I won’t go into gory detail, as I know I have a few male readers and I don’t […]

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Yay me!

Just wanted to put this here to help keep me accountable – especially as the weekend is coming up. I have exercised every day this week and have eaten “clean” – meaning no snacks other than fruit or protein.? Nothing high fat or sweet!? Swimsuit season is fast approaching and I’m going to be […]

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I signed up

…several weeks ago. At first it was very exciting and a bit confusing. I was there at the tail end of the Alpha testing phase, so there were still quite a few bugs they were working through while I was trying to get myself acclimated. That part was a little tough. […]

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Why Women Cry

My mother-in-law sent this to me the other day and I wish I had read it earlier. I am not easily moved by the email stuff, but this one got me. It’s a good one.

A little boy asked his mother, ‘Why are you crying?’ ‘Because I’m a woman,’ she told him.
I don’t […]

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Helping kids be aware of earth day with a fun site

I just found a neat site that my kids and I are going to spend some time exploring today. Let me tell you about it…
The website is called Dizzywood. It is an online game for kids between the ages of eight and twelve. What caught my attention is a special promotion they […]

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Thought for the Day


Make it a breeze not a battle
Try not to fight. When you think about it, very few things are worth fighting for. Wise people avoid fights. They wait patiently, speak positively, let go easily. They see benefit in everything and they envision a future of abundance They trust that all needs […]

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