Winter Break

We do not celebrate Christmas, but…being a hibernater at heart I do love this time of year. I love it when school closes, dance goes on break, businesses close and I don’t have anywhere to go. No, I don’t even care that I don’t get fresh air. I mean, it’s not like we’re smoking cameroon […]

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Winter Challenges…

Well, we are experiencing some winter challenges so far this winter. Firstly, we’ve been battling quite a lot of sickness so far this winter. You’d think with all the snow (no need for rain boots here) that the germs couldn’t grow and multiply, but they do. Everyone has a chest cold, baby has had stomach […]

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Splinter Under the Fingernail

Instead of talking about cheap car insurance today…I’m sure you’re as interested as I am in finding the best rates…really! But…I’ve got something much more pressing on my mind today.
Splinters under fingernails!
UGH…OW…torture…right? Yeah…well…how on earth do you get one out without totally decimating your fingernail?
Ruth is the unfortunate recipient of a tiny wood splinter under […]

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Hot Commodities

Need some office decorating ideas ? No? Me neither…what I do need is time and sleep. Both of these are in short supply around my house lately and it’s really getting on my nerves. Both baby and I have had a touch of the flu today, so I’m sure this isn’t helping my mood or […]

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Selling Odds and Ends

Hubby sold a house a few years ago…and in the garage was an antique clawfoot tub that the sellers didn’t want. You might be amazed at the things a realtor will come home with…in this case, we became the owners of a gorgeous tub we didn’t need.
So…it’s been sitting in our garage for years, […]

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Time for Snowmen

Sarah and I performed that annual task today of packing away the autumn decorations and unpacking the snowmen. It’s always fun to dig through the boxes to find all those cute little guys waiting to help usher winter in. They don’t need fat burners … they’re in shape cuz round is a shape, right? In […]

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Winter Workouts

Well…not that I have time to work out or anything with a demanding five-month-old and a houseful of other kids who seem to need something from me every minute of the day…not to mention a house that’s a mess, tummies that need filling…bills to pay…the list goes on…
But, I digress…
IF I had time to work […]

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How can it be December already?!? My mother-in-law celebrated her birthday yesterday (Happy Birthday, Darlene!) so December is a reality. It always sneaks up on me as we’re coming down from Thanksgiving — no phentermine here, but we sure ate a lot of turkey this past week!
Anyway, we have another birthday at the end of […]

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New Baby Coming!

We are excited to announce the impending arrival of our fourth grandbaby next summer. Daniel and wife Jessica are excited to add to their family. Something else to happily distract me away from worrying about diet plans that work and which ones don’t, right? Anyway, all seems good so far and Jessica is almost through […]

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Croupy Baby Woes

Why am I up and posting at 3 am you ask? My ordinarily great night sleeping baby is up barking like a little seal. Who knows where I might wander on the ‘net as I sit here bleary-eyed and nursing her to sleep…not that I’m really trying to end up at …but in my […]

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