Happy New Year 2015
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Lessons Learned In 2014

Happy New Year 2015

So most folks have sent their 2014 lessons learned out already, but that prompt and “right on top of that” action will not be found here. Nonetheless, here are my lessons learned from last year 1. This blogging thing is hard. 2. The baby shop is closed, therefore not trying for the “the girl”. 3. I would rather have dinner with a murderer than at my house. 4. Preventative measures such as good dental hygiene and the flu shot have lost my faith. 5. My threshold for clean has hit an … [Read more...]

Ain’t Got Time For That!

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As we head into the “most wonderful time of the year”… whatever, I feel the knots in my already tense neck tighten, my teeth clench, and a few more gray hairs shine through. Christmas??? I ain’t got time for that! It’s bad enough I barely have time to do regular, human, day to day, normal, functioning member of society stuff much less drop the Christmas bomb; snow, decorating, family, gifts, travel, parties, dress up, my kids, other people’s kids, lunches, dinners …. on top of these 20 other … [Read more...]

A year ago…

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  A year ago we were on a family vacation in Hawaii. Oh how I miss this time, touring here, visiting there, no where to be, no one to see, eat whatever, do whatever... not a thought of "life at home." It doesn't take much to let your mind escape home when you're there and I found myself  having thoughts like " I wonder how much a house would cost here?" or "The kids would love school here!" I can dream right? We toured around quite a bit, enjoying all the sites and beaches, trying new … [Read more...]

Scary Mommy

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Normally Halloween doesn’t mean a whole lot around here. My sister usually takes charge of what the boys are wearing, where they will be trick and treating, and sorting out the loot … she’s into this stuff. This year our new school has somehow managed to lasso me into all this Halloween hype, and has somewhat turned me into a scary mommy. This year Lil’J and the Boss Man have to wear “real costumes” not fantasy characters.  So, instead of a Ninja Turtle you can be a turtle, or instead of the … [Read more...]