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A New Year of Fail Won’t Hold Me Back

It is January the fourth. I set out a bunch of resolutions and have not yet followed one of them. I have, however, – eaten all the Christmas goodies– eaten a large bag of Cheetohs– stayed up too late reading … Continue reading

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Use Goodwill with Good Will

Being the holiday season, we’ve made a few trips to Goodwill, dropping off old, unused toys, and picking up new (to us) ones! I’m not really big into huge causes and I can’t contribute much to society at this point … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – Christmas Cookies

For this recipe Monday, let’s just recap a few cookie recipes with new pictures! First, anisette cookies. These came out better than last year’s! I cooked the whole batch this year, and ended up with nine dozen cookies. RECIPE: Next … Continue reading

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Preschool Pointers – 17: How to Hide Presents

Problem: You went out shopping for your kids’ Christmas presents, and you think, man, they’ll never check here! (At four, my kids aren’t looking for presents specifically. They’re into the Santa thing, hook, line and sinker.) But they will check there, and … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree: Kid Style

Well, I’ve always admired those classy, themed Christmas trees, with color schemes and expensive ornaments. Too bad for me, since I’ll not see one of those for, oh, thirty years. All our ornaments are plastic (now…we had a dicey year … Continue reading

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All This Mom Wants for Christmas

Dear Santa, I have been an incredibly good girl this year. I haven’t accidentally killed or maimed my children, I steam cleaned the carpets at least one time, I do the dishes every damn day, and I put up with … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – Easiest Fudge Ever

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Recipe Monday – Peanut Dip

Okay, so this was a pinterest fail, but it tasted so good, I’m reclaiming it. My suggestion is to not bother making it into any kind of bar thing. Melt the whole shebang, and throw it in a bowl. Use … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

We always have great Independence Days over here. It’s just about our best family holiday. I’m not sure if that’s because the girls don’t have high expectations because we don’t talk about it before the event, or if we’ve just … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Well, Father’s Day is around the corner and I’m about as crafty as a foot as I was telling a friend last night. So, while the kids make him drawings, painting and macaroni necklaces, what do I get him? Paper … Continue reading

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