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Kindergarten Kids – A Whole Week of Vacation?

Problem:  When we were kids, I had Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday off for Thanksgiving. That’s reasonable, right? One wouldn’t really question that. That’s pretty much what the work world does, too. Well, thank goodness for me, I had a chat … Continue reading

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Tales of a Completely Ordinary Mother

I’m going to make some changes around here presently, and in thinking about how to go about it, I had a conversation with a friend about how I am not an unlikely mother at all. What false branding. Sure, the … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Andouille Dirty Rice

I am so pleased to be here today and share one of my favorite Cajun recipes on my friend Darlena’s incredible blog, Tales of an Unlikely Mother. Please, let me introduce myself: I’m Jessica, the girl behind the Cajunlicious blog. … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites

I got this recipe from my friend Cassie, just a few days ago. They came out so well that my husband is already talking about “the next time” I make them. Haha. Now, trust me, you can make better-looking bites … Continue reading

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Colorless Thoughts on Black Friday

I don’t like Black Friday.  It’s not the starting at ridiculous a.m. that gets me.  It’s not the notion of big, bad capitalism taking over the holidays.  It’s not the fear of being run over by thousands of parents who need just … Continue reading

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Here it is, Thanksgiving Day, and I am not making a turkey.  There is no bread in the over, no pie cooling on the rack, no clink of glasses, no shovelling of forks. It’s not that we don’t like Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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