Aug 08

Easy Egg Geodes

Did you also see those crystal egg geodes all over the net and on TV in the Spring? I sure did. I thought to myself, “How difficult can it be to make them with the family?” I took a look at the kits available online, looked at my budget, then decided I’d just wing it. …

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Aug 06

How a Picky Eater Gets Her Own Kids to Eat

What happens when a picky or as I like to say, discerning eater, grows up and becomes a mommy? Is it inevitable that her kids will become choosy eaters? How do you not raise picky eaters when you, yourself, are one? As a family, we have tried many different strategies to get our kids to …

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Aug 05

Easy, Fresh Zucchini Spaghetti!

Ready to try an easy, fresh zucchini spaghetti that is tasty and ready in 30 minutes?  I’m not talking about sauteing some zucchini and adding into a spaghetti primavera.  (Which is yummy, too!) I’m talking about making spaghetti using fresh zucchini as the noodles! And, the very best part, the kids loved it! Loved it, …

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Jul 31

Got Broken Crayons? Make New Ones!

Got Broken Crayons? I sure do! Kids + Crayons = Broken Crayons. I am not a math genius, but that is one equation I know very, very well! One of my kids even decided that he was going to break every single crayon he owned just so he could fit them in a particular holder. …

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Jul 27

Digital Scrapbooking with a Chromebook

Since I started blogging, I’ve started to really look into digital scrapbooking. Digital scrapbooking is when you edit pictures to make things like collages, cards, and even actual scrapbooks or photo albums.  I have done it in the past using Shutterfly and in person at Walmart. Both places have good prices and pretty quick turnaround. …

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Jul 25

Confessions of a Zumba Hypocrite…

Wow, Confessions of a Zumba Hypocrite sounds so serious! But that is what I feel like! At the gym I belong to, the exercise machines and cardio equipment are on the second floor, above the gym and classrooms. Every so often, I’d be working out up there in the morning with my headphones on and …

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Jul 22

The Birthday Comeback!

I returned to blogging today, not that too many people noticed I was even gone. LOL! That’s ok because today is my birthday! Yay me! I love love love love love my birthday! It’s my own personal New Year celebration. It is most likely the one day I wake up happy and hop out of …

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Mar 25

Subscribe and Schedule Free Printables to your HP Printer

I discovered something pretty cool today when setting up another computer to our newest printer, an HP Officejet Pro 8600. You can subscribe and schedule free printables to print directly to your HP Printer! I may be a day late and a dollar short to this, but I had to share it. After I accepted …

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Mar 24

Camera + Family Dog = Fun Times

Fun with the family dog. What happens when you take a family and add one camera and a loving family dog? Hilarity will ensue. At least, our kind of hilarity. Like I have said in some previous posts, I try to make every day not so everyday for our kids. Tonight while we were waiting …

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Feb 20

Because of Desmond

I’m not sure where to begin this. On my About Me page, I share a little about me, my passions,  and what this site is about. However, I haven’t shared my motivation behind why I actually started this site; about why I am trying to figure it out on my own. As I think about …

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