I grew up in a big family, and it was rare that my mom splurged on those yummy, high-priced treats like Oreos or Little Debbie snack cakes. But when she did buy them, she'd always issue a warning as she took them out of the bag - a sentence that puzzled me for years:
"I swear, I'm not going to buy these again if you're just going to eat them," she'd tell us as we hovered around her eagerly.
Cramming Oreos into my mouth, I'd just shrug. What does that even mean? My mom…Continue
Added by Diane Majeske on January 8, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
I've been doing a bit of "blog hopping" recently, i.e., finding new blogs to read and follow and making new friends in the process. Yesterday, I read a post which was titled "Reasons to be Cheerful" by Ghostwritermummy and discovered it's part of a linky where bloggers leave their link to their blog and give others the opportunity to read their post. It's a wonderful way of networking, that social…Continue
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I want it all. The romantic dates… the perfect stares… the right word at the right moment… letting go like never before… with no fear or distraction.…Continue
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On Tuesday the 14th I have hip replacement surgery.
This is to help the knee surgery I had last year
that didn't quite go as planned. Grrrr!!
Meanwhile, please don't forget
" Taconi and Claude -…Continue
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I was making this last night and thought I’d share it because I hate normal meatloaf. I don’t know if this qualifies as “meatloaf” technically, and it’s definitely not a romantice, light the…Continue
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Now is the time to start planning a special Valentine’s Day celebration for your main squeeze/spouse/partner.
And special does not mean
First of all, avoid the clichés say NO to Chocolate and Flowers.…Continue
Added by Charissa Cowart on January 7, 2011 at 2:08pm — No Comments
Say I Love You this Valentine’s Day with a thoughtful gift for your child.
Homemade Card: Kids love crafts, so make a heart-shaped personalized card for your child.
No Candy: Skip the candy for Valentine’s Day. Many kids still have chocolate left over from Christmas, and the Easter Bunny is just around the corner!…Continue
Added by Charissa Cowart on January 7, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments
When the winter blues start to set in - Valentine’s Day warms things up with red and white, and lots of fun!
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Let’s face it, dinner and a movie is so boring, it might be ok for a first date, but not for Valentine’s Day. February 14th is a day for you fellas to really stand out and show your girl (or woman) how much you care about her. That means taking some time to really plan out a few truly unique and romantic ideas for…Continue
Added by Charissa Cowart on January 7, 2011 at 1:37pm — No Comments
Yesterday I was so tired and lacking motivation to get out of bed, I decided to stay in bed instead of getting up early and taking a shower before my little monster woke up. Boy, did I pay the price for that decision. Instead of the nice, relaxing shower I usually take while she is sleeping I had a really hot and then really…Continue
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I have not posted for a few days because frankly I am a little embarrassed to admit that I fell off into the deep end this week.
We have been sick in this house and my sons lack of sleep with the cutting of the teeth had taken its toll. Even with all the affirmations and positive mirror talk I let the no sleep…
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NEW Fun for Kids Friday Blog Hop. Link Up with a creative post about an Easy Kid Craft or a Family Friendly Recipe. Please link directly to your post (not your main blog URL) in the linky below. Then, have fun, visit and comment with…Continue
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