I love Valentine's Day. I love going out. I love good food. I love romance. I love chocolate. The list goes on...
But sometimes the pressure of finding a babysitter for that one particular night, then heading out to an expensive restaurant only to find it will be a 1 1/2 hour wait time just to eat, seems like more trouble than it's worth. Last year, we decided to do something different - celebrate at home - family style! We still went out, but just chose a different…Continue
When I started writing my Valentine’s Day decorating post I had so many options for kids that I ended up writing a post with…Continue
Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on February 14, 2013 at 1:41am — No Comments
One of the things I miss most about working in a first grade classroom is the arts and crafts projects. There’s nothing quite like a child’s piece of artwork to bring a smile to the face of a teacher or parent. Whether we were celebrating a holiday like Halloween or Christmas or creating a memorable display for Veteran’s Day or President’s Day, arts and crafts creations were wildly popular with the kids. We traced, colored, cut and glued our way through the entire school year and had a…Continue
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** It's kind of disturbing to hear your nine year old sing about having someone blow his whistle. (Yeah, thanks, Flo Rida.)
** I'm beyond thankful I'm not married to a politician.
** Fun-size 3 Musketeers are downright dangerous.
** My ass is gonna beep when I back up if I don't amp up my workout routine again…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 19, 2012 at 7:28pm — No Comments
While my topic won't be pertinent to most moms - and for that I am so grateful - it will be to some who are hurting or they know a mom who is. Please help them out by mentioning their child. It's wonderful hearing the name of our children whether they are here on earth or in heaven; our relationship with them never ever…Continue
** Arnold Schwarzenegger clearly has diarrhea of the mouth. And a penis for a brain.
** It's a tie between the dog, the kids and the husband as to who is the messiest.
** I'm starting to think I live in the Hundred Acre Woods with all the recent wildlife…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 5, 2012 at 9:52pm — No Comments
What have I done?
I know my 11-year-old son is a capable child. He likes to help his dad out at the store and recently our neighbors hired him to look after their cats while they are away on vacation. He does well in school, is a brown belt in karate, loves to play everything from "Bach Minuet in G Major" to "Moves Likes Jagger" on the piano, puts his dirty clothes in the hamper (mostly), keeps his room fairly neat, is always up and dressed for school on time, is helpful,…Continue
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After celebrating Mother's Day this past weekend, I'm not afraid to toot my own horn and say that my kids are huge fans of their mama. In fact, my poor husband is often shoved to the side when it comes to which parent they prefer. And as hunky dory as this all may sound in theory, it isn't always sunshine and roses.
For example, I could be all the way…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 15, 2012 at 11:02am — No Comments
There is a piece of me that is missing. Anyone who has lost their mom can identify with the feeling.
Mother's Day is always a day that stirs up the emotions even more because of her absence. I do have a diversion because I am a mom. My kids and husband do sweet things for me during the day to…Continue
Added by Adventure Mom on May 11, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments
Well, here we are on Day 2 of my Mother's Day Stella & Dot Virtual Trunk Show! If you didn't shop your little heart out yesterday, remember that the party will continue through this Sunday, May 6. You still have a chance to get your holiday shopping done AND be entered into the "Mystery Hostess Drawing". You know you wanna be that lucky winner who gets up to $250 or more in free jewelry!
Perhaps you might also be interested in this kick-ass Campari…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 4, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments
Mother's Day is just around the corner, you know, and what better time to shop for yourself or for someone you love??!! And how cool would it be to do it in your skivvies (if you're so inclined, that is) in the comfort of your very own home?! Well, I'm here to offer that very same convenience to you all with a bonus chance to win some pretty cool free…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 30, 2012 at 8:20pm — No Comments
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Check out this fun craft! Luck of the Clover
Added by Abby Billings on March 19, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
** It's really difficult to do pushups when the dog's trying to hump you.
** Mornings around here are nuttier than a jar of Jif.
** If my house could talk, I'm pretty sure it would say, "Oink!"
** Little boys' fingernails are dirtier than the floor of an Irish pub on St. Patrick's Day.
** Allergy shot are not a very…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on March 16, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments
Check out my latest blog: http://http://mommymomentswithabby.blogspot.com/2012/03/st-patricks-day-fun-for-entire-family.html
Added by Abby Billings on March 9, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments
Last week wasn't a great eating week for me. I still continued eat pretty healthy meals for the most part, but between meals I digressed quite a bit. Monday our neighbors came by with Girl Scout cookies and we were not going to turn them down. They are great neighbors, so we bought 4 boxes. Since I am at work more than I am at home, fortunately I haven't taken too big of a calorie hit because of this.
Tuesday was Valentine's Day, and our truly awesome office manager baked us…Continue
Added by Lanae on February 21, 2012 at 5:56pm — No Comments