Monthly Archives: October 2012

An Opportunity

My son is being transformed, right before my eyes. He’s almost sixteen, and there have been quite a few growing pains, in the past year especially. The teen years are challenging, exciting, and mentally and emotionally exhausting. For the kids … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree

For the past few weeks Mark has been saying that we need to get the outside Christmas lights put up before it starts to snow. After all, it’s October, and we already had a freaky early snowfall a few weeks … Continue reading

Posted in Fun in the Snow, Uncategorized

My Friend, the Crock Pot

When life gets crazy and hectic, and it does too often in my household, the crock pot saves my sanity and my budget. We don’t do fast food in our family, it too quickly adds up and the nutritional value … Continue reading

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Belated Birthday

Sarah turned 14 on September 11. She and a friend decided to have a joint birthday party at our house, since M’s birthday was three days after Sarah’s and they have mutual friends. It had been a few years since … Continue reading

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My Love for Freddy’s, Costco, Tortilla Soup, Tortillas, Lands’ End and The Library

I’d love to write more blog posts, but I just can’t seem to squeeze much writing time into my day. I’m surprised I have readers at all, as my posts are so infrequent and unremarkable. When I read some of … Continue reading

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