Monthly Archives: July 2012

My Story Isn’t Nearly Finished (The Anatomy of Me: Part 3)

I’d suggest you catch up on part 1 and part 2 of this fine little fairy tale before you start the third and final installment… Planning your wedding, and figuring out how to pay for it, during your Senior year … Continue reading

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It’s The Simple Things: Life Passes In An Instagram (Week 30)

It was a good week.  Truly a week of Simple Things.  My kids made me smile more times that I can count this week, starting nice and early Sunday morning. The Little Princess and her brother disappeared upstairs only to … Continue reading

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S’mores Brownies: Desserts Make Dinner

S’Mores Brownies The Beginning The first official recipe for Some Mores was published by The Girl Scouts back in 1927, so for at least 85 years, S’mores have been bring people together around a campfire – and this week, around … Continue reading

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Back to School: 36 Days To Freedom

Not that I’m counting or anything. My first baby going to kindergarten.  I’m not sure how I feel about this.  Actually, yes I am.  I’m excited.  Excited for Addison, for Cullen and for me.  What am I not excited about?  … Continue reading

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Enter the Shutterfly Long Live Summer Photo Contest!

If you’re like me, summer means busy schedules and more time outdoors.  All of the activity often leads to more opportunities to take grab photos of your family and friends than we seem to get in the winter, and who … Continue reading

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5 Simple Tricks to Save You Time in the Kitchen

Whether you work, stay at home or find yourself somewhere in between, we all look for ways to cut our time in the kitchen.  If you have children living at home (regardless of age), your mornings and evenings are probably … Continue reading

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The Formidable Teen Years (Part 2 in The Anatomy of Me)

Catch the first part of the story here. Let’s see… When I left you last, I had been forced to move out of my grandma’s house, dad and the evil step-witch had married, and he and grandpa were fighting over … Continue reading

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It’s The Simple Things: Life Passes In An Instagram (Week 29)

Another week, another 7 days closer to vacation!  I know I’m not the only one who counts down.  Family vacations are stressful, but so worth it.  I’ve been in full prep mode this week, making lists, checking them twice and … Continue reading

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Grilled Pear, Goat Cheese and Pancetta Pizza #SundaySupper

Grilled Pear, Goat Cheese and Pancetta Pizza I’m SO excited for all of the awesome recipes being shared today for this weeks installment of #SundaySupper … I’ve really felt more inspired in my cooking through the last two weeks than … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Get a Taxidermied Cat

About a million years ago, I had a cat.  His name was Smokey and he was my very first pet.  I remember how soft and cuddly he was.  He was black and white and had a little black spot on … Continue reading

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