Monthly Archives: August 2012

Do You Know Where Your Coffee Comes From?

I have a love affair with my Keurig.  Every morning, I get up and tell my Keurig how much I love it and how thankful everyone in my house should be for it’s existence.  Then I drink my coffee.  When … Continue reading

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Letters for Home

Hosting Shinko for nearly 2 weeks was a great experience for the kids (I’m sure Shinko had a great time too) and we were very sad to send him off to his next host family last week.  He should have … Continue reading

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It’s The Simple Things: Life Passes In An Instagram (Week 34) #TheSimpleThings

Back from vacation, week 1.  Home is definitely not the beach but I supposed I’ll keep it.  I’m finding it hard to get my groove back, but we’re really flying by the seat of our pants until we get a … Continue reading

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Lemon & Dill Shrimp Pasta w/ Oven Roast Corn #SundaySupper

Having everyone sit down for dinner is hard any day of the week, but for many families it’s only getting hard this week… Back to school.  With homework, clubs, practices and other activities to work around, meal time can become … Continue reading

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Just Another Post Full of Political Spew

I don’t post about politics.  Well, I rarely post about politics – and hardly ever here – but with the Democratic National Convention being in town in less than 2 weeks, I somehow feel like I’d be falling down on … Continue reading

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Hosting Shinko: Taking a Monkey on Vacation

I’m not sure what I was thinking when I decided to take a monkey with us to the beach.  Yes, a monkey.  He actually required less attention than my kids.  I don’t remember where I saw the request for host … Continue reading

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Carly Rae Jepsen Didn’t See This One Coming…

I’ve had that stupid awesome song in my head for weeks now.  The girl even convinced me to download it for her.  At least it’s not Yo Gabba Gabba. (For the love of all that is holy, if you don’t … Continue reading

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It’s The Simple Things: Life Passes In An Instagram (Week 33)

Vacation is over :(  It’s time to get back to reality and almost time for back to school!We were blessed with amazing weather last week, making it easy to get in lots of time on the beach.  We had a … Continue reading

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It’s The Simple Things: Life Passes in an Instagram (Week 32)

Oh, where to start!  It’s been a very busy week.  Vacation was looming, we were all itching to get in the car and go and I was packing, packing and packing.  Writing and cooking has been slack this week by … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Mozzarella and Meatball Wrap #SundaySupper

Sadly, this is #SundaySupper’s last week with Katie Workman of Mom 100.  I will forever be grateful to her for being the one to push me to make my own pizza crust, then grill it! Part of Katie’s cookbook is … Continue reading

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