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Monthly Archives: October 2011
Happy Halloween my peeps! You can just smell all the sugar and high fructose corn syrup in the air. In the spirit of the holiday, I am posting the obligatory pictures of my children dressed up. (After all, they are … Continue reading
I recently reunited with an old friend on Facebook. She and I met in seventh grade and continued being friends throughout junior high and high school. We survived bus rides, lab experiments involving frogs, big hairstyles of the late 80′s, … Continue reading
So canning season is over. (This is where I start singing the Hallelujah Chorus loudly and with extreme gusto.) Let me say for the record that I am immensely happy that all canning has ceased for the year. So happy, that … Continue reading
Last year the kids and I studied Africa and, in particular, South Africa. Trying to explain apartheid to a second and third grader is not the easiest thing I have ever done. In fact, squeezing a small human out of … Continue reading
There is something about all this cold, wet weather that brings out the reader in me. I am one of those strange, weird people who actually look forward to bad weather, because it means I am justified in going nowhere … Continue reading
Fall is here and this morning I had to turn on my furnace. That means the garden needs to be cleared and quickly tidied before bad weather arrives. It’s time to pull up the carrots and pick the last of … Continue reading
So I checked the calendar today and realized that Halloween is two weeks away. And then I had a heart attack on my sticky, applesaucy floor. As a non-crafty and notoriously cheap mom, Halloween is my nemesis. There is so … Continue reading
This has not been one of the greatest weeks of my life. It hasn’t been the most horrible either. However, when you get right down to it, this week has pretty much been a bust. At the beginning of the … Continue reading
Today was a certifiably bad day. One of those days that require the ingesting of a high calorie food item with little nutritional value. The kind of day that seems to highlight all of your flaws and none of your … Continue reading