How I Spent my Summer Vacation – Day Three

Tuesday was a busy day: swimming lessons in the morning, a dentist appointment for me in the afternoon, and the neighborhood’s annual block party at night. Even though Teacher and I were busy, Jo-Bear found time to work on the stairs. This is the ugly tile we inherited when we…

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Target Beauty Box – September 2016

I almost didn’t get the Target Beauty Box for September, but Princess accidentally made me get it. And I’m really glad she did! I was planning to skip September because I have SO MANY samples to use up, but Princess asked if I’d order the Boxes this month. Since I…

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Target Beauty Box – August 2016

Here we go again!   “Must-haves. Can’t-do-withouts. Obsessions.” you say? I can’t wait!   It’s looking promising so far. I love it when there are full-size samples and samples of both shampoo and conditioner. Happy happy so far!   Juice Organics Repairing Shampoo & Conditioner. “A nursing blend of organic…

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How I Spent my Summer Vacation – Day One

I usually take one week of summer vacation during the kids’ swimming lessons because I love taking them to the pool. The downside is that we can’t take a trip anywhere because they’d miss lessons. But the upside is that we can do home improvement projects, and have a whole…

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation – Prequel

You know how you plan a quick and easy project and it snowballs into something not so quick or easy? Yeah. That.   It all started when I noticed the flooring in front of the dishwasher was curling up. We discovered that the dishwasher was leaking underneath the flooring. So…

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Target Beauty Boxes – July 2016

OK, OK, I know it’s past July. (Where did summer go???) I wanted to share the goodies from the July Beauty Boxes anyway, and you can still get all the products at Target or sign up for your own Beauty Box. Yes, you read that right, Target Beauty Boxes, as…

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Mrs. Duvall’s Crab Cake Recipe

Teacher and I have a symbiotic relationship: he likes to cook and I like to eat. It’s a match made in heaven. Since cooking for me makes him happy, and eating what he cooks makes me happy, Teacher is always on the lookout for recipes he thinks I’d like. Neither…

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The Anniversary Picnic

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Saturday morning most of us descended en masse on Mom & Dad’s house to get ready for the picnic. By “us” I mean Uncle Ike, Aunt Elle and their boys, Uncle Jay, College Boy, Irish Girl and their kids, Cowboy, Princess and their girls yes I have news to share,…

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Sleep, Glorious Sleep!

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Teacher is one of those people who can fall asleep almost anywhere, anytime. And he’s not the only one. Me not so much. I’ve always had a hard time falling asleep, even when I was a kid. Sometimes I know there’s something on my mind, like planning an anniversary party,…

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