I’m a Bad Serger Mommy

I took my “new” serger in for an owner’s class today. It’s been “sick” and I was about to throw it out the window because I was so frustrated with it. Turns out the problems were mainly “user error” (blush). Two little finger thingies broke off the stitch plate so…

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SO Proud!!

I am SO proud of “my” band! I’ve directed one of the Fox Valley Lutheran Middle School Bands on Saturday mornings for the past 5 years. I started out with the beginners, but have had the intermediate band the past two years. Every May the band competes in a judged…

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Integrity

Integrity – it’s something you either have or don’t have. Having integrity means: You do the right thing, just because it’s right You tell the truth, no matter what You stand up for what you know is right You admit your mistakes and try to make it right As I…

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I need a 12-step program!

I sit poised at the edge of my rocking chair, hear pounding, eyes searching the computer. My left hand is repeatedly pressing F5 to refresh the page, my right hand is poised over the mouse which has been carefully positioned where I think the “Add to Cart” button will magically…

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Thoughts of Change

I’ve been thinking of making some changes in ZZD, but am not sure if the changes are a good idea or not. I’m hoping if I write them down I’ll be able to think more clearly… if anyone wants to chime in with opinions I’m open too! First, I’m going…

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Non-Valentine’s Day Gift!!

Last Friday Teacher asked if he had to get me a Valentine’s Day present. Being a good wife I said “No, of course you don’t have to get me one.” Then he pulled a gorgeous necklace out of his pocket and said “Well then, I guess you can have this…

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Update on Grandma

My grandma’s test results came back and she has breast cancer. 🙁 She’s having a lumpectomy on the 15th and radiation after. I think it’ll be hard for her to be so tired – even at 87 years old she has tons of energy and is totally on the go.…

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THIS is a bad thing!

Today during naptime I was sitting at the table working on a few things and enjoying the peace and quiet in the house. The sun was shining, all the daycare children were sleeping and one of my favorite CDs was playing quietly in the background. I could hear Z-Man bumping…

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Doctor day today

Little Guy went to the doctor for his four month check-up today. He was such a cutie, smiling his wide-open-mouth at Shannon and all the nurses! He’s doing great – 75% in weight and height. Yea for Mommy Milk! Shannon raved over how well he’s doing, what a cutie he…

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