Monthly Archives: June 2012

10 things I’m shocked by… week 2 as a pseudo-SAHM

1. At the end of the day, my whole body aches. Tending to 35 pounds of precious, clinging, climbing NEED will take it out of you. 2. Parks are surprisingly crowded during business hours. I didn’t know my small town … Continue reading

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Beef chicken beef chicken beef….

Getting old?  That’s the general consensus. So, per reader request, I am sharing one of my “quick n’ easy” recipes that breaks up the beefchickenbeef monotony.   Teriyaki Fish You will need:                 … Continue reading

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I was less busy when I was working…

Today is the first day of my second week off. I know this because I just looked at a calendar. Otherwise, not being in school, I have no reason or inclination to keep track of silly things like dates and … Continue reading

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Arts and crap.

A quick and easy tutorial…. Cement keepsake garden stones with your child’s hand and foot prints! You will need… -a bag of quick setting concrete mix ($4.48 @ Lowe’s) – aluminum pie tins (3 for $1.24 at Wal-mart) -a can … Continue reading

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What I’m reading…

And no it’s not 50 Shades of Grey. Sorry. Having been tied up this week in ‘last week of school’ rituals and duties– Final exam reviews, exemption verifications, attendance tallies, textbook inventory, and the twisted faculty scavenger hunt from hell … Continue reading

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Big # 2– UPDATE!

Zac’s Sesame Street birthday party extravaganza was a BIG hit– he had more than 40 guests, tons of food, and even more tons of fun! We all went to bed feeling very blessed and dog tired. Here are the highlights… … Continue reading

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A big # 2…

Two years ago today, I was exactly 40 weeks and one day pregnant… one day past my calendar due date with Zachary. I’m not sure why that extra day was so significant, but I seem to remember feeling different that … Continue reading

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