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Christmas List FREE Printable – Something I’d like, Something I need…..

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It is time to start our reasonable Christmas lists! In our family we do three presents and a personalized stocking.  Our four presents are “Something I want, something I need,…

3 reasons why I am not sending you a Christmas card this year.

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It is the time of year that so many of us are thinking about Christmas cards.  The holiday season is fast approaching and Christmas cards are such a nice sentiment. …

Peter Pan and Wendy Costumes : Boy & Girl Twin Costume Ideas

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Peter Pan and Wendy is one the sweetest group costume ideas ever.  Peter Pan and Tinker Bell are a very popular choice, but we chose Peter and Wendy Darling for…

UPDATE! 1/2 way there! Help me get Laura and her girls to Disneyland!

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Our family took a trip to my happy place, Los Angeles during the last week of Summer vacation.  Los Angeles was a little too big for me when I moved…

Schitts Creek Family Costumes

Schitt’s Creek Costumes

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Schitt’s Creek is one of the best shows on TV right now!  This popular show from Canada features a hysterical cast with eccentric wardrobes. The characters in Schitt’s Creek make…

Nothing leads to the very best Something

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Oh, hi guys!  Remember how I used to blog here all the time?  I thought it might be nice to pop in and say hello and share what’s been going…

Current Status

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I don’t know if you have noticed, but we haven’t been around as much lately.  Because people have asked, I thought I might give a little family status update.  Readers…

tips for boys that are considering donating their hair

Tips & Encouragement for boys that want to donate their hair

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Today was an exciting day.  My son has looked forward to this day for more than a year, but especially the last three or four months.  Some may remember that…

palm trees

How and Why I found the time to go back to school. Plus an Apple Store Gift Card GIVEAWAY!

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I have been wanting to go back to school pretty much since I graduated.  My husband has always been supportive of the idea, but it seemed life always got in…

teacher not an action hero

I’m a teacher, not an action hero.

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Yesterday, when I picked my 6.5 year old twins up from school, my daughter told me that they had not one but two fire drills. My first reaction should have…

arming teachers

I am an elementary school teacher. This is why you don’t want me to be armed.

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I have come to the point where I can no longer watch the videos of the most recent terrorist attack in a school setting. I can’t watch anymore because every…

The things I am thankful for after 16 years of marriage.

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Sixteen years ago today, Harry and I married people we hardly knew.  We were 28 and 23 and we had no idea what we were getting into.  We had been…