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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…

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…

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…

Hearts On the Door Valentines Day

“Don’t Forget My Hearts Mom!” Easy Valentine’s Day Tradition

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Last year we started a ridiculously easy Valentine’s Day Tradition in our house.  We knew it would be a hit, but we didn’t realize how much they would love it. …

10 of the most outrageous signs spotted at the Women’s March

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This past weekend, my oldest daughter and I attended the January 20th Women’s March.  Two years ago, an organized march, rally, or protest was not even on my radar. There…

Holiday Highlights of 2017

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This year was weird, but we love Christmas time and it wasn’t even hard to find good stuff to celebrate. While it would be so easy to focus on and…