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It’s that time of year! The time of year when, at least around here, everyone’s telling me all about how their grand Spring trips went or gushing about the glamorous places they’ll be heading off to in a couple of months.
I don’t begrudge them– I truly don’t. But, the fact of [...]
There is little that sounds worse to me than spending a rainy Saturday at the mall. Because, seriously, people, everyone in the planet seems to come out, and I believe I may have mentioned how crowded parking lots give me heart palpitations.
Nonetheless, we headed out after our ball game to check out the Microsoft Store and, I have to admit, I was pretty excited to see it. I had had the privilege of chatting with Melinda George, a training and development specialist with Microsoft, about a week prior and I already knew what things I wanted to keep an eye out for.
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It all started when we were still in our early 20s. We knew we planned on having kiddos, but we weren’t expecting any just yet. Ceaseless planners that we are and always have been, we made the decision to live on only his income, even though we were both employed.
Hockey puck invitations– that I got for a penny!
I told you all last week about the success I had hosting my daughter’s Manicure & Pizza Party at the end of December. Just as soon as I got through that one, Operation Outsource Parties continued– our son turned eight at the end of [...]
I mentioned many months ago that, in order to preserve my own sanity, I was “outsourcing” friend parties this year. In the past, I have hosted everything at my house and, while it all went fine, I would run myself ragged. I do not have a large house, nor am I a natural [...]
When my older two were little, I was always looking for craft projects they could manage pretty much on their own. Funds were tight and kids were little– I wanted them to be able to make cute gifts for family members, but it took some creativity.
One year, we adapted this sun-catcher [...]
My friend Amy let me know that today is National Oatmeal Day! (I’m always in the dark on such things.) In honor thereof, I’m sharing one of our very favorite Fall oatmeal recipes around here. Yay!
I’m also re-offering my ebook 20 Ways to Make Oatmeal Special to anyone who subscribes via [...]
When Vocalpoint offered me the chance to try new Nice ‘n Easy Non-Permanent, I had two thoughts, really: 1) that sounds fun and 2) cool– I won’t have to buy my own hair color this go around.
Just being honest.
What I never bothered researching, I guess, were the [...]
Hubby and I are both finance-types. Some people would attribute that to our backgrounds in banking, but I don’t really think that’s it. (The sad truth is that many folks in banking have some seriously messed up finances, themselves.) I think we both just really get numbers and appreciate that, as long [...]