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Hey Ocarina!

Hey Ocarina!

What a silly title.  That song will be stuck in my head all afternoon now (hopefully yours too). In fact, it really doesn’t do justice to the latest musical instrument to enter our household. Over the past year we have been subjected ...
Hard Luck Could Mean Good Luck

Hard Luck Could Mean Good Luck

As a kid, I remember gathering up my birthday money and heading off to buy as many Nancy Drew books as I could. To this day, I still remember laying by the nightlight on the floor well after bedtime… reading… and reading… ...
Headed to Fix the Museum…

Headed to Fix the Museum…

We pride ourselves in exposing the kids to a lot of different activities. Festivals, hobby events, museums and more. Whenever we see an opportunity to introduce them to art, culture, history or different hobbies, we like to take advantage o ...
Is That a Frog in Your Pocket?

Is That a Frog in Your Pocket?

We never used to be Apple freaks.  Well, maybe I was – my first computer was an Apple II+ back in the late 80’s.  But after that, it was all Microsoft products from DOS 3.1 though Windows 7.  Then I received an iPod Touch for Ch ...
Future Fashion Designer?

Future Fashion Designer?

I really hate to admit this but my kids have no faith in my fashion sense. At all. I guess I can’t blame though because I rely on my husband to help me buy new clothes. I’m perfectly happy in jeans and a sweatshirt but that isn& ...
Safely Exploring the Wild

Safely Exploring the Wild

I’m not sure where the obsession started but there is no denying it… Miss M is head over heels crazy about huskies. Her goal is to collect “Every husky in the whole world.” She looks at stuffed ones, ceramic ones, pi ...

Interactive Sesame Street

Our plans for today got a bit off track. We had planned on going out-and-about for the day but switched things up a bit when we all took too long to get moving. Since last Saturday and Sunday required us to be up at o’dark hour for a ...
Safety for the Mobile Generation

Safety for the Mobile Generation

With my Mother-in-law scheduled to arrive in a few days, I’m in OMG-I-need-to-clean mode. So I solicited the assistance of my girls to dust and vacuum while I did more difficult tasks like steaming the carpet. They spent the morning b ...
Tablet Talk: Motorola Xoom

Tablet Talk: Motorola Xoom

Unlike many women, shopping for clothes and shoes just isn’t my thing.  I don’t enjoy it and avoid it until my husband tells me I need to update my wardrobe.  Instead, I’m perfectly happy perusing the aisles at someplace l ...
Shop, Clip and Share for Your School

Shop, Clip and Share for Your School

When I was growing up, I remember the battle we had between who got to tear off the top to the cereal box and at what point. At the time, by turning in the entire top to the cereal box, we helped our school get things like playground or gym ...