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Just Suck it Up

Just Suck it Up

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about my dogs around here. Unfortunately, it’s no longer plural. Just over a year ago, we lost our American Eskimo to a stroke. We have been fortunate that our dogs lived as long as they ...
Cereal, Cereal and More Cereal

Cereal, Cereal and More Cereal

Many, many, many years ago, we had a perpetual collection of cereal in our little apartment. Despite lacking the space to store it, I bought it… because it was cheap (or free). The area above the kitchen cabinets that normal people us ...
Diet is Not a (Bad) Four Letter Word

Diet is Not a (Bad) Four Letter Word

There are several things that I tend to be private about – or at least touch only the tip of the iceberg about.  One of those subjects is my weight.  I’ve blogged about various products that I’ve used, about my trips to th ...
You Cook, I Clean

You Cook, I Clean

Anybody who has ever eaten at our house knows who wears the apron in the family. Even if you ask my kids who is most responsible for setting off the smoke alarm, they’ll say “Mom!”. That’s okay though because it has ...
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 ...

Skipping School is the ONLY Option

If you’re anything like me, talking about difficult things with a pen and paper has always been easier than saying it out loud.  Whether I’m upset with someone that has hurt or offended me in some way, or I’m unhappy about ...
Vitamins… Never too Young to Start

Vitamins… Never too Young to Start

Wisdom is a wonderful thing… I’m just a little sad that it took me until I surpassed 40 before it started to kick in about some things. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying I’m not smart. Actually, I’m a ve ...
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 ...
Kung Fu Breakfast for You

Kung Fu Breakfast for You

Has your summer been simply blowing by?  While summer should grant us with tons of opportunities to hang out, be lazy, enjoy family and spend quality time with the kids, somehow the sheer fact that we have kids prevents that from happening! ...
Framing Dad

Framing Dad

When our first child was born, my husband’s Asian business partners each gave us beautiful red envelopes and told us congratulations.  Inside, we found generous monetary gifts with currency containing the number 8 (a sign of good luck ...