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The 80s in Musical Form

The 80s in Musical Form

When we lived in Los Angeles, we had a lot of opportunities to attend sporting events, plays, musicals and concerts.  Did we?  Not as much as we should have… we were just too busy.  I remember when Mamma Mia came out; DH and I both co ...
Sizing Things Up

Sizing Things Up

We recently returned from visiting my mother-in-law. Despite the fact that she’s my MIL, I still love spending time with her. She’s great with the girls and is always so helpful. As a bonus, she always makes a point of stocking ...
Good Causes Abound – Help Fight Cancer

Good Causes Abound – Help Fight Cancer

I can’t tell you how many times I said to my mom “I’m always the last to find out.”  She would reply “Well, if you would move closer to home then you might hear it sooner.”  She wasn’t bashful of sh ...
Feels Like a Clown Car

Feels Like a Clown Car

I attended a baby shower a few weekends ago.  Before becoming a mom, I hated showers because I never had any chance as enjoying all the ridiculous games that guests are forced to endure during baby showers.  It’s not about winning, it ...
Move over Wiki, Here comes Mama

Move over Wiki, Here comes Mama

Raising kids now is so much different than when I was young. Parents have to be more cautious of strangers, language and content on TV as well as addressing issues with kids that we didn’t deal with. You know, things like too much tim ...
You Can Microwave Those?

You Can Microwave Those?

When my husband and I met, we attended different universities in different cities.  For our first official date, he drove the hour and a half distance to my city for dinner.  When we set the date, he told me to pick out a restaurant for din ...
Winner – Yoplait Get Active Prize Pack

Winner – Yoplait Get Active Prize Pack

Congratulations to the winners of the Yoplait Get Active Prize Packs!  Emails are on their way! jceko77 Susieqtpie Liza767 Thanks again to MyBlogSpark for this promotional opportunity. Don’t forget to check out my other great giveaway ...
Sweet Childhood Memories – Ice Cream

Sweet Childhood Memories – Ice Cream

When I was growing up, my dad wasn’t much of a picky eater. My mom is a great cook and dad ate whatever she put in front of him. Before she started becoming more health conscious, she would whip up fun desserts and parfaits, even if t ...
It Has Green Written All Over It

It Has Green Written All Over It

My husband and I are generally pretty frugal.  We emotionally and financially calculate whether we really want or need something before taking the plunge to buy it.  It’s been a common practice of ours for many years and has worked we ...
Beep… Beep… Beep… BeBeBeBeBeep

Beep… Beep… Beep… BeBeBeBeBeep

Picture yourself as a parent to an under-the-weather child who you think is running a fever.  Now, read the title of my post out loud pausing slightly between the words.  If you had an Exergen Temporal Scanner (Thermometer) in hand, you wou ...