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Cheesy Chicken Salad Pita Pockets 🍴 The Lunch Rush

Today is Big and Medium’s first full day of school (they actually went back Tuesday for a half day and had early release yesterday). YES I KNOW. No one has been able to explain why Arizona goes back to school … Continue reading

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Compass πŸ’‘ Kid Projects

In an effort to peel the monkeys off the screens this summer, I saved up a few of our Magic School Bus Science Club kits. Okay, okay, I didn’t save them on purpose. We just got too busy and never … Continue reading

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Camp Must-Haves πŸ’‘ Good Stuff

Big and Medium are away at overnight camp this week… well, the first four days of this week. They are younger than I was when I first went to camp (for four weeks), so a mini-camp experience in the company … Continue reading

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πŸ“‹Top 5πŸ“‹ St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

Doesn’t it seem like there’s a holiday looming at all times? Good grief. And with the magic of blogs and Pinterest comes that much more pressure to “perform” for each and every one. And here I am, not helping matters, … Continue reading

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As Scouting Turns

My two older boys are both Cub Scouts. This past weekend was the Pinewood Derby; we had a Tiger champion and a Bear second place. We did not, however, place in the top three overall so the Tiger did not … Continue reading

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πŸ“‹top 5πŸ“‹ Valentines For Kids

I like to make Valentine’s with (for, as often as not) my kids. Here are my top 5 favorite Valentine ideas from around the blogosphere… 1. Moustache Printable, from BrixtonLife Source: brixtonlife.blogspot.com via Elizabeth on Pinterest   2. You Rock … Continue reading

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Screen Time Management

My older boys both got Kindle Fires for their birthdays earlier this year. We’d been debating the various options for handheld game systems and whatnot for a long time when we visited a friend whose daughter has one. I have … Continue reading

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My Son Vinny

It occurred to me recently that I am Vinny’s mother. You know, Vinny, the kid fromΒ Jersey Shore? Whose mom waits on him hand and foot, who brings trays of lasagna, ziti, and parmagiana in the trunk of her big Caddy, … Continue reading

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Back to School: Chair Pockets (Tutorial)

Yesterday was my kids’ first day of school! Isn’t that horrifying? I recall when the first day crept from the day after Labor Day to the late days of August, but single-digits of August is another thing altogether. We got … Continue reading

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The Book Fairy

I have been a book lover all my life, and have been trying hard to instill a love of reading in my boys. They are very imaginative, but reading hasn’t come easily to my oldest, so this takes effort. Keeping … Continue reading

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