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Happy Birthday, My Little Marine Biologist

2009-March-041

Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. So remember that first ocean-themed Camp Wannalaffalotta? Well, for my research […]

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Book It! SisterChicks in Wooden Shoes

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Read any good books lately? A couple years ago I stumbled upon a book at the library called SisterChicks on the Loose! by Robin Jones Gunn. It was first in a series of books about “SisterChicks”. What’s that? A sisterchick is “a friend who shares the deepest wonders of your heart, loves you like a […]

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My Own Indiana Jones

2008-June-208

A few weeks ago the kids and I ran to Target after school. One of the tasks at hand was to take advantage of a granola bar deal. Buy so many boxes, get a $5 gift card. Since they were some of our favorite bars, and I had good coupons, I was all for it. […]

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Big News at SwagBucks

Several months ago I heard about this search engine called SwagBucks. I’d read people talking about “earning points for doing what you do all the time,” that is, search the web. And, as usual, I was skeptical. But, since that time, by making it the main search engine on our computers, by finding “swagcodes” for […]

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Give Me Your Vote!

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I’m one of the contestants in the Blogger Recipe Challenge: Game Sausage Edition, sponsored by Marx Foods. You can see what I whipped up here. And you can vote for my your favorite recipe here.

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Camp Wannalaffalotta: Come On the Safari With Me!

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I must confess, I get really excited when I plan for these fun, theme-filled posts. Part of this is because I know how much my kids love to read stories and do crafts, but often I lack direction. Doing some research and creating a plan helps give me confidence to actually do fun stuff with […]

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What’s Cooking Around Here

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This past week was such a nice reprieve from doctors and dentists. The entire family enjoyed a relaxed, we-don’t-have-to-be-anywhere week. And although we had some fun invitations, we purposely declined to keep the week free. FishPapa calls this, “circling the wagons” and it’s a great way to relax and reconnect with the family. As a […]

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Did You Win Ella Bella Hair Clippies?

Go here to find out and to see the consolation prize if you didn’t win.

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