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Lands End Survey Opportunity

Mom Select and Lands End are offering an opportunity to win a Lands End $100 Gift Card. All you have to do is fill out their very quick survey. It only took me 4 minutes to complete the survey. Click on the link to complete the survey….http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=v1XWko6pU98QYbCX2rp9hw_3d_3d Once complete you will be entered to win…
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Stress Is Over!

Tonight I got my haircut (very relaxing for me), and then went to Toys R Us where I was able to COMPLETE my Christmas shopping, at least the stuff I am responsible for. (I can’t speak for my husband.) It was amazing that I found everything I was looking for…exactly what I wanted…some even “on…
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It’s a Snow Day!

Today was our first No School Snow Day of this school year. Our kids didn’t have school on Monday for a prescheduled teacher work day…so this is day 2 of them being home! I decided we needed to be a little more structured today or we might all go crazy! So, this morning Bennett and…
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Merry CHRISTmas!

I wanted to introduce you to a song and a group that our family loves! The Go Fish Guys are a Christian group of 3 guys who “make music that kids love and won’t drive parents bonkers”. If the kids and I have tasks to complete…I frequently put a Go Fish CD on because it…
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A Snowman Idea and Storytime

  A few months ago I offered to lead a storytime for toddlers at our small town library. So, in November I held my first storytime with 4 little ones. We learned about leaves and it was a fun hour in my day! This month my theme is “Snow”. So, thanks to my friend Tina,…
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First snowfall of the Season!

This weekend we had our first snowfall of the season. The snow was wet and perfect for snowman making and snowball throwing. The kids couldn’t decide what to do first….decorate the tree (as we had originally planned) or go out and build the snowman! Both got accomplished and we have a new addition to our…
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Review: Shelter Me by Juliette Fay

After the sudden death of her husband, Janie LaMarche is swamped by tides of grief and rage. Yet she’s forced to confront the onward march of her life by an unlikely cast of interventionists: her two small children, her Ipecac-toting aunt, the “unflinchingly nice” parish priest, and the contractor hired by her husband to build…
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Review & Coupon: RIDEMAKERZ

Our family was given the opportunity to try out RIDEMAKERZ which we were very excited about. We have 2 boys ages 8 and 7 and they were thrilled to check out these cars. Please watch the video to get an idea of what RIDEMAKERZ is all about. Their website is http://www.ridemakerz.com/. They also have several…
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Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

It’s January 1946 and London is emerging from the shadow of WWII. Author Juliet Ashton is having a terrible time finding inspiration for her next book when she gets a letter from Dawsey Adams from Guernsey, a British Island that had been occupied by the Nazis. He found her address in an old Charles Lamb…
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Christmas Carols

Yesterday was our second After School Jams. As I said last week, we had 22 kids and I challenged the kids to each bring a friend. Well, this afternoon we had 28 total kids with 2 kids from last week not attending. So, we had 8 new kids. It was very exciting to see. One…
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