just for fun

Rockin Tuesday

This summer has just flown by and I can’t believe it is the middle of July. The kids go back to school in 5 short weeks! I have been so busy with other commitments this summer that the kids and I haven’t really had a day of fun together. So, today, I cancelled something else…
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Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk!

Don’t cry over spilled milk, but apparantly you do cry over spilled trail mix! Poor Reagan! Luckily, we had more!
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Another Reagan Story!

Just a few minutes ago, our daughter Reagan (age 4) was talking with my husband. Out of the blue, as most of her thoughts are, she says the following: Reagan: Daddy, when the four of you die and I am left all alone, I will have to build a For Sale Sign and put it…
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A Conversation with Grandma!

Last weekend our daughter, Reagan spent the weekend with my parents. She had been asking for a weekend at Grandpa and Grandma B’s all by herself. I wanted to share a funny conversation that they had. Grandma had been working on a quilt and told Reagan she had to go get a needle. Reagan asked…
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A couple weeks ago, I posted that it was the Energizer Bunny’s 20th Birthday. The Energizer company has sent me the cutest Energizer Bunny slippers and has even sent an extra pair for me to giveaway to one of you. So, if you would like to win a pair of these fun, cute and warm…
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Keeps going and going and going…..

When I became a mom, I quickly realized that I was a lot like the Energizer Bunny. I could be up all night with a crying baby and still keep going all day long with a baby and a toddler and start all over again. And, I am still going and going and going…. The…
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9 Years Already!

Nine years ago today, I became a mom! I gave birth to our son Patrick and will never forget that feeling when the nurse put him in my arms for the first time. Patrick is such a funny, bright, and unique kid. I love how he has his dad’s sense of humor, and my musical…
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I Admit It! I’m Addicted!

Admitting your addiction is half the problem, right? But the other part of the problem is I don’t want help for my addiction. I have mentioned before that I joined Facebook and love that I have reconnected with old friends and have found that it is a much easier way to stay connected with family…
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Cool Tees!

I just found out about these great tees! Check out the button to the right that says, “God is Good Wild Olive Tees”. All the tees have a saying on the front and a Bible verse on the back. These are awesome and I hope to order one…as soon as my budget allows! From their…
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A Laughter Filled Weekend!

As I said earlier, I traveled to Minneapolis with my mom, my aunt and my cousin for the Home and Garden Show. But, the weekend was so much more than that. We shared so many laughs, had some great conversations and stories, and connected in ways we hadn’t before. We got foot massages at the…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took

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