Monthly Archives: December 2012

So Long 2012…. Hellllllooo 2013

Here we are- the last few hours of 2012 and the cusp of a new year. 2012 has been pretty good for my family.  Honestly, I’m a bit sad to see it end; yet I am looking forward to the … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – “Hootenanny” music CD by Jambo

I know I’m not the only one who blares the music when they find themselves driving alone in the car.  After being perpetually bombarded with a varying assortment of children’s and classical music, those rare occurrences that find me driving solo in … Continue reading

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas

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Wordless Wednesday – December 19, 2012

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A Horse is a Horse, of Course, of Course . . .

. . . unless you’re 6 years old and have your heart set on this ridiculously overpriced Fur Real Pet Pony.  Yes, my oldest daughter has been harping over this thing ever since we stumbled upon it in a store … Continue reading

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Focusing on Living in the Moment

I had so many things lined-up on my To-Do list yesterday but then heard about the news of the school shooting and spent the rest of my day (and restless night) trying to wrap my head around the tragic events … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas

Every Christmas I tell myself I’m going to buy a whole bunch of holiday-themed picture books after Christmas (to take advantage of sales and discounts) and build up a collection of 24-30 seasonal books.  I figure I could immediately store them unseen … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – December 12, 2012

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Malaise

Sick kid.  Lots of puke.  Barrage of chores.  Postponed trip to Disney. Yesterday was rough. On a positive note, I’ve contacted the winner of my Moonfinder giveaway and will make the announcement as soon as I get a confirmation email.  In the … Continue reading

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Going With The Flow

Yesterday was technically a field-trip day for us, and because of that we didn’t complete any of our normal Thursday school lessons or activities.  We had some friends come over for a play-date early on, complete with Christmas themed arts and … Continue reading

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