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Jimmy Fallon Day!

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Tweet When you’re a working mom, you have to know where to find balance in your life.  It can be very difficult to work 40 hours a week and still balance the kids’ school, homework and activities, let alone the … Continue reading

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Life is changing

Tweet Hello, readers.  If I have any readers left after my month long absence.  What happened?  Life happened. I moved Dad to Wisconsin on January 23rd.  The Saturday before that, Dan called to tell me he had received a call … Continue reading

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Read With Me Wednesday

Tweet                   So….how are you enjoying Mom’s Night Out?  Poor Allyson just can’t seem to get herself a nice night out, right?  We’ve all had those times when nothing seems to go … Continue reading

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Menu Plan Monday

Tweet               You Guys.  Why did I ever stop using eMeals?  Do you know how wonderful it was last week to have my menu written out for me, then look ahead and see what … Continue reading

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Happy Pooh Day!

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If you see this guy today…

Tweet Wish him a happy FORTY-FIRST birthday. Happy Birthday, Dan.  Thanks for being such a great husband and dad.  We love you! Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Read With Us Wednesday

Tweet                 Welcome back to Read With Us Wednesday!  Today we’ve started Mom’s Night Out, by Tricia Goyer–we’ve read chapters 1-4.  And can I just say, after reading the first four chapters, I … Continue reading

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Moving Dad

Tweet I knew Christmas would be hard on us after Mom’s passing.  But I didn’t really expect that it would be THAT hard.  It was especially hard on my dad.  He was desperately lonely, and had a bout of depression … Continue reading

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