Monthly Archives: December 2007

Winter Fun

My husband and I took our kids and a few of the cousins ice skating on Christmas Eve. We survived with only a few bumps and bruises, remarkable considering that between just the two of us, we managed seven children … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Since I missed wishing you all a Merry Christmas, here’s a Happy New Year wish! My family and I have returned from being out of town for five days, celebrating Christmas with family. I wish for you a new year … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Gingerbread Men

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Works for Me Wednesday: Superfood on the Go

Be sure to visit the Rocks in my Dryer Works for Me Wednesday master list. Here’s what works for me: Odwalla Superfood Micronutrient Fruit Juice Drink. It’s been my meal in a bottle many times over the past several weeks, … Continue reading

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Anything for a Vote

I was listening to NPR the other day, and heard about “Caucus! The Musical,” a lighthearted musical comedy highlighting Iowa’s crucial role in the frenzied presidential nomination process. One of the songs was aired, “Anything for a Vote,” and here … Continue reading

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Thursday Thirteen: Holiday Sports Giveaway Winners

I just met the ultimate sports fan, folks. None of the winners below can beat this guy. I’m posting this from my warehouse where I just received a shipment from FedEx. The FedEx guy says, “Wow, do you have any … Continue reading

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Giveaway Update

Thanks to all of you who have left a comment on my Holiday Sports Giveaway – you have until midnight tonight, then tomorrow I’ll announce the winners! I really appreciate the blogs who have mentioned my Holiday Sports-Themed Giveaway. Thank … Continue reading

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Help is on the Way!

Live from the Portland Airport in rainy Oregon! I’m waiting for my niece to fly in from Michigan. The wifi here is touchy and I’m in and out, so this’ll be quick. I do have two hours to sit here, … Continue reading

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My Homecoming Dream

In my dream, I was walking down the familiar dirt road with my sister. We’re not twins, but being just 13 months apart, we were often mistaken for such. Nearly always together as children, it was natural to have her … Continue reading

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You Know the Holidays are Here

Oh yes, I must have my Eberhard’s old fashion egg or it just isn’t Christmas! I had my first egg nog latte of the season last week, and we’d already gone through about two gallons of this creamy, spicy holiday … Continue reading

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