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Today on The Talk, one of the conversations was about ¬†worry. Do you worry? It’s right around the 6 minute mark but if you listen, I was just like Sharon Osborne. Like she said “I worry about everything. Every-Little-Thing.” Whether … Continue reading

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Chocolate Waffles!

Good morning, good morning! It’s grand to be on hand good morning, good morning to you! Here’s a sweet way to start your day ūüôā

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Here’s to another Friday! I always¬†welcome¬†Friday with open arms, it’s the only week day we have no plans in the evening. We hunker down, and have some quality family time at home. Saturday, we’re heading out to Paul and Joys … Continue reading

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Parental leaves

What do you all think of this? I think I may feel differently than the rest of you but I’m not sure. I think this is a topic we’ve never discussed here. I’m going to tell you how I feel … Continue reading

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This does a heart good.

I think this is one of the most touching¬†video’s I’ve seen in a long L-O-N-G time.

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Well, it’s Friday again! I hope everyone had a good week. I’m not too sure what’s on the agenda for this weekend, but I know one thing….NO WORK, which ¬†for me, means no kids other than my own! Unless of … Continue reading

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Family Secrets

I can remember when I was a little girl and my parents would be talking about something in hushed tones and they’d tell us that “this stays in the family.” We knew that this was something we weren’t supposed to … Continue reading

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I’m so thankful it’s Friday. Why? Because that means we don’t have to go anywhere! Monday through Thursday we are out the door by 5:15 for batting and pitching practice for Bailey. Friday, is the evening we stay in. And … Continue reading

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More than just a Question of the day

I’ve been hearing all this talk just like I’m sure you have about the why’s of the Arizona shootings. I’ve been hearing about the “blame” many feel towards¬†Jared Loughner’s parent’s and I’ve been hearing once again “let’s blame the guns” … Continue reading

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Cemeteries,cremation. What’s your preference?

When I was a little girl my grandma used to go once a week with all her little old lady friends to the Greenridge Cemetery and “take care of the graves.” They’d all load up their tools and would fill … Continue reading

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For you, a one of a kind cake, for a one of kind women! We all wish you a nice, relaxing day on your birthday! May your day, and the next year be everything you’d hope for. We wish you … Continue reading

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Here’s wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas! ¬†May your day be filled with good food, great family and grand memories that put a smile on your face and love in your heart. ¬†Have a wonderful holiday!

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Just a warm and gooey feeling post.

2 Sisters Share Same Christmas Card Over 61 Years. This story amazed me. How cool is this?

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T.G.I…Christmas Eve

Well it’s finally here. It’s Christmas Eve, and I can only¬†imagine¬†the excitement of the children. I’m even excited! For me it’s mostly about seeing the faces on the kids when they’re opening their presents, being with family and being thankful … Continue reading

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I Wish You Enough

Recently I overheard a Father and daughter in their last moments together at the airport. They had announced the departure. Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the Father said, ‘I love you, and I wish you enough.’ The … Continue reading

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At what age….

I was over at¬†Mom Logic reading one day and was thinking back to when my kids were younger and they still liked to make things for people. Bookmarks or play-dough pots or¬†pop-cycle¬†stick picture frames and I remember how much fun … Continue reading

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Jump up, get out outa your seats and do a little dance! COME ON…It’s FRIDAY! ūüôā And that alone is reason enough to celebrate! Just don’t hurt yourself! It’s been a pretty long week for us in this house. Bailey … Continue reading

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Family Heirlooms

Laura and I were chatting one morning and I’m not sure what brought it up. We were talking about getting rid of things. Both Paul and ¬†Steve have a hard time with that. I told her I had a hard … Continue reading

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When I was a kid…

Remember the good old days? Remember the cartoons and TV shows from back then?! It sounds funny for me to say ‘back then’, but 20 years ago is ‘back then’ to me! I remember cartoons like The Smurfs, Care Bears, … Continue reading

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The Invisible Mother from SKL

SKL found this on another blog and got¬†permission¬†for us to post it. It’s very moving. It was written by Mary Lynn Plaisance. It all began to make sense, the blank stares, the lack of response, the way one of the … Continue reading

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IT’S FRIDAY!!!!!!! How was everyone’s week? Are you as happy as I am that it’s Friday?! I’m always happy when Friday rolls around, but I am especially happy about today! I had one goal set for my summer. To go … Continue reading

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A Crafting We Will Go!

Well, last weekend was a great time for us! ¬†As many of you know, it was my birthday last Saturday. ¬†More importantly, it was the Little Falls Craft Festival!!! The fair itself has been going on for 38 years, and … Continue reading

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Happy Monday!

Another weekend passes. I hope everyone had a good one! Ours was pretty good. Saturday Jason golfed, so Bailey and I had a day¬†together, just the two of us. We rode our bikes into town, which is about 2.5 miles. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sue

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SUE You loved your Barbie You now love craft fairs I hope you have a great dinner Don’t forget this Have fun at your craft fair and have a wonderful birthday.

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How Old Is Too Old To Be A Dad?

How old is too old to be a dad? Anyone have an opinion here? Here’s another good question from WCCO. I really dread to open up a question like this because to me, it’s really such a personal choice and … Continue reading

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