Tag Archives: growing up

Prom the way you always wanted it

What do you think of this? Was your prom the “best night of your life?” Would you like a “do-over” so you could have “A Second Shot to Have the Best Night of Your life?” Advertisements

Posted in behavior, choices, dancing, date night, differences, disappointment, dressing up, emotions, feelings, flowers, friends, fun, gimmicks, growing up, laughs, memories, opinions, party, people, prom, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

What’s on YOUR List?

I learned a couple of new terms tonight. They are kinds of “lists” that people make. So I’m going to present them to you, and then ask you about yours… The first, Bucket List, is a term that most of … Continue reading

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Orange Banana Smoothie

Here’s a yummy snack alternative! 1 banana sliced 1 c. milk 1 c. orange juice 1 yogurt (any flavor) Mandarin orange slices (optional) ½ c. ice Combine all ingredients in blender.  Start blender on low then move to high speed … Continue reading

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Is this a date or a “play-date?”

Okay now, I love Love LOVE Mark Wahlberg. I have for YEARS. I find him absolutely darling. In the last few days I’ve seen him taking a little bit of heat and at first the headlines all scared me because God help … Continue reading

Posted in childhood, children, dating, fears, feelings, growing up, kids, life, memories, memory, opinions, parent's, peer pressure, people, play date, playing, things, Uncategorized, young love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Make Up for the Little Ones?

My life is now complete.  Wal*Mart is coming out with a new makeup line.  It’s called “GeoGirl”.  And it’s designed for the 8-12 crowd.  Oh, thank goodness.  Finally!  Somebody is stepping up to fill that gaping hole left in the … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Do you send a Christmas letter with your Christmas card?  Do you like receiving those letters?  

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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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First Day of School

From time to time, I’ve bragged on Josh’s school.  I try not to, because I don’t want to be one of those moms… “Oh, OUR school is the best!  Oh, MY kid is tops!”   But sometimes, you have to toot … Continue reading

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School Supplies

Oh, where has summer gone?! It’s August already and that can only mean one thing…school starts soon!!!! I can’t believe summer has gone so fast, but I am very excited to get back to a normal routine. What I don’t … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

Hello, everyone! I feel like I haven’t written a post on a long time. But it’s only been a week. Some exciting news in this house!! Bailey and his team made it to the Gopher State Tournament of Champions!!!! We … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

We drove down to Rochester Friday afternoon for a baseball tournament. It took us about 2 hours, once we got out of the cities. It was a beautiful drive, who knew southern Minnesota was so hilly, and scenic?! We were … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, boys, buddies, communicating, competition, courtesy, emotions, encourage, family, friends, friendships, happiness, kids, laughter, learning, life, life lessons, losing, memories, playing, playing around, respect, self esteem, son's, swimming, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Free Chat Thursday

The picture I chose today was just because I really liked it when I saw it! How free you must feel up there, like you’re flying. I’ve never brought myself to get on one of those swing rides, but I … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, brett farve, cabins, choices, fun, future, games, growing up, kids, laughter, life, proud, reports, roller coasters, school, sisters, sports, summer, travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

I AM Robin Hood

When I was a kid, I loved Knight Rider.  Yeah, it was really cheesy, and David Hasselhoff, I know now, was a dreadful actor, but I liked the car, and the whole concept of the show was cool. Bo Duke … Continue reading

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You ask, I shall Answer!

It was a quiet evening. I was sitting on the floor playing with my niece, Jason was at his computer, and Bailey at the laptop reading. The TV was on, more as back ground noise than anything. I wasn’t paying … Continue reading

Posted in age, behavior, children, choices, commercials, differences, good question, growing up, kids, life, live and learn, Lying, normal, people, questions, relationships, tampons, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

I Wanna Rock!

Who doesn’t love a good song that you can really rock out to?!  That allows you to let your hair down and just get wild and crazy!  I’m sure we all have a favorite song that makes us want to … Continue reading

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This Week’s Pet Peeve of the Month: Making Change

My days are filled with errands that involve monetary transactions: Grocery store, hand over money. Gas station, hand over money. Box store, hand over money. Stop for lunch, or do  drive through, hand over money. Often, I’ll use plastic and … Continue reading

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Hole-y Towel Batman!

I have been debating this for a long time, but I never seem to get anywhere with it.  Usually I forget about it until nighttime when I need them the most, and then I kick myself for not getting any. … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Growing up, did you always have friends at your house or were you always going to their house?

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Question of the Day

So, what do you think of the “Health Care Reform” bill?  Feel free to spout off, but do so respectfully!

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Free Chat Thursday

Well happy Thursday folks! Grab your coffee, tea or whatever you like to have and sit down for a chat! We’re almost there, another weekend right around the corner. Any plans? We don’t have too many plans. No plans as … Continue reading

Posted in adults, baseball, california, choices, conversations, family, friends, relationships, St.Patrick's Day | Tagged , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Too Much, Too Soon?

Meet David Sills, Jr.  David is in middle school, a seventh grader in Delaware who loves to play football.  And he’s entered into a verbal agreement with USC to play for them in 2015. I was all set to be … Continue reading

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Olympic Dreams

Friday, February 12 found my family scrambling a bit!  It was my FIL’s birthday (Joy’s husband Paul!) so after a day of working, we headed out for supper to celebrate.  As we were enjoying our meal,(as much as we could … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Do you stay calm, cool and collected while helping your child with homework?

Posted in choices, differences, feelings, fun, laughs, people, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Use Less My Butt!

I think this will be one post that everyone will be able to comment on!  I’m pretty sure we all use it, we all buy it, and we all hate doing it!  It’s a never ending cycle that usually falls … Continue reading

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Long Distance

I received my phone bill for the month of November and about fell over!  I could not believe what my long distance part added up to!  It has NEVER been that!  EVER!  I thought, WTH did I do?  Who did I … Continue reading

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