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The 45 Most Powerful Images of 2012

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Happy Friday! I’m really looking forward to this weekend. Sunday, Bailey’s baseball team will be playing for 1st place. We are 6-0 in league, but there is one team that 5-0-1. So it’ll come down to them losing, and us winning, to … Continue reading

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How Well Do We Really Know Our Neighbors?

It was just the National Night Out and I wondered if any of you did anything special for it? This was the Good Question that night. How well do we know our neighbors? Do you know most of your neighbors? … Continue reading

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Happy Friday, everyone. How was your week? Productive, I hope. Any weekend plans? My whole weekend, starting tonight will be full of baseball. Hoping the weather cooperates. Tonight (Friday) our boys have a scrimmage game against International Falls. Saturday, the wood bat … Continue reading

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School Supplies

Is it too early for you to be thinking of buying school supplies? I was shocked as heck when I walked into Walmart last week and instead of seeing the pool toys, coolers, bathing suits and towels, all the summer … Continue reading

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Happy Friday, everyone. How was your week? Mine was good. Busy but good. Bailey’s birthday party is this Saturday. I’ve been wanting to get our close friends and family together, and this is a perfect reason. A lot of them haven’t … Continue reading

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Ice cream

What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Does is vary or are you a creature of habit? Kemps is having a contest to determine the best ice cream to “bring back.” If you want to suggest one, here’s where to go … Continue reading

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Summer Fun

Do you have any special childhood memories from things you did in the summer? We rented a cabin for a week each summer in Ely, Mn and I’ll never forget the things we did there. They were really cute little … Continue reading

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I can’t look at this picture without giggling just a bit. 🙂 My week was pretty good. Bailey received some really awesome news. An All-Star team is being put together to go to Wisconsin July 7th for a tournament. The top baseball players from the … Continue reading

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Ahhh…Finally, it’s Friday! How was your week? Mine was busy with kids. I have one more than I normally do when school is out. I have my regular little ones older sister, who is 9. Sometimes it’s okay, other times, … Continue reading

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Question of the day

What is your best birthday memory?

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Top five regrets of the dying

It was kind of funny that I found this article today. This question is on my stick em note pad. I just hadn’t written it yet. I’m sure you have a few regrets. Maybe some are big and some are … Continue reading

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What do you think of homework?

Check out this article and tell us what you think. I’m a fan of homework as long as it’s not too much. I do think going over spelling words and grammar work and a few math problems is a good idea. Not … Continue reading

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Do you do sleepovers?

I was sitting here listening to Live with Kelly this morning and the subject of sleepovers came up. There was an article in a newspaper they read from and I’ll be danged if I could make it out. I paused and rewound … Continue reading

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The terrible stages

Jenny actually brought this up yesterday on our “family photo” joke. Only really, it’s not a joke. I know they’re having a rough time right now getting through the 4’s. My first born child was HORRIBLE at 15-16-17…. I have … Continue reading

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Here is a post from Michael (mssc)

REMEMBERING AND HONORING OUR AMERICAN HERO On Sunday, February 19, 2012 we marked the five year anniversary of our American Hero being KIA while serving as an army medic in Afghanistan Asia by having a WREATH LAYING CEREMONY. I have … Continue reading

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Man’s childhood comic collection fetches $3.5M

Can you even believe this story? Isn’t it cool? Wouldn’t it be nice to find a treasure like this? Did you read comic books? I remember as a little girl going with my grandparents and my treat was going to … Continue reading

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Lets have tea

Do you like tea? Do you drink it often? Do you drink it instead of coffee? My grandparents drank a lot of tea. They drank it with their meals and really did drink it more than coffee. They lived in … Continue reading

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It’s Friday already. I love short weeks, and long weekends. How was everyone’s week? Good, I hope. Anyone going out for New Years Eve?  We never go out on that night anymore. We’ll probably find a movie to watch, then … Continue reading

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“The Christmas Tree Angel”- ANDREWS SISTERS

I used to play this “tape” on our Christmas tree chopping day. This is my favorite for bringing back the best memories. This was also on the tape and really made us laugh.

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Happy Friday! With Christmas this weekend, I’m sure most of us have some place to be, at some point this weekend. More than anything, I am looking forward to Christmas Day. I’m very thankful for our small family. It’s such … Continue reading

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Memories of sharing

I started thinking about this the other day while I was trying to clean out one of the freezers in the basement. I saw apple perogies we made as a neighborly group last winter sometime. There must have been 10 … Continue reading

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How to keep little girls, little girls a little longer

With the increasing sexualization of young girls in the media, “parents are re-examining the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze and whether little girls become little women too soon.” Short of sequestering them from the media, how do we protect our young … Continue reading

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How Do Hot Toys Get Picked?

How do toys end up on the “hot 15” and what makes a toy a holiday hit? Check this out and see what ToyRus had to say. It’s kind of interesting and it looks like the decision making is in … Continue reading

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Natalie Wood

This whole Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner thing has me so upset. I know a lot of you don’t remember this or maybe even don’t care. Toby even asked me last night the “who’s and what’s” of this because he knows I care … Continue reading

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