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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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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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Neighbors from hell!

Do you have a ‘neighbor from hell?’ How do you deal with them?  Inspired by Gayle King

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What’s out your front door?

This question is so old. It’s almost a year old and the funny thing is I think about it all the time. I found this notepad while cleaning out a cupboard in my kitchen but I still love the question. … Continue reading

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Michigan Authorities Attack Woman for Babysitting Neighbor Kids

When I heard this story last week, to be honest, I couldn’t believe it. I mean really. All this woman is doing is trying to be nice to her neighbors children. Now she’s in for a fight and I for … Continue reading

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Sean and Vicki, today’s the day you say “I Do”

Happy Wedding Day To Sean and Vicki We wish you all our best.  Our friend, our neighbor and Sue’s aunt.  The American and the Brit.  Who’d a thunk it? Maybe you should get one of these to string with Christmas … Continue reading

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Dog poop!!!!

Okay, laugh if you will but this is serious!  When I got my haircut the other day some pretty important stuff got talked about!  We were talking about the rain and I’d mentioned that the really heavy rain and the … Continue reading

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How well do you check your candy?

Every year we go trick or treating and every year I hear at least once, “make sure you check the candy first.” I never let Bailey eat any of his candy until we get home and go through it. Okay … Continue reading

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Leave us alone!!

Just when I thought it’s September and everything will slow down. Yea right!! Bailey has football every Saturday morning and Jason will be starting his football season here in a couple weeks. As if softball and football weren’t enough, now … Continue reading

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When is it time to leave your kids home alone/Where have all the babysitters gone?

I was reading this post today written by my friend Jen Henry over at Parent2Parent and it got us to talking about babysitters.  So my little brain went nuts.  I’d been thinking about this quite a bit lately so I thought I’d … Continue reading

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The kid next door

So, every one has one. The kid next door who always finds trouble. Gets you to do things you wouldn’t do with out his help. Not necessarily the “bad” kid, but someone you just get into trouble with. Why? Who … Continue reading

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Small town gossip!!

Why is it that when you live in a small town, EVERYONE, and I mean everyone, thinks they know your business?  You know it usually gets started over something so small and explodes into something huge.  I don’t understand why … Continue reading

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