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Try Something New Thursdays~ Trip to the State Fair

It was not on my list of things that I wanted to do this summer.  In fact, it had never even crossed my mind. But when our friends suggested going to the New York State Fair, I was excited.  It was the first time that my kids had the opportunity to go to a state fair.  They ended up having so many firsts […]

Shake Things Up

Ever have those times when you feel like you are being stretched?  And part of you likes it and the other part is completely terrified?That is the place where I am at right now.  I have been participating in a writing challenge called “15 Habits of Great Writers” (you can read more about that here).  It is shaking things up for […]

We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do!

It is Spirit Week at Lindsay’s school and she WE have been having a ton of fun with it. The first day was “wear your favorite jersey” day.  Now, my girl loves dance, but she has not fallen in love with any other sport (despite my repeated attempts to encourage her in football and hockey love!).  So, when I saw this […]

Try Something New Thursdays~ Make a Flower Barrette for your Daughter’s Ballet Recital

Do you ever have days that you wish you could wipe from your memory banks? Today has been one of those.  I feel like I have been griping to anyone who will listen.  All.  Day.  Long! It actually started last Friday.  Lindsay had a dress rehearsal for her ballet and jazz recital that is coming up on Saturday.  We had […]

Try Something New Thursdays~ Met an Online Friend in Real Life

It started a few months ago.  I saw a challenge on the Allume.com blog called “31 Days to Become a Better Writer”. I wasn’t sure what it would involve.  But I knew that I wanted to be a better writer, so I thought why not?It was challenging and incredibly encouraging!  A Better Writer facebook group was established and the community there- […]