October 2011 - Posts

Halloween, blah

I love Halloween! When I was a kid, I never wore the same costume twice, used to start out my trick or treating fun before it even got dark, and wouldn't stop until people were turning off their lights! My brother and I used to sit at the table after Read More...
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Octoberfest Fun

It is all in the family! Every year for the past 10 years or so, my family has been going to the local Octoberfest. Over the years it has grown to be a pretty large event. They have the traditional German folk dancers, play the chicken dance, and have Read More...

Good Times with Bill Nye, Joey Lawrence and Kriss Kross

This week I was teaching my class about the water cycle. Today we made water cycle bracelets , and then I showed the Bill Nye on the water cycle to my kids. The movie was a total blast from the past! First, Joey Lawrence was in it. My co-teacher and I Read More...

Crushing on crushes

Do you have a crush on anyone? I love having a crush! Having a crush puts a smile on my lips and a spring in my step. It makes me want to actually blow dry my hair, and put on some tinted moisturizer and mascara in the morning. It makes me want to skip Read More...
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The Rules of Dating

Back in the day, there were specific rules that people followed when dating. If I had dated back in my grandmother's day, things would have been so much easier. There would be no worrying about whether a guy liked me or whether I should call him, or ask Read More...
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One of those days...

Do you ever have those days where a "blonde moment" seems to last all day? When you say to yourself, maybe I should drink this coffee instead of just holding it? This morning I was running late to drop my daughter, and her little friend off at school. Read More...
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Moonwalking and Michael Jackson!

Epcot center has brought back Captain EO , the Michael Jackson 4D movie from late 80's! I was there with my daughter for the Food and Wine Festival a few weeks ago, and then again this weekend, and we were lucky enough to catch the EO show twice. This Read More...

The best part about parenting

My most favorite thing about parenting is being able to share things with my daughter that I enjoyed as a child. Things like Shrinky Dinks, Easy Bake Ovens and Barbies. Now that she is 8, I think my daughter is ready to watch some of the great movies Read More...

Visa Cards and Bank Accounts

I have a confession to make. My finances are a mess! About two years ago, I signed up for an account with www.mint.com . I created a budget, entered all of my accounts into the program, and tracked my spending. The website will send you an e-mail notice Read More...
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We've Got the Beeps!

My kid has been driving me crazy lately! She argues with everything that I say, does not do what I ask her to do, and does not listen to anything that I tell her. I have my fingers crossed that she is just going through a stage! Do you have one of these??? Read More...

Grillin' Out

For my birthday, my brother and sister in-law gave me a gas grill. I have been wanting one for awhile now. I have a charcoal grill, but never have charcoal or the time to wait for the charcoal to heat up. Finally, this weekend I had an extra afternoon Read More...
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A fishy funeral

Our fish died last night. I know it sounds weird to mourn a fish, but I am kind of sad over it. I had the fish for almost 3 years, when a neighbor who was moving plopped the tank into my hands and ran (literally!) He was probably already a year old when Read More...
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Buffalo Chicken Pasta

This is a quick and easy weeknight meal. One of my favorites! Buffalo Chicken Pasta Cook about 1/3 box of corkscrew pasta (or whichever kind you like). Drain and put back in pot. Add about 1/4 cup of pasta sauce- whatever kind you like, 2 tablespoons Read More...

Help! I'm drowning in pictures!

"I am 4 years behind!" Only a scrapbooker would know what it means when they hear someone say that! I love the way beautifully done scrapbooks look, but holy cow, does it take a lot of work! Sometimes I feel like I took on an impossible task when I started Read More...

jinx!

Do you ever say something the exact same time as someone else does and get the urge to yell, "JINX"! Tonight I was having dinner with my daughter, and she said the same thing as me at the same time and "jinxed" me! My daughter apparently plays by different Read More...
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Disney's Epcot Food and Wine Festival

I have a secret place that I go to get away, relax and unwind. It is beautiful, tropical, and the best part is that it is only about an hour away from my house! It's Orlando- that's right, the home of Mickey Mouse! Disney offers a special Florida Resident Read More...

Spirit Week!

I have spirit, yes I do! Remember back in middle or school when they had spirit week? In these days of academic pressure, so many schools cut out all the fun for students- this year, my school decided to try out spirit week and see how the kids do. I Read More...