Mystery Peeps Challenge

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My friend Amiyrah is one of my favorite bloggy people.  We’ve been together for some VERY awesome adventures… like exploring New Orleans, seeing Yo Gabba Gabba, visiting the Jersey Shore, and most recently seeing the New Kids on the Block in NYC.  I know if I’m getting together with Amiyrah, fun will be had.  She’s […]

Grace in Small Things – 226

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5 little things that make me happy 1. An unplanned house guest.  (While I love my little family… it’s been really fun to have Danielle staying with us.  It’s like having a college roomie.  A perfect college roomie who gets all of my wackiness)  2. New friends from far off places.  The internet makes the […]

I’m spending March hopping with the Bloggy Moms

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I haven’t done a blog hop in  forever and a day.  So, why not… let’s do some hopping. If you’re looking for something new to read… or you’d like to share your writing with some new people… check out the Bloggy Moms March 2015 Blog Hop. And while you’re here… tell me something interesting about […]

Grace in Small Things – 225

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5 little things that make me happy 1.  Ice cream… when you have a SORE throat. 2.  This weeks non-stop countdown to the cousin weekend.  EVERY DAY Zoe and Avery would Facetime and comment on how many days until Friday.  They are SOOOOO excited. 3.  Catching up with an old friend in Facebook messaging. 4.  […]

Skate with the Greats to Benefit Ronald McDonald House NY

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*I was chosen to be a blog ambassador for Ronald McDonald House New York.  Throughout the year I will be sharing information and events.  As a part of the blogger program I have been invited to attend and cover their events.  All opinions are my own.   If you’re looking for plans of something fun […]

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5 little things that make me happy 1.  Watching American Idol as a family (it’s the first year we’ve done it). 2.  Listening to the girls talk while they don’t know I’m listening.  “Doing the laundry is pretty fun.”  “Look, that says ‘heavy duuuuty’.  Like doooody.” “Does that say deadly wash?”  “No… de-laaaayed wash” “BUUBBBBLLLLEEEESSSS”  […]

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5 little things that make me happy 1. Fresh paint on walls. 2. The smell of a new carpet. 3. A reliable “handyman” company with employees that are just honestly nice guys. 4. Ana’s odd love of time.  Knowing what time it is, announcing what time it is, telling how may minutes are left until […]

I’m going to consider it a milestone.

We missed the bus today. I know that might not sound like a milestone to you.  Maybe milestone is the wrong word. We have a first. Zoe is half way through the 4th grade… and it’s the first time we’ve ever missed the bus (without planning to). I’m pretty impressed with myself (and the girls).  […]

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5 little things that make me happy 1.  Cats with catnip toys. 2.  DayQuil & NyQuil 3.  PJ day, PJ day, PJ day 4.  $6 Movie day. 5. This video… it just makes me smile…