Summer With Teens ~ Expectations vs Reality

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The kids start getting excited about summer break months before it’s actually here. So naturally, I start dreaming about carefree late nights, sleeping in, lazy days, and quality time spent with the kids. Oh and June gloom! You know, the … Continued

School’s Out for Summer!

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As I watched my boys drive off to school this morning, the last day of the school year, I had such mixed emotions. Part of me was thinking YES, summer break! Sleeping in, relaxing, no homework, beach days, more time … Continued

Awesome Deal To Kick Off Summer!

Is it just me, or is this year flying by? It probably didn’t help that my boys started counting down the weeks til summer break in… oh… February. But now they are counting down the days! And even though they don’t get … Continued

Drive Safe ~ The Kids Learn From You

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Now, I know I’m not the only one who made a conscious effort to be a better person when the kids were little. You know, keeping my language in check (believe me, that was effin hard!), saying please and thank you, controlling my … Continued

Book Review ~ Girls’ Weekend

I just finished reading Girls’ Weekend by Cara Sue Achterberg. And loved it! Don’t worry if you haven’t seen it out yet, I got to read it early. It’s not even available for sale until May 3, 2016. As the … Continued

Box Springs Mountain and the Science Project

My youngest has been working on a science project where he has to find and collect plants native to our area. He has a list of 46 plants and needs to collect at least 20 of them. There are 11 … Continued

April Fools Day Pranks

It’s April Fools Day! One of the craziest days in my house. Having two teenage boys, I trust nothing on this day. A few of our favorite April Fools Day Pranks: Food coloring on the toothbrush. Warning: This one’s messy. … Continued

Honors Chemistry?!

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My boys, both in high school, have been meeting with their guidance counselors throughout the past month to decide on their classes for next year. They have the same counselor and we love her. She really gets to know the kids, … Continued

Corned Beef and Cabbage Sandwiches

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When my boys were little, I wanted to start some traditions. You know… For holidays, seasons, milestones, whatever! When St. Patrick’s Day came around, I wanted to do more than just dress them in green. So I started making corned … Continued

Hello March!

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So… You’re probably wondering where I’ve been. Right?! Please tell me you’ve thought about me!  Or maybe you figured I’d fallen off the face of the earth and you moved on. Either way, it’s been a while since I’ve posted … Continued

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