Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  I don’t have a lick of Irish in me as far as I know, but I have always loved celebrating this holiday.  My husband’s grandfather who he never knew (he died at age 27, leaving behind a wife and four children) was actually from Ireland, so celebrating this day is a nice tribute […]
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A couple of weeks ago I was very excited to receive an invitation to my first “Mommy Blogger” conference.  It wasn’t going to be a huge event, but it sounded like a great opportunity to meet other moms in my area who do the same thing I do–I don’t know of any!  However, it would mean […]
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Did you earn Kohls Cash during a promotion period, and now it’s burning a hole in your pocket? How does Kohls Cash work? Read on to learn the ins and outs of Kohl’s Cash and why I think it’s a great way to save. My husband bought me two beautiful necklaces for my birthday. He […]
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A good samaritan

We were walloped with our first good snowstorm of the winter yesterday.  Although I’m not as crazy about going out in the snow as I used to be, I still love a good snowstorm.  We had everything we needed, our house was cozy and warm, and my husband was released early from work so he […]
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Keep the doctor away

This past week Mr. Boy reached a milestone of sorts: his first prescription medication!  Nothing has made me feel more like an actual mom than having a bottle of that bubble gum flavored amoxicillin sitting in our fridge.  As a kid I always looked forward to that stuff (as opposed to the yucky tasting penicillin), […]
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In honor of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share the amusing story of how my husband and I first met: My husband and I met online.  To this day I am a bit hesitant to admit that, because I feel like there’s a stigma attached.  A disproportionate number of the wonderful couples I know in […]
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