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Barf Bag Anyone?

If I told you how shiteous our trip down to Florida was for spring break, I honestly don’t think you’d believe me.  We totally gave the Griswolds a run for their money and then some.  Cause let me just tell … Continue reading

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The Glass Explosion

     Ever have one of those moments where you realize how quickly your whole life could change in just the blink of an eye?  Well, we certainly had one of those so-called eye openers when we got home from … Continue reading

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Easter on the Road

Did you know that the Easter bunny has a kick-ass GPS system?  Yep, it seems that floppy-earred furball’s not gonna let a little thing like geography trip him up on making all his deliveries.  So if you happened to be … Continue reading

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Things I've Learned This Week

** I have amazing hand-eye coordination when it comes to catching puke. ** Twenty-two hours in a car can cause hallucinations. ** My son could very well be a rooster. ** Skinny jeans and yellow fudge cake ice cream do … Continue reading

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Sandcastles

When it comes to sandcastle building, my husband does NOT mess around.  In fact, he’s just downright anal about it.  It’s a whole friggin’ process that does not involve even the tiniest bit of silly business.  Any messing around, and … Continue reading

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A Little Slice of Heaven

Yesterday the hubby and the kids spent the afternoon with the Twins and the Pirates at a spring training game: I, on the other hand, spent the afternoon lounging in the sun with my good friend, Jose: It was a … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Fun

So when you drive over 1300 miles to have some fun in the warm sun, you don’t really expect to end up doing this: You might notice a couple of things wrong with this picture.  A.) I’m wearing jeans during … Continue reading

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Just Call Us The Griswolds

Know the great thing about being stuck in a car with your family for 22 hours?  Yeah, me neither.  I wouldn’t want to be stuck in a car by myself for 22 hours, let alone two fighting siblings who have … Continue reading

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Kiddieland

     Yesterday was Day Two of the hub’s grand idea < insert sarcasm > for a family “staycation,” so we took the kids to Kiddieland, which is a run-down amusement park paradise for small kids that is apparently going out … Continue reading

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The Sting of Reality

     Know what really sucks about coming home from vacation after a week? EVERYTHING!  Even though we were just down at my parents’ house for a visit, I have truly been living in fantasy land for seven days now.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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