Monthly Archives: July 2011

Simplifying the house

With five people in the house, it seems as if there is a never ending amount of stuff.  We don’t shop continually, we keep birthdays and Christmas reasonable.  Most people would think us pretty cheap if they knew what we … Continue reading

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Enjoying some quiet time

The kids are at Grandma and Grandpa’s for one more day.  They’ve been gone two, and I can’t believe how many errands I’ve run.  Ideally, I should be in the recliner with a book doing nothing, but the errands needed … Continue reading

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The Wii was worth it

The braces are on, and now I understand the value of the Wii in the waiting area.  After two hours of waiting for his sister, my youngest was getting impatient.  What would it have been like if he hadn’t been … Continue reading

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Time for braces

My oldest is getting braces tomorrow morning.  My husband is more concerned than she is.  Last night I heard a lot about how sorry he felt for her and all she had to give up eating.  I’ve had braces twice.  … Continue reading

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The Chipper Dipper

We’ve been battling chipmunks and rabbits this year.  Neighbors are as well.  It’s the price to pay for a neighborhood (and town) filled with trees.  The chipmunks have become quite destructive, and mild efforts against them have been fruitless.  Now … Continue reading

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Unfortunate choices

Those of you who have read previous entries know that we withdrew our sensory child from school this year due to an action the teacher took.  She didn’t finish the first semester so I never looked for her report card … Continue reading

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