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Sleeping In On Sunday

We slept in on Sunday morning, requiring loud music and vast amounts of coffee. We made it to church ... late. And then we headed out to enjoy the beautiful…

Winter is BOOORING!

When winter starts, it's so much fun. There's lots to do, and the temperature stays relatively mild. But fast forward a couple of months, and winter is so last season!…

It Takes a Village

Ever wondered why we sometimes have an extra kid or two in tow? People often ask how many kids we have, and who the extra ones are.  I believe it…

We Rode A Train … In A Mall!

I discovered something unique about the spider plant today ... Turns out I asked the kids to hang the Christmas balls from the spider plant.  I guess I was thinking…

The Kids Try Virtual Reality!

LAN Party at our place! [That's a computer gaming party ;-) ] Along with a chance to try out the VR Headset! We also headed to the mall for some…

Chillin’ at McDonald’s

We wanted to vacate the house for the evening, so we ran a few errands and then ended up at (of course) McDonald's. I told the kids they could get…

14 Chairs and a Burlap Wreath

It's been a full week, and I'm finishing up getting ready for the training session/luncheon at our place. And check out the 11th hour deal I got on folding chairs…

Monday Morning

Here's a brief look at our Monday, complete with army tanks. Because what Monday morning is complete without army tanks? These ones are remote-controlled tanks that the kids got for…

White Screen of Death

Because of a conflict between a brand new theme and one of my plugins, I white-screened a Wordpress website I was working on.  In this video, I also discuss the…

Fewer Trick-Or-Treaters This Year!

We had far fewer kids at our door for Halloween than we expected! But, according to a friend that lives around the corner -- they all went to her house…

Big Sister Fail!

I totally failed the Big Sister test this time around! I don't know what I was thinking ... My brand new computer arrived from Best Buy ... and didn't work!…
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