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Woolly Human Universals

BRID Hey honey, do you want more wool socks?

NTS Yes.

BRID How many?

NTS Four. Why? Is today sock-buying day?

BRID You betcha. Do you want to pick them out? 236 more words


Land of Oz

I’m sitting in the parking lot at the pool using my time wisely. Which just means that I’ve been super busy and haven’t had time to sit and write today, but Bennett is inside at swim practice, Lizzie has taken hold of Mary, and I have an uninterrupted thirty minutes to myself. 634 more words

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Valley Girl - Trans-Canada daffodil mystery solved

Thanks to cookbook author and blogger Lovella Schellenberg, my questions about the daffodils along the Trans-Canada Highway have been answered!

According to Schellenberg’s blog, about 180,000 daffodil bulbs were planted between Chilliwack and Vancouver in the 1970s by highway workers as part of a beautification project. 90 more words


Get Lost in These Marriage Thrillers Until 'Gone Girl' Comes Out

The events in Gone Girl aren’t exactly how you’d want your fifth wedding anniversary to play out, but nevertheless, married life has never been so eerie since Gillian Flynn penned the bestselling book. 291 more words

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Waiting for spring in Wisconsin

Sometimes, the mind’s eye takes a snapshot that captures a mood, an event or even the weather. This winter, and  it still feels like winter,  has been way too cold too long, even for Wisconsin. 183 more words

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DIY Dish Soap and Mason Jar Dispenser **SO E A S Y**

You know you’re a Frugal/Green Momma when….you literally jump for joy over dish soap and its container.

That’s what I did when I made this!!! 442 more words


Rain, garden pests and other bugs, not as bad as it sounds.

A bit of a gap since I last posted but as usual there has been plenty going on here, so I have decided to do a few shorter posts over the next couple of days, rather than one long one that would probably be too much to read. 1,381 more words

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