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Pass the Parcel

Something I scribbled when wrapping up a pass the parcel present for Lil Princess’s birthday party last year. the people at the party venue loved it and wanted to use it for other parties! 60 more words


My Perfectly Imperfect Christmas

We live in Publix country and I disclose it is my grocery store of preference, partly because I can walk there (though I rarely do since I stop there on my way home from nearly every activity), partly because the store is always clean, the produce fresh, the prices reasonable and partly because most of the employees have been at the store since it opened in our neighborhood eight or nine years ago (there is a lot to be said for staff sticking with a retail employer that long) and they all know me and my kids by now. 706 more words


On the 1st Day of Christmas, One Librarian Blogging: 10 Charming Children’s Christmas Books

By Stacy Parish, Children’s Assistant Librarian

‘Tis the season—for reading! Here is a non-comprehensive, totally subjective, but thoroughly festive list of Christmas books for children. In no particular order: 547 more words

Book Reviews

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

For today’s post, I’m digging back into my files for a memory—one that I originally wrote about in February of this year. If you were reading my posts via Facebook before I officially launched my blog, you may have read this one. 407 more words


The Day-to-Day, In The Flower Bed

Day-to-Day Dad, we mulched. Exciting right, not really but that was our day. It was a mistake to buy the cheapest mulch. It was full of 5 inch branch pieces, even found a bunching wire in the bag. 230 more words


Tricks of the trade

I’ve discovered an amazing trick that has gotten me ahead in the morning. Any mom’s out there with toddlers of the age of 3 or above who have a child who is fighting the good fight in the morning to wear the opposite of what makes sense for the seasonal weather must abide by this simple rule. 7 more words


Thanks for the Vibes, Monstro. I'm Outtie.

Wardrobe malfunction this morning. Kid informs me the Batman pants are itchy. I’m thinking tag, so I’m like, where? And he says, “All over!” Damn. See this is why we don’t use regular pajamas. 423 more words