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Mr. De La Renta Did It All

Today, I learned from my mom that Oscar De La Renta died. I knew he was a fashion designer, but I didn’t realize how his designs have touched so many different fashion areas.   410 more words


Do Your Kids Hate to "Clean Their Rooms?" Try This Fun Tip!

A young acquaintance of mine (age 10) is passionate about writing.  She is also loves to read – and organize!  When I asked her to share advice for other kids about organizing, her answer surprised me.  218 more words

Declaring Order

My Pre-Tween Nightmares

So Doodle is in the Pre-Tween before Tween Stage, and let me tell you, if it is any indication of how her teenage years are going to be, Lord help me. 591 more words


Cherry Empanadas

The empanada Is simply known as a turnover. According to Wikipedia, the name comes from the Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish verb empanar, meaning to wrap or coat in bread. 177 more words


Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar

I know what the caged bird feels, alas!
When the sun is bright on the upland slopes;
When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, 300 more words


In Defense of Older Trick-or-Treaters

“If you don’t tell me what you want to be for Halloween, you won’t get to go trick-or-treating.” I told Boy Wonder for the hundredth time. 171 more words


Growing Up

As you all know, the ones that read my little blog, my oldest is turning 11 very soon. She is going to be the dreaded tweeny bopper. 801 more words