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90 Days To Matrimony

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The Underestimaters
The Underestimaters

 

Romance and red wine can get you in big trouble.

On a recent weekend away my fiancée Brad and I were overcome with undying love and Sweet Bliss wine and the best idea we could come up with was to set a wedding date that was only 90 days away. It sounded so wonderful and easy as we snuggled on the couch and gazed into each other’s eyes. All our friends gathered together as we vowed to love each other for all time.

Crystal glasses clinking and sweet buttercream frosting covering a big chocolate cake swirled around in my head. How much fun would cake tasting be? I was almost giddy!

There would be a lavish dinner, dancing and all the best of everything for 200 of our closest friends. I could almost taste the champagne as I drifted off to sleep in the arms of my true love.

Things Every Freshman Parent Needs To Know

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highschool1Having your first-born become a high school freshman is a lot like giving birth.  It’s painful, messy and not at all like you expected. Worst of all there are no drugs this time around to take away the pain.

Be ready to be shocked when your child comes home after one day in high school and has suddenly become smarter than you. It’s nothing short of a miracle that so much knowledge can be attained in one six period day. Someone should really call the Pope!

Basement Boys

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  For the past four years I have been blessed with a group of boys inhabiting my home, particularly my basement. I affectionately call them “the basement boys”. I have watched