Laundry Jenga

Every week we have the same laundry ritual at my house.  Michael dumps his dirty laundry in the living room floor.  Usually it is around 9 p.m when I have no chance of getting it done before bedtime. I survey the pile […]

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Teens and Toilet Paper Rolls

I am searching for a scientific mind to perform a clinical study. I would like to know how much energy is required to change a toilet paper roll. This information is urgently needed so that I can decide what type of vitamins […]

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Sunday Night , Crisis Night

Sunday night at 10:30 is my least favorite time of the week. As any mother knows that is crisis time and no amount of planning or prayer will save you. Late Sunday night is always when your kids have a paper due […]

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The Art Of Doing Nothing

There are certain talents that each of us are blessed with.  Some take lots of practice to perfect and some just come naturally. My friend Tara and I discovered one of our natural talents twelve years ago while on a girls weekend. […]

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Dooms Day Prepper Quiz Results

It’s official.  I took the Doom’s Day Prepper quiz and if a catastrophic event occurs my survival time is approximately 0-1 week. I think they were being very generous. I was recently alerted to the fact that I might be the slightest bit unprepared when […]

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Casserole From Hell

Last year was my first time joining the Reynolds family for Thanksgiving.  Wanting to impress and make something yummy above and beyond what was requested I searched for a new recipe. One of my friends from work said she had just the […]

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Seat Filler For My Son’s Social Life

 There is nothing sadder than realizing that you have gone from the woman your son declared, when he was four, the only woman he wanted to marry, to a seat holder for his social life.  I am now like the sad little […]

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Christmas In My Dreams

See this lady?  This is the picture I have in my head when I envision myself at  the holidays   I am dressed in an adorable outfit carrying a Starbucks cup and a small purse. As I stroll casually through the mall I stop […]

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Vote Like You Are In The Fourth Grade

When my daughter, Ashley was in fourth grade she made her first run for office.  She had decided to run against Christian Meyer for class student council representative.  It was a very big deal in our household. She spent all week writing […]

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I Don’t Trust Morning People….

Rising and shining have never been my strong suit.  On the occasion that I do have to rise early, I don’t shine until about 10 a.m.  That is the earliest I can shine. No amount of caffeine will make me shine earlier. […]

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