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3 Ingredient Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Jalapenos

Math Man and I like to grill. In fact, it’s because of Math Man that I’ve learned the nuances of grilling all the things on both a gas and charcoal grill. My favorite is the charcoal grill. There’s just something to starting that fire and doing the...
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Ok, I’m Happy

Summer is almost over. How did this happen? I blinked, and the weeks of hubby at home and getting to sleep in are rapidly approaching their end. I had many goals for this summer. We were going to do activities weekly. My kids were going to have less screen time. We...
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DIY Backyard Clubhouse

When Sassy Pants (now 12) was about 4, Math Man decided to buy her a playground. We didn’t have anything except a baby climb and slide thing, and she wasn’t using it. He went to one of those prefab places, picked out a backyard clubhouse we thought would...
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Back to School with Label Daddy

Four kids means lots of stuff. Back packs. Shoes. Jackets. Lunch boxes. When school starts in just another month, the pace of life picks up, and we find ourselves falling back on our organizational strategies. One of these strategies is to use Label Daddy labels to...
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Groupon Coupon: More than Just a Cool Rhyme

It’s always fun to save money, and it’s especially great to save money at stores or on sites where you regularly shop. Did you know that Groupon has a variety of coupons for just about every single store or retailer you could think of? By buying in to a...
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3 Ingredient Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Jalapenos

Math Man and I like to grill. In fact, it’s because of Math Man that I’ve learned the nuances of grilling all the things on both a gas and charcoal grill. My favorite is the charcoal grill. There’s just something to starting that fire and doing the...

Ok, I’m Happy

Summer is almost over. How did this happen? I blinked, and the weeks of hubby at home and getting to sleep in are rapidly approaching their end. I had many goals for this summer. We were going to do activities weekly. My kids were going to have less screen time. We...

DIY Backyard Clubhouse

When Sassy Pants (now 12) was about 4, Math Man decided to buy her a playground. We didn’t have anything except a baby climb and slide thing, and she wasn’t using it. He went to one of those prefab places, picked out a backyard clubhouse we thought would...

Back to School with Label Daddy

Four kids means lots of stuff. Back packs. Shoes. Jackets. Lunch boxes. When school starts in just another month, the pace of life picks up, and we find ourselves falling back on our organizational strategies. One of these strategies is to use Label Daddy labels to...

Groupon Coupon: More than Just a Cool Rhyme

It’s always fun to save money, and it’s especially great to save money at stores or on sites where you regularly shop. Did you know that Groupon has a variety of coupons for just about every single store or retailer you could think of? By buying in to a...

Uncommon Goods

Every now and again, I love to scour various sites for interesting and different conversation pieces for the house. As our kids get older and there are fewer opportunities for breakable items to – well – break, I’m more and more willing to add these...

Thanks, Cows

Never realized that there was actually a Cow Appreciation Day, but it’s real. I jokingly suggested it as a theme to my friends who like to write poetry together, and wouldn’t you know that some actually wanted to go with it. So, for fun, we decided to have...

One Year (Reflection Poem)

Every now and again, I try to stretch my poetic muscles. Back when I was a teenager absolutely filled with angst and romance and puppy love and sadness, the poems would flow onto the page with this beautiful imagery and figurative language. In these days of adulting,...

Repurposed Porch Decor

When my babies were little, I found myself not crafting. Sure, here and there I would create a little something. But it was nothing like the “old days” of pre-kids or pre-multiple kids. When Sassy Pants (12) was a baby, she was the only one to contend...

Pigtail Food Flipper from CaveTools (Review)

You know how sometimes, you’re grilling food or cooking something in the pan and it’s almost impossible to grab it with tongs or a fork? I know that when I’ve fried bacon in the grill, I fumble with a fork to try to flip each piece. Inevitably, the...

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