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“The Day Jimmy’s Boa Ate the Wash”

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I mentioned earlier in the week that I signed up to be a mystery reader in Little Bear’s class for Read Across America week .  The book to be read was left up to the reader.  So the first half of this week was spent researching the perfect book to read a-loud. […]

Read Across America

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn If you don’t have kids you may not know that this week is special.  But this whole week is Read Across America week.  It coincides with Dr. Seuss’s birthday – probably the single most influential author of all time.  Think about it.  Adults and kids alike know and love Dr. Seuss […]

Home for the Holiday

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The past week and a half has been crazy busy for our family.  Mr. O has been finishing up two college classes, one campus course and one online course, on top of working.  He’s a great man.  I really admire him for working fulltime and going to college fulltime all while […]

Guiltless Indulgence

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I admit it.  I finally broke down and gave into the ooey gooey, carb loaded, processed wonder known as cinnamon rolls. It’s been probably 2 years since I’ve cracked open a package of these sweet babies.  And I am long overdue for some guiltless indulgence on this chilly Friday morning. Until […]

Saturday Night Blues

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn It’s 8:30 on a Saturday night and I am lost.  Figuratively speaking.  Mr. O is on a camping trip with the guys and Little Bear is snug in her bed.  I don’t know what to do with myself.  Any other time I would just see this as prime opportunity to soak […]