Monthly Archives February 2011

Smacksy Sunday Links

Our Star Wars AT-AT is part of our family. Here is some AT-AT awesomeness. I love a phenom. 1:08 of dog/leopard/piglet sweetness. Happy Sunday. AT-AT day afternoon from Patrick Boivin on Vimeo.
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Rich, Creamy, Fabulous Oatmeal!

I’m not a huge oatmeal fan, but I decided since it’s good for breastmilk production, I’d give it another go.  I’m hooked!  The amount I made was enough for me and Junior, or just myself if I was SUPER hungry. 2 TBSP Butter 1/3 cup Brown Sugar (I used 1/2 cup and it’s a little…
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Adventures with The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat has always held an affectionate place in my heart. It is the book I learned to read with when I was 4 years old. Having my kids enjoy it as well makes my heart smile. Don’t you just love those moments where you can sense the passage of time in…
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Four years ago….

There’s just something about the kid that enters life in an eventful way. I once ran into a lady who must have had a premature baby at some point, because she was so right. It’s not that they’re your favorite, or more loved, but the fight they went through to get here always holds a…
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Computer Fail 2011

My luck with computers sucks! In late 2008, I had this feeling that something was wrong with my computer; it just seemed wrong. Hubby kept saying it was fine, and we could wait to “fix” whatever it was until tax time (Feb 2009). Sadly, he was wrong, and it wasn’t fine; it died in late…
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Happiness is Food.

Food is happiness.  A good day for me always includes lots and lots of good food.  I’ve mentioned that lately I’ve been going big in the kitchen to prepare for Quincy’s arrival.  And it is now that I find myself at a crossroads.  Do I continue blazing down my path of preparedness, or do I…
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Wish Me Luck!!!

We are leaving on a family trip and I need all the help I can get. I am currently taking a break from getting everything a 5 yr old, 2 year old, and I could want and need on a trip, which is a lot these days. I always forget just how much is needed…
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All’s fair that ends fair

Finally, the photos from the last weekend of the fair are upon us! In addition to Alexei’s rabbit activities, Ibis had her shoebox float parade and the kids had to work for an hour in the 4-H strawberry shortcake booth as community service to help raise money for our county’s clubs. The last big thing…
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Crunchy on the go?

Fellow crunchy mommas, today I’d like to talk about an obstacle most (if not all) of us face. How can you be crunchy on the go? In our modern world, we can’t just sit at home and take care of our families anymore. We have to shop, take our kids to school, and many of…
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