Monthly Archives July 2011

Baby Fever

Me: It seems like all my friends are pregnant… again!!! How does this keep happening!? Daryl: ….ummmm…. Me: Don’t look at me like that, I know how it happens! I can’t say that adding number three to our brood hasn’t crossed our minds. In fact I think about it almost every day. We had never…
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How to Save Money When You Think You’ve Maxed Out

I’ve talked before about our family’s desire to pay off our student loans and get out of debt. After a year and a half of trekking along, we’ve managed to lower our balance by almost half, as well as pay cash for the birth of Peanut (no maternity coverage). After some recent examination, we figured…
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Slackers and Slides

I’ve been going through a bit of a rough spot with regards to my migraines and just trying to deal with being in pain on pretty much a daily basis. The good news is that, in less than a month, I will be starting acupuncture again. I did this very briefly right before I got…
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Long time no post

I took some time off blogging, but I’m back 🙂 Ava’s medport went in just fine.  With the exception of strep colonization at the port site, all is well.  She doesn’t love being accessed at all, but she’s getting less terrified.  Her Mitchondrial disease is starting to progress.  Her liver is enlarged, her motility is…
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Texas Summer Giveaway Bash -Grand Prize-

Now who wants to go there?! I do! I do! With this heat wave sweeping the nation this is like a dream get-a-way! Have you heard of Great Wolf Lodge? Take some time for the family and enjoy a lovely vacation on us! There are 12 locations thru out the US, and one is in…
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The Fire Station

Last Friday, High Park Home Daycare went on a field trip to the local fire station at Keele and Dundas West. Both Aidas’s mother (Aldona) and the twins’ mother (Marlaine) came along to help out with the excursion. This trip has been a long time coming. I had wanted to take them last summer, but…
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Week In Training Review: Week 3

Week three of training was scheduled to look like this: Week Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. Sun. 3 Off Hills 3M 6M 6M 3M 10M But it actually looked like this: Week Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. Sun. 3 Off Intensity 3M 6M Off 3M 5,5M I don’t have any decent hills nearby,…
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Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere!

My bestie, Elizabeth, helped me come up with the measurements for this bubble solution “recipe.” A good friend is one who will help you with a math problem, even when she’s halfway around the globe. We figured out the measurements for three ounces, because it is easy to find three ounce bottles to store it…
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Smacksy Sunday Links

One of my favorite blogs Ill Seen, Ill Said recently posted this fascinating video about photographer Jane Brown. I love the perennial favorite, Letterheady. Sharing another fabulous reading from Listen To Your Mother LA: Picket Signs by Gabby Friedenthal. Happy Sunday.
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ATTN K-Mart Shoppers!

Kmart is having a double coupons events starting tomorrow, so I have heard. I have not seen a confirmation on their blog of in the ad. So, please don’t get mad if you store doesn’t double their coupons this week. This means Kmart will double coupons up to 99 cents, as always. To take advantage…
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