Monthly Archives February 2012

Your Winter Wardrobe with a Splash of Color

I love that March is around the corner! Mother Nature is awaiting to splash our world with color as the first buds of green appear, giving us a glimpse of hope for warmth.  Usually, by the end of February, I get so tired of my dark and dull wardrobe.  I am ready to embrace some…
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Food Prep Basics

Do you prep your foods when you bring them home from the grocery story? I started it a few months ago, and it makes everything so much easier. While I do enjoy cooking, I do like things to be quickly accessible especially when packing snacks for outings. Some things I do: Wash apples for easy…
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Green Tip Tuesday – Ready for Spring

Guess what?! Spring Start on March 20th! ((A day after my 3 year old turns 3)) I love spring… not to hot, not to cold here in Texas. Almost every year I have made a onesie dress for my girls. Well, for the Vetty it’s just a T-Shirt dress. It is super easy to do….
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I’m All Out Of Spoons

Today, I am all out of spoons. And it is only 1:30pm. Christine Miserandino, a woman living with Lupus, came up with The Spoon Theory. In an effort to explain to a friend of hers what it is like to live with a chronic and invisible illness, she used a handful of spoons to represent…
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One of Those Days

“Mom, I’m feeling a little off today.” “How so?’ “I think I mean I feel weird. Is that what I mean?” “Not feeling quite yourself?” “Who else would I be feeling?”
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37 Weeks: Making Life Interesting

I keep being told by people that I am “so small,” “too small to be so close,” and variations along that line. Even my doctor has said it! And I’ll admit, while a part of me feels good about that…I know it’s a total sham. Granted, I am not an “all belly” carrier of babies;…
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St. Patrick’s Day Shamrocks

The Younger is sick, so I haven’t been able to do much in the way of posting. I thought I’d pull out an old one from the archives to share for now 🙂 I’m trying to get a jump on the next holiday!  The Oldest loves the idea of leprechauns and magic, so this is…
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12 Places I Get Therapy Materials and Toys

When I first graduated from Graduate school and scored my first position as a Speech Pathologist (In my Clinical Fellowship Year) I was working with the severely handicapped population through a county program. I had NO therapy materials, no money (um I had JUST graduated!) and my employer was only giving me a few hundred…
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If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away…

We were out eating lunch today, and Erin started talking about sisters.  She told me she had one sister, and I explained to her that she actually had two, because Cora was her sister as well as Allison.  She knows about Cora, but I guess it just hasn’t registered that she’s her sister too.  Anyway,…
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Eating Healthy and Couponing – Is it possible?

Can you eat healthy and still use coupons? The answer is yes, of course, and here is how I do it: 1. Instead of cutting every coupon from the circulars or printing online, I only keep the ones that I will actually use including personal and household items. 2. I also contact my favorite companies so they include…
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