Daily Archives December 30, 2010

quick and easy lunch

This time of the year, it is so easy to fall back on fast food for convenience. We’ve all been there: out running errands, standing in lines much longer than we anticipated, traffic worse than we imagined, and all of the sudden a little voice peeps from the backseat. “Hungry. Eat lunch!” Is it lunchtime…
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Christmas, the Recovery

Thank goodness Christmas comes but once a year. I’m still crawling into bed at 10pm in an effort to recover from the mayhem. I feel like I’m a hundred and eighty. On a different note, I’m entering this Christmasy photo into a Christmas photo contest on a friend of mine’s blog. I have a chance…
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A Bad Case of Stripes

I hate getting dressed.  It’s no secret. I am just not good at it.  Some people effortlessly drift into their closets and assemble outfits that suit both their bodies and the occasion.  I can do neither. My still post-partum, over 40 body has stumped me.  It can’t seem to decide what it wants to be. …
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NMZ

Photo “Mom? Do you remember that bad dream I had last night about the monsters who were eating me?” “I remember.” “I’m afraid of monsters and I need you to fall me asleep tonight.” “I will but you know there are no real monsters, right?” “But there are in my dreams.” “While you’re dreaming can…
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About the Kids

NOAH Favourite Things: music, puzzles, books Favourite Toys: drum, pots and pans, tambourines Favourite Foods: cheese sandwich, blueberries, strawberries, eggs Favourite Music Circle Songs: I’m a Little Teapot, BINGO, Old MacDonald, Shoo Fly Common Utterances: “No”, “Water”, “Music”, “Where my drum?” AIDAS Favourite Things: all vehicles and motorized things (including lawn mowers, leaf blowers and…
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A week’s worth of homeschool lunches…

Even homeschool moms have lunch ruts! It’s easy to fall back on staples like peanut butter and jelly, chicken nuggets or mac and cheese. But one of the often unforeseen benefits of homeschooling can be that you can ensure your kids eat nutritious meals and snacks (and that what you pack isn’t being peer-pressured into…
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