Netflix celebrates pets all month long #StreamTeam

January 21, 2015

Last week we had a few sick days, as well as a few school weather delays. That typically means we watch a little more TV than normal. Luckily, the kids were amenable to me picking out some new things we’d never watched before. (Pokemon, The Ultimate Spiderman and Harry and His Bucketfull of Dinosaurs have been …

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Why are mornings so crazy?

January 20, 2015

Being as yesterday was a holiday, we didn’t have school. I was relieved as that meant we’d have another calm, easy morning like Saturday and Sunday. WRONG. I was planning to go to the YMCA to work out. I’ve been super slack about working out since the new year started, but we worked out the last two …

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The struggle to take back me (and my word for 2015)

January 4, 2015
Embrace where you are - 2015

Over the past week, I thought I was just going to scrap my word/phrase of the year. I’ve been irritated and not my best self for the last month or so and figured why push myself on the feeling better, being better front. We all want that, but sometimes we just need to BE in …

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A Simpler 2015 – Is It Too Much to Ask For?

January 2, 2015
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2014 was a crazy and wonderful year for our family. Like most families, we had good news, bad news, tears of joy and tears of sadness. Personally, I battled some (non-major) health issues and had a rude awakening with some scary diagnoses from some of my closest family members, and as a result, am much …

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All Hail King Julien now on Netflix!

December 21, 2014
king julien

We are huge Madagascar fans in this house and are known to have random dance parties to “I Like To Move It, Move It”.   So you know we are thrilled that Netflix launched the new All Hail King Julien series yesterday. King Julien is one of my favorite Madagascar characters, so it’s great that he now …

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Holiday Gift Ideas For the Whole Family

November 20, 2014
Holiday Gift Ideas

It’s the middle of November (shhh, I know it’s closer to the end. Ears covered – LA LA LA!) and I’ve purchased one present and one stocking stuffer. I’m starting to get a little anxious as I usually am much more organized around this time of year. My holiday cards aren’t even ordered  yet, which …

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