colored easter eggs

Easter Day Treasure Hunt Reminiscing

Today is Easter and my son is grilling ribs. I made southern style potato salad and we will eat outside later. It’s hot here in Florida so I have the AC on. My other children are spending the day with their better half’s family. Did I say that right? They are in New Hampshire and […]

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Bring the Kids to New Hampshire

While writing my page for the Wizzley contest:  Things to Do With Kids in New Hampshire I discovered some places right here in my state that I had never heard of, like Stand Up Paddleboarding on the Saco River.  Never heard of it, and I’m sure I am not coordinated enough to try it, but […]

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Our Own Backyards And Beyond

This is the first time I’ve ever lived in a house with a small backyard. Growing up my yard was huge. Next to my yard was a big field and beyond my front yard, at the bottom of the hill, was a big garden that belonged to my grandparents. My backyard was bordered by stone […]

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Help Me, I Have A 7th Grader!

I have been parenting longer than anyone should have to.  In 1988 my first kid hit middle school.  He was in the “gifted” class and that meant all kinds of craziness was accepted.   I was young and could handle it.  It is now 2011 and I am still dealing with a middle school age child […]

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Summer With The Siblings

My firefighter son always comes north (from Florida) to visit at least once a year. He arrived this week, which means that three of my kids and myself are sharing space in this small house. We are on top of each other inside, but the weather has been fairly good – if you call 80’s […]

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