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March Updates

I might as well summarize March right here and now, because chances are slim I’ll be back before April rolls in. There is no career future for me in blogging. No future a’tall. Anyway, things have been cruising along. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Return To the Workforce

I took the plunge. On January 3oth I went back to work for our local district social services. I accepted a position as a floating caseworker, so in theory I will be filling in the gaps in Child Protective Services, … Continue reading

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Independence Day for Parents AKA First Day of School

My kiddos went back to school today. And suddenly I’m all productive. I put together a new recipe for a cheesy ham chowder that is going to knock their socks off this fall. I washed the fronts of my kitchen … Continue reading

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Back to School Style Guide for the Girl Who Spurns Fashion

Hi! I’m so glad I’m here with you- it means I survived BTS shopping with another kiddo! A few days ago it was our high school boy’s turn to shop for Fall 2016.  Today it was all about our middle … Continue reading

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Back to School Shopping for Tenth Grade Boy

We’re starting to get ready for back to school, which is a joyous time of year for me. I love my big family, but I will confess that it is extremely difficult to placate a gaggle of bored kids of … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Taco Soup

Our friend Carmen was here for supper not too long ago, and I made this soup. It’s a slightly toned down version of this cheesy Mexican soup. She wanted the recipe and I thought you guys might like the less … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Popper Dip

Did you try jalapeno popper dip back in it’s heyday? I may have made it a time or two (or a hundred times, but who’s counting?) It’s super easy to make. Soften two blocks of cream cheese in the microwave. … Continue reading

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