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It’s Spirit Week!


If you are unfamiliar with Spirit Week, it’s a week where every day children come to school dressed in a different “themed” outfit. Some of you will think I’m a mean-no-fun type of mom, but this is one of those weeks that I dread.

Oh, I wasn’t always like this. I used to love crazy hair day, backwards day, 50s day…

Then I became a parent. It’s like Halloween every day of the week. Younger kids need help, and …

Help Students at Sandy Hook Elementary School – Family Project

This is supposed to be Cookie Week.  Did you know that today is National Cookie Baking Day?  Of course I’m baking – ’tis the season, but my self-inflicted goal to post a daily cookie recipe hasn’t happened.  Don’t worry.  I’ll post them soon (I’d say tomorrow, but that would leave me another goal that could prove unrealistic.)


I know the events from Friday are on everyone’s mind.  It’s impossible to wrap your head around how something so terrible could …

Halloween Hairstyle – Spooky Pigtails

You know all of those things on Pinterest that you vow to someday try?

Some of them seem REALLY easy — like, anyone could do that.

Yep, that’s what I thought too.

Pinterest is deceiving.

In the spirit of getting our Halloween groove on, I pinned a couple of hairstyles for my princess.  She really wanted a spider hairstyle, but that involved gluing googly eyes onto ribbon.  At 7:00 a.m. I don’t have time for that.

A couple of rings …

Wordless Wednesday – Bambi’s Butterfly House