Monthly Archives: April 2014

What did the revolutionary pigeon say at the secret meeting? Coup, coup

Burning ring of fire sounds appropriate to how our playgroup started today.  Even “scariest environment imaginable”.  Was it the rain?  The middle of the week blues?  Who knows, but it was an outright coup.  I think it was the first … Continue reading

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The farmer gave his chickens a bushel of feed, but they only took a peck

The delicious aroma invades the house, making your stomach growl.  It is so tender and juicy, that it easily flavors the chicken itself plus accompanying rice and vegetable.  The prep time is minimal but the taste is outstanding. Many props … Continue reading

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When a letter carrier became a hero they called him The Deliverer

I want to talk about the Hero Mommy moments.  Have you had one?  You know what I’m talking about – in the face of a usual, average day, as a mom, you find yourself stepping up, leaning in and doing … Continue reading

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My favorite rapper is the Easter bunny, he’s really in to hip hop.

I like to have a plan for things.  Like holidays for example, and the food you eat.  At Thanksgiving it is turkey, at Easter it is lamb.  The wild card of Christmas dinner stresses me out a little bit.  Dessert … Continue reading

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When I asked if I could get insurance if the nearby volcano erupted they assured me I would be covered

“I know it smells bad, but if you can get over the smell……” were exactly the words I was looking to avoid using in our recent science experiment.  No doubt about it, vinegar has a distinct smell.  And then, imagine … Continue reading

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The weather man said there won’t be any rain for 6 months, but I drought it

Let’s take a minute and talk about what not to do when sprouting your own seeds.  Go away for four days.  I learned many lessons from my first round of seed sprouting.  Mainly, to thoroughly soak the soil and after … Continue reading

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Those who transport salt are movers and shakers

Glue?  Watercolors? Salt?  1-5 year olds?  Yes, that takes guts.  And a lot of moms.  But they seemed to really enjoy it. Today’s art project comes to you, inspired by the blog, One Perfect Day who did what she called a … Continue reading

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