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By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 31st, 2008
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Some of the moms from our playgroup go to Remlinger Farms every year so the kids can enjoy the rides and other activities. When we first arrived, I asked the boys to stand next to the big scarecrow and pumpkin sign (pictured above) – ya know – a scrapbooking or blogging picture opportunit...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 30th, 2008
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Do you ever find that your laundry pile never seems to go away? The dishes are constantly there and needing to be washed, dried, or put away? Your magazine pile grows quickly and you don’t have a chance to read through them, but you don’t want to throw them away because you think you will...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 16th, 2008
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Pop quiz! What do you do if your baby has a poopy diaper, you are in the middle of a miniature amusement park, and there are only porta poddies around? You can’t go far because your kids are on one of the rides and they want to go to another ride when they’re done. You […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 16th, 2008
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The winner of the $5.00 Target gift card for Halloween is here! Using the random.org integer generator, I’ve randomly selected a winner! The winner is: susan1215 Please email me at themommyfiles@gmail.com Thanks to all for participating and for your excellent Halloween ideas....
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 15th, 2008
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This clip of funny accidents is sure to make you laugh – at least it made me laugh 🙂...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 14th, 2008
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I received an email from Kohls announcing the New Elmo Live toy that they are selling! In the email it said that Elmo Live was here and to hurry and buy them online before they run out! AND…..they are only $59.99. I don’t know about you, but it’s kind of freaky, expensive, and would...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 13th, 2008
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Yesterday, I was in a total baking mood. I made Banana Nut Bread (recipe – coming soon) and Peanut Butter Cookies after church. I didn’t add anything special to the peanut butter cookie recipe – it’s the recipe out of the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook. It makes 3 dozen coo...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 9th, 2008
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I read Dr. Laura’s blog each time she creates a new post. She says a lot of good things in both her radio show and on the blog. This time, she had a post on a new “Feminist Studies” graduate program available at the University at Santa Barbara (both for master’s and doctoral d...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 8th, 2008
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We live in a small house and don’t have a whole lot of extra room for “extra” things. Sam is now to the point where he doesn’t like to “sit” in his car seat, but would rather sit like a big boy like everyone else (even though he isn’t even 5 months old yet). ...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 8th, 2008
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I made this soup when it was rainy and cold outside and it was REALLY good! 1 1/2 sticks butter 1 large onion, chopped 3 cups chopped celery 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1/4 cup all-purpose flour Salt and pepper to taste 2 1/2 cups whole milk (I used 2% and it was fine) 1 1/2 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 6th, 2008
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Using random.org’s integer generator, I’ve selected a winner. I had no idea so many people would respond – I actually thought I would have to pick a name out of a hat – like I have the time for that, right? The winner is number 98 – ali. Please email me at themommyfiles@...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 3rd, 2008
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I had a friend who asked for advice on what would help her to potty train her son. I quickly mentioned “Elmo’s Potty Time” dvd and a padded potty seat. This morning, my almost 2-3/4 year old son told me he wanted to watch Elmo’s Potty Time. I put the dvd in for him. I [&hellip...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 2nd, 2008
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When I was younger (aka in elementary school), I remember dreaming about what it would be like to be a grownup. I had the desire to become a pediatrician when I was in elementary school and when I was in high school, I wanted to be a teacher (both of my grandparents were teachers and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 1st, 2008
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Grandma and Grandpa don’t get here until the end of October and Dallen’s bangs were really long. Poor kid had to tilt his head back to see (unless I pushed his hair out of the way). You see, Grandma is the one that cuts the boys’ hair. He’s watching Frosty the Snowman but has ...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 1st, 2008
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It’s not often that I find a REALLY GOOD cookbook! However, a friend of mine introduced me to “Church Suppers.” They have so many yummy recipes in it. I made one the other day called “Chicken Spectacular.” The only thing I would have done differently was used diced chick...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 29th, 2008
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Just a reminder that the first book giveaway – Judy Blume’s “SUPERFUDGE” – ends on October 5th at midnight (WA time). Click on the Superfudge icon above to take you to the original post and to see rules for entry. Post a comment about your favorite book and author and be...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 28th, 2008
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My boys love their daddy. They love to dress like him, talk like him, sing like him, and spend as much time as they can with him. He truly is the luckiest daddy in the world. We all love dessert, and if staying healthy were of no concerns, we’d eat dessert at the beginning of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 27th, 2008
106 Comments
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In the spirit of giving, I have come up with yet another giveaway. Leave a comment with your favorite Halloween tradition and you’ll be entered to win a $5.00 gift card to Target, which can be applied towards a costume, candy, decorations, or whatever you’d like. Here are the rules: 1) Le...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 27th, 2008
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My boys LOVE cookies and Cookie Monster for that matter. Cookies can be OREOs, chocolate chip cookies, shortbread cookies….it doesn’t matter….they love them! My boys love crayons and love to color in coloring books or draw their own pictures. My boys also LOVE chocolate! Hmmmm…...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 26th, 2008
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We took some video footage of Sam last night in his “nursing” mode. I had just finished nursing him and he was “done.” George was in the front room with him and called out for me and said “I had to come see this.” I came out and grabbed my camera. Here is what he [...
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