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By Shannon Gosney
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Dec 21st, 2008
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I am SO EXHAUSTED! The culprit: baby Sam – don’t let the cute smile and cute face fool you! I thought I was so lucky for a while because Sam was actually sleeping through the night. Not now! He thinks it’s great to wake up at 3:00 a.m. and play with his toys and crawl […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Dec 19th, 2008
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Here is the recipe for a super yummy cookie recipe I am giving to friends and neighbors this Christmas season. It’s called Secret Chocolate Kisses Cookies (I altered it from the original recipe – title and ingredients). Ingredients: – Bag of Hersheys Kisses (you won’t use them...
By Shannon Gosney
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Dec 18th, 2008
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Yesterday, school was canceled because of an expected snowstorm. Here is the snowstorm – 1 day late! Looking out our front door Our backyard My car is under the snow We spent today at home. This morning, after I put Sam down for a nap, Brian and I “tried” to build a snowman. It turn...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 17th, 2008
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My task this week is to bake 4 batches of cookies to give away as Christmas gifts to friends and neighbors. This doesn’t seem like a difficult task, but factor in 3 energetic little boys and a 1 hour baking project can take 3 hours to complete. A person with no children might ask, “Why [&...
By Shannon Gosney
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Dec 17th, 2008
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Thanks to LeMira for posting the Christmas song on her blog! I really like these guys and these songs are taking me back to 1999 – so long ago! Their group is called The Straight No Chaser. Hope you enjoyed!...
By Shannon Gosney
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Dec 16th, 2008
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Send your own ElfYourself eCards...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 16th, 2008
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It snowed in Seattle at the end of this last weekend. What happens when snow melts and it’s cold outside? That’s right, it turns to ice. How many Seattle residents know how to drive in the snow or on icy roads? That’s right, not enough! How many Seattle residents THINK they know how...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 15th, 2008
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Every year, I usually send out Christmas cards to about 100 people. I include a card, family newsletter, and a picture of our family. With postage and the cost of picture prints, along with stationery and cards, that can add up to $60 or more. This year, I’ve decided to cut the list short. I...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 13th, 2008
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This article was posted on Dr. Laura’s blog and I found it awesome and hilarious (as did the people I forwarded it to). What do you think? According to a news report, a certain school in Garden City, MI was recently faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning to us...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 12th, 2008
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Last night, we were getting ready to go to a meeting and I was packing up some snacks for the kids. I usually grab a bag and include magna doodle drawing pads, some board books, and some snacks. George was standing next to me and saw me a holding a bag with these He asked […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Dec 6th, 2008
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Today, we had a birthday party for Brian’s 5th birthday. I’ve decided that an hour and a half is plenty of time to hold a birthday party for little kids. During this time, we did the following: – played with the party blowers – 5 minutes– played on the swingset – 3...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 27th, 2008
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Yesterday, George and I celebrated our 9th wedding anniversary. 9 years ago yesterday, we were married for time and eternity in the Oakland LDS Temple in Oakland, California. Since we got married during a holiday break (we were both going to college when we were married and the break worked out perfe...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 24th, 2008
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When I went to high school, I wasn’t one of those people that liked to “hang out” at the mall and I still am not one of those people. I haven’t been to the mall in over a year, but went this weekend with some women from church. We went and saw “Twilight” – ch...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 21st, 2008
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I’ve had a few experiences with bad drivers recently. The other day, I was pulling into the parking lot of a store (I was turning left INTO the parking lot). There was a man waiting to turn left OUT of the parking lot (he had a stop sign and had to wait until it was […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 20th, 2008
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Do you remember in school when your friends would pick on you or make fun of you or leave you out of games? You’d think that grown-ups would behave differently. We had an event the other day that got a little out of control. The event was for the sisters in our ward and kids […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 17th, 2008
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We recently watched another movie called “Get Smart,” starring Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, and the Rock. It was a funny movie and had us laughing constantly! Here is the movie trailer:...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 14th, 2008
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A week ago, George and I were able to go on a date without the kids. A friend of ours offered to watch the kids for us. We went the movie theater. There were a ton of “R-rated” movies, so we decided to watch Madagascar 2 – something that would make us laugh. I thought […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 13th, 2008
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The other day, George and I watched a great movie called “Dan in Real Life.” If you are familiar with the tv show “The Office,” you’ll recognize the main character in the movie, Steve Carell. There were some moments in the movie that were painfully funny! It is definitel...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 11th, 2008
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This past weekend, our stake held a “Super Saturday.” For those who aren’t familiar with it, Super Saturday is a day held usually once a year where women get together and work on crafts and service projects and usually have a brunch or lunch. This year, we had a salad bar for lunch ...
By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
Nov 9th, 2008
4 Comments
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Taking pictures is always a challenge and sometimes ends in a way you wouldn’t have thought of. I had the boys sit together with their Halloween shirts and Sam in his Halloween sleep n play outfit so I could get some cute pictures for the scrapbook. Here is a sequence of the pictures and what [...
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