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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
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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 [...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 26th, 2008
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I was given a book called “Practical Preparedness,” by Tina Monson and there is a guide on how to build your basic food storage for two people on $5.00 a week. It should take a year to build the basics and averages out to $5.00 a week. According to the book, if you follow this […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 26th, 2008
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In our family, my husband LOVES spicy foods, but I have a hard time eating them, as do my kids. Often times, he’ll add Tabasco or Tapatio. On Rachael Ray, she gave a great tip I’d never heard of. You buy some spicy salsa. You have spicy salsa for the person who likes it spicy. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 26th, 2008
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Boys, boys, boys. You won’t see any baby dolls, barbie dolls, or my little ponies laying around my house. Just Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, cars, and superheroes! I grew up as the oldest of 4 girls and let me tell you, there was lots of emotions going every which way! Boys are different! They ...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 25th, 2008
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I was reading through Dr. Laura’s blog recently and came upon this article called “Children ‘Forgotten’ in Overheated Cars.” I really had a hard time understanding how this could happen. How could someone “forget” their child in the car and why would a parent...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 25th, 2008
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I love to enter contests and rarely win them. However, I thought it might be fun to hold a contest and give something away to somebody else. If it works out well, I might continue to do it in the future. I am giving away a copy of the book, “Superfudge,” by Judy Blume. It […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 25th, 2008
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I’ve decided that since things can get very frustrating with little children, I am going to focus on the positive aspects. I’ve decided to think of the positive things of parenting, motherhood, and children – the ABC’s. The first letter is “A.” I love that my 4 yea...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 24th, 2008
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For anyone out there reading my blog, I have a question for you. My 4 year old whom I dearly love has been going through a phase recently. He talks back to me. If I tell him to do something, he says “no.” Now keep in mind, he does not always do this, but does […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 24th, 2008
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For those who aren’t aware, the city of Seattle is trying to impose a 20-cents-per-plastic-bag tax and are now selling reusable bags at many stores. The bags cost anywhere from $1.00 to $4.00 in price – you can buy “trendy” ones on the internet and spend a lot more. I bought 2...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 23rd, 2008
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Both Brian and Dallen took a binkie or pacifier when they were babies. Brian took it for 6 months and was done with it. Dallen took it for 3 months and was done it. Sam wants NOTHING to do with it. He actually gets mad if I even offer it to him. George was able […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 23rd, 2008
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I love the Fall, but along with it comes the cold weather. I don’t mind the rain or overcast skies so much, but the cold is not great. Dress in layers is my number one recommendation when it comes to the cold. Yesterday, September 22nd marked the first day of Fall. Things are going to […...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 22nd, 2008
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Brian had his first soccer game on Saturday. Before we left, George pumped up Brian’s soccer ball. I was in the front room getting the kids ready. Brian had all of his gear in a workout bag George gave him to use. All of a sudden, we heard a loud pop! What the heck was […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 22nd, 2008
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There are a few blogs I check on a regular basis. My favorite is “Tales of an Ordinary Housewife.” If you want to click on it, you’ll have to find it in my blog list because I don’t know how to do a link to it in my post. She is a friend we met […]...
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