Monthly Archives: December 2008

A Date With My Husband

I was able to get out for a couple of hours with my husband yesterday for a date. Despite my attempts, I only get a date with my husband a few times a year. This was my fourth date in … Continue reading

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Nightmares & Daydreams

Two nights in a row, I have had bad dreams. One was someone breaking into our house in the middle of the night and another was my father dying. In both cases, I was woken up by my youngest child crying. … Continue reading

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Brownie Cheesecake

As I was entering our local grocery store a couple of weeks before Christmas, I noticed a sign posted. It touted “A Chocolate Christmas on the Square” in my part of our little town. I think I noticed this sign … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

We’ve been “off” from school since last Friday. The kids have been working on crafts and making gifts for friends, relatives, and neighbors.  I have been doing some cleaning and catching bargin prices on some of our curriculum picks for … Continue reading

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White Texas Sheet Cake

I had the occasion to make yet another birthday cake recently. My specialty, chocolate cake, was notrequested. The birthday girl wanted a WHITE cake with WHITE frosting. I decided to try yet another new recipe – this time for a … Continue reading

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Reading Comprehension

I’ve written previously about some issues we were concerned about with our oldest child at the beginning of the school year. We had her evaluated by a Vision Therapy Professional to see if something between her eyes and her brain was causing … Continue reading

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Holy Hero’s Advent Adventure

At the invitation of a friend of ours, we checked out Holy Heroes at the start of Advent and signed up for their “Advent Adventure.” The kids have really been enjoying the daily video and the coloring pages. The daily … Continue reading

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