Category Archives: Life Happens

You never know when and how the Universe will give you something you need.

My friend Wendy and I were off to Target last night to find her son cleats for baseball. While we’re wandering through the sporting goods aisle at Target, she casually mentions that she needs one golf ball for a school … Continue reading

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September 11

When I was a contributor on my uncle’s blog, I wrote a piece about my memories of September 11, 2001. On that 5th anniversary of those dreadful events, nine years ago, the wound was still raw. It’s been nine years … Continue reading

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Through Thick & Thin

A little over 9 years ago, during one of our frequent trips to Disney, we met Rachel and Jim for the first time. Brandon was 3, and I was pregnant with Matty. As the years have progressed, our friendship has … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’

That’s it: there’s just a few days of summer break left then it’s back to reality! While I do work at a preschool that is open year round, I loved my summer schedule. Since the boys didn’t have to be … Continue reading

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Happy 13th Anniversary to US!

Some say the number 13 is unlucky. I disagree. While the last year has been filled with it’s share of sadness, it is you who has been by my side during those moments. And that is what matters. It’s easy … Continue reading

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Waffles and Sunday Mornings

Hubby works six days a week, and with our conflicting schedules it is practically impossible most days to sit down for a meal together. Except for Sundays. Sunday is his day off, and since he’s a morning person, he’s usually … Continue reading

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Love Yourself!

Sometimes as moms, we have to be a little selfish. We have to remember that in order for us to take care of those around us, we have to take care of ourselves first. To love ourselves first. Even busy … Continue reading

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I don’t know how a dozen years have already passed since you were born. I was looking through hundreds of pictures to make this collage, and yes, there are definitely 12 years’ worth of memories, but it doesn’t feel like … Continue reading

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Establishing and Sticking to a Reasonable and Responsible Budget with Capital One 360

It sounds easy, doesn’t it? Establishing a budget and sticking to it. In our family we tend to overspend and justify it more often than I want to admit to: “but it’s such a great deal”, “our old one isn’t … Continue reading

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Back on Track

That’s it, no more wasting time. No more excuses and no more delays. I am determined to start the teaching program in January. In order to do that, I have to pass the Elementary Education Grades K-6 Subject Area test, … Continue reading

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