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10 Day You Challenge: Day 2 {Nine Loves}

Today talking about 9 loves. I’m thinking outside the box for this one… 1. A clean house. You just don’t even know how much I cherish the times that my house is clean, organized, and clutter free. It’s amazing how I just feel so much better about life when I have a clean house. 2. …

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Christmas Past

PJ’s 1998 2004 2005 Santas through the years This isn’t all the Santa photos. I’m missing 1998 and 2002, I think:-( If I find them, I’ll redo it! You’ll notice we’ve seen the same santa every year since 2001! 1. With Santa 1999, 2. With Santa 2000, 3. With Santa 2001, 4. Santa 2003, 5. …

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Candy Scarecrows {Halloween}

I made these back in 2005 for Drew’s class at day care. They’re really cute, fun, and easy to make. Great little treat to send to school, have your family make for fun, or do with your class. Makes: 1 Scarecrow Materials: White glue 2 googly eyes 1 small box of Junior Mints 2 short …

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May 18-22 Menu

I go through phases where I just don’t feel motivated to plan, cook, plan to cook…well you get the point. But when I don’t plan, I tend to stick with frozen pizzas and hamburger helper, so I’m thinking I need to get back into my planning mode starting this week (keeping my fingers crossed that …

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Dancing Daze

I was reading Rae Ann’s blog yesterday and she had a post about her daughter in dance costumes. Seeing those, just took me back. In fact, it did so much that I decided to pull out the old photo albums and scan pictures. I started dancing at age 3 or 4. I went to Tracy …

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Friday Forum – Dream Vacation

The object of today’s Friday Forum is to: Imagine that you could drop everything and leave *right now* for your ultimate DREAM vacation destination. Money is no object, and you can go absolutely anywhere your heart desires. What place “beckons” to you? Think about the country or continent, region, city, etc. that you would *most* …

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13 Layer Dip

Thirteen Random Things You Like Doing: 1. surfing net 2. shopping 3. sleeping 4. playing with my kids 5. watching my kids learn 6. reading magazines 7. traveling 8. cruising 9. cleaning 10. teaching 11. eating 12. going to Auburn sports 13. taking baths Twelve Movies You Own 1. Jerry Maguire 2. True Lies 3. …

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Busy Weekend

We had a busy weekend. Saturday we went to Birminham and went to the Birmingham Botanical & Japanese Gardens. Then, we went to the Summit to shop. We ate dinner at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, which is so awesome! We really had a good time. I’ll post pictures later. Now we’re getting ready to head to …

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Friday Forum – Money, Money, Money

I joined Friday Forum today. And here’s the questions for today: 1. If someone gave you $100 right now, how would you spend it and why? (No catches are involved; you can spend the money anywhere and in any way you want.) Would you make a bunch of small purchases or use the money for …

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Tragedy during the Race Across America

I check out the RAAM website along with my Uncle’s Team’s Blog site several times a day for updates. I just looked at it and was very sad to see that Bob Breedlove passed away during the race today. You can read about it here. This is so sad and scary. He was a solo …

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Conversations with a Bug

A-man went bug catching today. We keep getting these little black millipede/caterpillar like bugs in the house, but they die real fast. I guess because of the cool climate inside. Anyway, so he decided he wanted to get some of these. He made a contraption with 2 different size plastic lids. Here’s what he said …

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Summer

This summer is flying by like it always does! I’ve been juggling time with my kids with trying to get stuff done for work! I just love people who say that teachers get off 3 months for summer and yada-yada-yada! I know that I only get 9 weeks off and 1 to 2 of those …

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15 Months, Already?

This reminded me that I didn’t post about T baby’s 15 month appointment the other day! He’s 24 lbs. 11 oz. and 31 inches long, which about 50th percentile. The doctor asked if he was walking and climbing and going all over the place. I told him he wasn’t walking yet. I said that he …

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Team Endorphins Fighting Hard!

Wow! Just listened to another report from the Team Endorphins Blog. My Uncle and his partner Shanna are fighting 106 degree weather in the Mojave Desert! The crew also had to deal with swarms of bees! Uh-oh! Dad! 🙂 (My dad’s on the crew!) Anyway listening to these is so inspiring! They started in San …

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Update on My Uncle in Race Across America!

I just listened to the Audio blog on my Uncle Guy’s Racing Blog. The race is underway and Guy started the race with a 2 and half hour leg! Then, Shanna took over for her leg of the race and then Guy will have a 5 hour leg. They’re doing tests after each leg and …

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At the park

We went to the park today! Here’s some pictures… Drew actually posing for his pic! I love bucket hats! Swinging!! My boys…

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Savannah, Georgia Roadtrip {2005}

Here’s what we did on our trip over Memorial Day. Friday at lunch Rob kept asking me what I wanted to do over the weekend. I didn’t really have any ideas. He mentioned maybe go to Savannah. I said that sounded fun since that’s somewhere he’s always wanted to take me and I’ve always wanted …

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9 Layers

LAYER ONE: ~ Name: LRStan ~ Birth date: September 30 ~ Birthplace: Richland Hills, TX ~ Current Location: Auburn, AL ~ Eye Color: hazel ~ Hair Color: Red with natural blonde highlights ~ Height: 5′ 5″ ~ Righty or Lefty: righty ~ Zodiac Sign: Libra LAYER TWO: ~ Your heritage: english/irish ~ The shoes you …

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105 Things About Me

1. A lot of people mispronounce my first name. 2. I was born in September. 3. I’m a Libra. 4. I was raised by my paternal grandparents since I was 3. 5. I’ve been married for 7 years. 6. I was born and lived in Texas for 20 years. 7. I’ve lived in Auburn, AL …

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