April 2009 Archive

Not feeling too wordy today

1997 Ford Explorer with 230,000 miles = dead = must get new car Here’s what we got. Honda Pilot

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Fix-It Friday: #11 Cooing Baby

Original – Cooing Baby Here’s my fixed version.

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Vet School Open House 2009

Saturday we went to the Auburn University Vet School Open House. They have it every year and we’ve never been. It was really fun. Lots to do and see for free! Another reason to love living in a college town. Agility Demonstration Llama, llama, llama in the petting zoo Another animal in the petting zoo; …

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Fix-It Friday: #10 Baby Peek-a-boo

Original – Baby Peek-a-boo Here’s my “fixed” version.

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Conversation

On the way to playgroup the other day, this was the conversation that ensued: Alex: Mom, I know babies come out of their mom’s tummies, but how do they get out? Me: (*Thinking* Oh geez. Why is he asking me this?!) Mommies have to push them out really hard. Alex: How? Me: With lots of …

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Drew earns the Arrow of Light

Arrow of Light award is the highest award in Cub Scouts earned by Webelos. Part of the requirements to earn this award is to help them choose which boy scout troop they would like to cross over to as well the Scout badge, which will be warn on their new boy scout uniform in the …

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More fun with Playgroup

Today we got to go to the AU airport. Alex got to sit in an older Cessna, which the university owns a slew of them. They are used for the Aviation School at Auburn. Living in Auburn for 13 years, you would think I’ve had an opportunity to go the airport, but have never had …

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Easter Egg Hunt

Last week Alex and I went to playgroup for an Easter Egg Hunt. He had a really good time and got lots of eggs. Here’s a few pics. Cool carrot-shaped egg Eating his “Crabby Patty”

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Bacon Cheeseburger Roll-Ups

I love bacon cheeseburgers, or any variation, so I was super excited to find this Bacon Cheeseburger Roll-Up Recipe. My recipe is a little different than the original in that I used homemade pizza dough as well as a couple other additions, I made. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 25 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: …

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Sleepy Heads on the Couch

I forgot to blog about this a couple weeks ago. This was one afternoon after Drew got home from school. His allergies were driving him crazy, especially after his walk home. I gave him some Benadryl and I’m pretty sure it induced this short period of silence for me. As for Alex, he didn’t have …

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Parmesan Potatoes

I’m always looking for ways to change up potatoes. These Parmesan Potatoes are so easy and a family pleaser. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup of olive oil 1 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp. garlic salt 4-6 Yukon gold or russet potatoes, cut into thin wedges Directions: …

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Orange Beach, AL

We left Friday around noon and headed to Orange Beach for some fun and soccer. We didn’t get far before we had to stop because the truck was over-heating. Luckily we were close enough to Montgomery that we could turn around and find a place to go. We ended up at a car repair place …

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Fix-It Friday: #9 Senior Spirit

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Visit from My Dad

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My attempt at a purse…

Here’s another creation that I finished the other day. I took some old jeans from the kids and cut them straight across a couple inches from the crotch (couldn’t think of another word, sorry). Turned the jeans inside out and sewed the bottom together. Then, I took the red/white gingham clothe and cut it to …

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