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Crock Pot Chili  Posted on 09/03/2015
This week I tried a new dinner for the family. My boys have never eaten chili before, but they like all of the basic ingredients so I thought I'd make it and see if they'd eat it.I wanted to make the chili in my Crock Pot,...
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The Week Before School Started  Posted on 09/02/2015
This year I wanted to make the week before the older boys started school really special. They had a long summer with lots of lessons and activities and I just wanted to give them a week where they have a blast. I loosened the purse strings...
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The Martian  Posted on 08/31/2015
I generally borrow library books to read on my Kindle, but I made an exception last week. I bought "The Martian" by Andy Weir. I wanted to read the book to "screen" it to see if I could let Big Boy read it. We have seen...
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Summer Studies  Posted on 08/28/2015
I've seen statistics about how much knowledge kids "lose" over the summer. The premise is that once kids are out of school for the summer, if they don't keep up with academic activity, their brains basically rot and the...
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Nap Pillow  Posted on 08/27/2015
It's new year, and Little Boy needed a new pillow for classroom naps. In previous years my favourite pillow was the baby pillow from Ikea, called the "LEN Crib Pillow" ($5.99). We've had a few of them and they usually...
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Ballcap Buddy - Amazing!  Posted on 08/26/2015
Wanna see something gross? How could you possibly say "no" to that?This is Little Boy's cap after playing tennis wearing it for a whole summer:Yuck yuck yuck! Those are sweat stains....even on the brim and embroidery. I...
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First Day of School Interview - Little Boy and Big Boy  Posted on 08/23/2015
This year, Little Boy and Big Boy are going to the same school (hooray!) and therefore they share the first day of school. We start tomorrow but I'm assuming we will have a household of chaos in the morning so I interviewed them a day...
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First Day of School Interview - Baby Boy  Posted on 08/19/2015
Baby Boy has the first "first day of school" in our family this year! Here's what he had to say about it:Baby Boy - About to Start Mother's Day Out1. I am 36 inches tall and I weigh about 30 pounds.2. My favourite thing...
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Shaun the Sheep Movie  Posted on 08/16/2015
Yesterday we took the boys to see the Shaun the Sheep Movie. It was brilliant! I loved it. If you want to see the trailer here it is: youtube.com/watch?v=tQvwiOWpj7oShaun the Sheep Movie is a kids movie based on the T.V. show. The film is...
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    Helind 29 June 2012 21:33:10

    I would like to live and study my children in Scotland, so I wanted to know if is easy to come there, to find work and home. I will appreciate your help. Thank You

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