Monthly Archives: December 2011

Managing Expectations

I believe in keeping my children’s expectations low.  It’s amazing how little we can be happy with if we don’t know there’s something better available.  And, there’s always something better out there, so don’t kid yourself into thinking you’ve got … Continue reading

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La Dee Da Children?s Boutique end-of-the-year clearance sale

 La Dee Da Children?s Boutique is holding their end of the year clearance sale! 40%-60% off all retail footwear, apparel, accessories and gifts now through January 6th! La Dee Da needs to make room for their gorgeous new spring inventory. So now is … Continue reading

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Retirement Should Be Retired

I love technology. I love science and engineering and all the beautiful things they’ve created from maps of our genes to particle accelerators to indoor plumbing and cable tv.  When I think of the 76 billion people who have made … Continue reading

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This Is The Way We Make the Hot Chocolate

Note: Hot *CHOCOLATE* not Cocoa…which is definitely how it should be made during the holidays. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups whole milk & 2 cups half-and-half OR 3 cups of milk & 1 1/2 cups of cream (sometimes I will use skim if … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap Up Holiday Break Special: Things to Do in NYC, Festive Day Trips, Christmas Eve and Day Activities

As you can tell from the photo, we were foolhardy enough to venture over to Rockefeller Center last weekend. We saw the tree—for about two seconds before the crowd pushed us on. We also hit the Lego Store—and then had … Continue reading

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Have a Wonderful Christmas Weekend!

The Girls in their Christmas Dresses: All dresses from Zara.com Our Christmas Card this Year: corn maze georgia

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I Spy A Critter Safari Bike Ride (FREE Hilton Head Is. Kids? Activities)

Creature feature bike ride: your kid?s ticket to adventure The Hilton Head Is. ?I spy a critter ride? is a 10-mile route perfect for kids because it?s a treasure hunt for the island?s collection of permanent ?creatures? – an alligator … Continue reading

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