Monthly Archives: June 2012

That wasn’t sweat…

Oh, you want me to tell you what it was, don’t you!?!?  I’ll get there… As I said, today was extremely productive. I woke up at 0500 and left here at 0535 in order to get to post for a … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Chicken and Cilantro Lime Rice

I am introducing you to a few recipes that, when combined, rocked my world. Lately, I have been bored to tears with my current recipe rotation.  I googled recipes until I was blue in the face.  I’ve printed so many … Continue reading

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DON’T Put a Helmet On!

On our walk to the commissary skate park I realized that we had four boys, all riding different wheeled contraptions:  Hayden was on a skateboard, Carson was on a scooter, Bailey was on a bike, and Parker was in his … Continue reading

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Purple Flower

The art of distraction is one moms world-wide must master.  It can help a curious toddler forget all about the poorly concealed rebar just ten feet away from the playground; rebar that seems way more interesting than the colorful equipment … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day! (2012)

Today was an AWESOME Father’s Day!  We got our dad back!! Matt has spent the past week in St. Louis for training and we have missed him so much. As soon as we got him from the airport the boys … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Rotisserie Chicken

My favorite “whole chicken in the slow cooker” recipe is one I make on a regular basis. I found it at “A Year of Slow Cooking” and LOVE IT!  I almost always have a chicken prepared and ready in the … Continue reading

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Debra’s Crock Pot Chicken

I don’t think Debra created this recipe but it’s titled this because I got it from Debra.  Just saying, “Crock Pot Chicken” wouldn’t specify which of our chicken recipes I was going to cook in my crock pot, so calling … Continue reading

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Matt’s collection.

Oh, my sweet husband…  When he finds something to collect, he goes crazy!  (When we met he collected shoes.  Guitars are his ongoing collection.)  Soon after arriving in Germany he tasted his first German beer.  He really liked it and … Continue reading

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They’re not jerks…

…they just pretend to be some times.  That’s my motto today. Our morning started out wonderfully.  Before I went to bed last night I decided to let our “lake day” be today.  Usually it’s Thursdays and we run lots of … Continue reading

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I went to Dachau on Mother’s Day and Nuremberg on our Anniversary weekend.  I’m soaking in all this European history while I can! We visited the Documentation Center and the Parade Grounds where Hitler made propaganda videos of his party. … Continue reading

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