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Monthly Archive for July, 2011

Fast food giant McDonald’s came out today and said it was making, “Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choices.” (Caps are from McDonald’s, not me.) From the press release: “The comprehensive plan aims to help customers — especially families and children — make nutrition-minded choices whether visiting McDonald’s or eating elsewhere. Menu changes underway include the [...]

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We don’t think about what happens during the food manufacturing process. At least it’s not something that’s top-of-mind for me. Consider olives, for example. They are yummy. They get used in a variety of dishes. Personally, I love cooking with them. And yet I never considered the fact that there are lots of pits created [...]

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We get all our ice cream cakes from a little, family-owned ice cream shop called Marshall’s Ice Cream Bar. They are heavenly. Different soft-serve flavors sandwiched in between hot fudge, crunchies, and whatever else you want. Our favorite is usually black raspberry and chocolate. The owners personally take your order. It’s always a nice experience [...]

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I picked the kids up from camp yesterday. When I got there Little Girl was literally bouncing off the walls. Not to mention whining, crying, running around, and freaking out. She wanted water. Okay, I said. Let’s go to the water fountain. When we got there she said she wanted to do it herself. I [...]

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Little Girl the Thief

I’ve been posting (probably too much) about our lost photos. The story actually took several strange turns last week. Get this: So when we lost the camera we put up 19 lost camera signs. Crazy, but true. Last Wednesday my husband gets a call from some guy with an accent saying that he has our [...]

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I finally got around to creating photo thank yous for Big Girl’s Communion. I didn’t have a lot to work with since we lost our camera last week. As I was scrolling through the photos I took solace in the fact that I do, indeed have some photos off that camera. I have 19 photos [...]

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REVIEW: Max and Ruby Bunny Party

NOTE: Tour dates and venue prices vary. Pros: Entertaining show that captivated my 2-year-old and my 7-year-old — and made Mom and Dad smile, too; catchy, fun songs; running time was long enough to make an afternoon of it, but short enough where the kids didn’t lose interest. Cons: Seats toward the back made it [...]

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