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Monthly Archives: June 2008
Everything for Europe and at least 3 conferences has to fit inside two backpacks, one big and one small daypack! Help me out with some advice! I was inspired by the Own 100 Things idea and various “packing light” sites … finish reading Packing light for my summer trip
Here’s a silly meme quiz! I have gotten drunk on 6th Street, and I have ridden a horse. I know when the Battle of San Jacinto happened! And where they make Bluebell Ice Cream! You are 77% REAL Texan!! You’re … finish reading How Texan Are You?
Here’s the video of the 3rd grade dance act in the school talent show! An eighth grade girl choreographed it and coached all the 3rd graders through many practices. They dance to the James Bond theme, Soulja Boy, and then … finish reading Secret texting at the school talent show!
This is both a product review from a free sample, and a contest entry for BlogHer. First off I have to tell you about the total disaster of my caulking project… READ MORE about my caulk review on Badgermama Reviews! … finish reading Review of GE Caulk Singles: sad sink, happy sink
Moomin’s school choir sings Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”. Ambitious of them! If I didn’t totally love his choir director already, this would have done it. I’m taking suggestions for what they should put on their repertoire for next year. “Nevermind” would … finish reading Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do a fandango?
We had a great time at WisCon last weekend. There was a costume party night with the theme of academia; so, any outfit that was from a science fiction or fantasy school. Moomin dressed as a squire from Tamora Pierce‘s … finish reading Meeting Tamora Pierce – WisCon with kids