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Looking Back

Today was the last day of school for my two little girls and that got me thinking.

Most usually reflect on the previous year around New Year’s.   However,  since it is me, and since I do most things backwards, and since it is the end of the school year, I thought I would do my looking back now.

While I was doing this,  I started to walk into the kitchen (to get a snack no doubt) and passed one of my favorite pieces of wall art I have on my wall.

(*Sidenote:  I got this for a steal at Homegoods for $39.99 and even though they no longer have anymore at the store near me, I have seen smaller versions at Bed Bath & Beyond). › Continue reading

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Hamburger Soup

It has been raining A LOT here lately, which makes my grass very happy.  Myself on the other hand, can think of only one thing when it rains……  SOUP!

Not exactly sure why it is I do this.  Maybe because that is what my mom used to do or maybe because I just want it.

Either way, I’m fixing it!  Here is a great recipe, that happens to be kid approved.

My kids like to call it Hamburger Soup, which is basically a glorified way of saying vegetable soup with ground beef.

You basically just throw a bunch of stuff into a pot and let it simmer.  Wait!  I guess that is what you generally do with soup.  Oh well.

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“Thought of the Day”

Trying to potty train a little boy (in my experience), is like trying to train a three legged dog to walk backwards……….. it’s gonna take a while!

Still adorable though.













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2012 Fathers Day Gift Guide: Electronic and Tech Gifts

V-Neck Sleeve

Computer Apparel’s Original V-Neck Sleeve offers style and protection. This 100% high quality cotton sleeve is practical with a secure zipper pocket that fits an iPad or MacBook. With additional pockets serving as storage for iPhones, chargers, and papers, this soft, multi-layer padded T-shirt offers excellent defense against every day slips and spills that come with having children. Even better, it’s machine washable!

Available in five colors and sizes to fit their iPad or Macbook, the V-Sleeve is a great way for dads to protect their tech toys and make every day casual Friday in the office.

Price: $39.99-$49.99
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Epiphone Rocksmith bundle

Bring out Dad’s inner rock-star this Father’s Day with the Epiphone Rocksmith bundle! This one-of-a-kind game includes a real Epiphone Les Paul Junior – and actually makes your living room legend’s guitar dreams a reality by teaching him how to play guitar while playing selections from The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Lenny Kravitz.

The Epiphone Rocksmith bundle is not just for Dads – with selections by today’s hottest stars including The Black Keys and Kings of Leon, the game makes a perfect gift for grads looking for something more than studying to do in their dorms this Fall.

Available on Xbox360 and Playstation 3 – the Epiphone/Rocksmith bundle includes:
* Epiphone Les Paul Junior guitar
* Rocksmith video game
* Rocksmith Real Tone Cable
* Two guitar picks
* Guitar Star

Price: $199 MSRP
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