Monthly Archives: April 2012

DIY – Piece of Cake – Parenting Plights & Delights

One of my favorite parenting memories is when we threw our oldest daughter, Tulip (nickname), a Sweet-Sixteen party. We wanted to make it an occasion to remember. In order to hire a DJ, we had to cut back on other … Continue reading

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Dancing X-Ray Skeleton – My YouTube Video!

You don’t need x-ray vision to watch my new Youtube video! This is only a minute long. Creepy, freaky fun. I don’t look like Funny Bones with the special effects! Crazy, huh? On Monday I couldn’t get internet connection. There … Continue reading

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Baby Escape Artists

How young is too young to challenge a baby’s problem-solving skills? At seven and a half months, Punkin is off to a great start.  I probably shouldn’t encourage him to escape. He’s already trying to climb out of the playpen yard, … Continue reading

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A Palindrome Poem

April is National Poetry Month. One of the most amazing poems I’ve ever read was written by C. Sonberg Larson. We belong to the same critique group, Books Born Here. I’m honored that Larson gave me permission to share it … Continue reading

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Locked Out! – Parenting Plights & Delights

  You’re in for some giggly treats today, friends. Has your kid ever locked you out? If so, I’m sure one of these stories will bring back some funny (or maybe not) memories. Laughingmom from Where’s the Funny Here? said: We had … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Just in Time For Friday the 13th

Photo and effects by Lynn Kelley Last Friday Debra Kristi’s blog featured a flash fiction story she wrote, inspired by weird, Twilight Zone ceramic critters in her hotel room. She challenged others to write a flash fiction piece based on … Continue reading

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Forgotten Easter Eggs – Parenting Plights & Delights

Every Easter my husband’s family gets together at Jim and Linda’s. The highlight of the day for the kids is the egg hunt. A younger Frobenius designed a stylish new Easter bonnet/hat. About 15 years ago, 10-year-old Donny found a … Continue reading

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Altered Art Book Wedding Gift

In a post on December 7, 2011, I shared an altered art book I made one year for my parents’ Christmas gift. You can read about it here. I then posted about a photo box that I decorated with altered … Continue reading

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Don’t Say That in Church – Parenting Plights & Delights

Yesterday was Palm Sunday. It brought back memories of years ago when my oldest daughter, Tulip, was 15 and had just signed up to be a lector at our church. Her lectoring debut was on Palm Sunday and the scripture … Continue reading

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