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Entries from July 2007

I’m a Frappacino

July 17th, 2007 · Comments Off on I’m a Frappacino

I found this fun quiz over at Motherhood is Not a Cussword. (Can you tell I’m procrastinating from getting stuff done?) You Are a Frappacino At your best, you are: fun loving, sweet, and modernAt your worst, you are: childish and over indulgent You drink coffee when: you’re craving something sweet Your caffeine addiction level: […]

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I Won Something!

July 17th, 2007 · 4 Comments

You know how I’ve been posting these contests and giveaways, right? Well, I actually won something from 5 Minutes for Mom today. I couldn’t believe it! I had to read the post about three times, but it was still there: Laura from Opinion Mom. That’s me! Well, this just goes to show how the Lord […]

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A Project for Kids at Risk

July 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The blog SuperNanny Rules has been running a great series on preventing delinquency. There are two posts in the series: Prevent Delinquency Project. This post describes a volunteer program to educate parents about threats that children face. The F.A.M.I.L.Y. Model of Parental Supervision. This post describes a model for parental supervision. Both posts highlight the […]

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Tags: Family

Are We Done Yet? Movie Review

July 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on Are We Done Yet? Movie Review

You might have been hoping for a review of the new Harry Potter movie. I’m sorry to disappoint. I didn’t see Harry Potter this week. (I’m still hoping to share a review for that movie from a certain guest blogger that I have in mind …) What I did see was an older movie titled, […]

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Tags: Movies

Frugal Fridays: The Library is More Than Books

July 13th, 2007 · 17 Comments

Everyone knows that the library is where you go to check out books. Did you that most libraries offer much, much more? Some of these services, that would cost you money elsewhere, are offered for free to library patrons. Usually all that you have to do to be considered a library patron is live the […]

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Contests Galore!

July 12th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Here are some fun contests around the blogosphere: Mandisa giveaway at 5minutes for mom. Mandisa, of American Idol fame, is coming out with a book and CD. You could win either, or both! NeatReceipts Scanalizer giveaway at 5minutes for mom. Hurry! The deadline is almost up! You can get rid of paper clutter with a […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Summer Sister Hug

July 11th, 2007 · 14 Comments

Contents (c) Copyright 2007, Laura Spencer. All rights reserved.

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Protecting Our Children

July 10th, 2007 · 4 Comments

This is a serious post about a serious issue — the safety of our children. In the interest of protecting our children, there are a couple of sites I would like to make you aware of. Parents Against Predators Act. This act requires sexual predators to disclose their screen names and prohibits them from lying […]

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Tags: Family

Are Your Kids Bored?

July 9th, 2007 · 7 Comments

The summer is upon us and with the summer comes that question that every mom is afraid to hear. “What do I do Mom?” (This is usually uttered in a whiny tone guaranteed to irritate even the most patient mom.) On the heels of that question is the dreaded statement, “I’m bored.” (This is usually […]

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Tags: Family · Fun Stuff

Ratatouille: Movie Review

July 7th, 2007 · 4 Comments

As a family we saw Ratatouille the other day. I wanted to share my impressions of the movie with you. First of all I want to say that Ratatouille is actually a family movie in the best tradition of Disney family movies. The whole family should enjoy seeing Ratatouille. My kids, a teen and a […]

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Tags: Fun Stuff · Movies

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