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Hard Times, High Times

I may be showing my age here, but there is a song from the original Disney Channel movie "Newsies" (not the musical!) that is sung by the legendary Ann Margaret called "Hard Times, High Times". I don't know why it popped into my head this evening except it's a good way to describe my attitude...almost.… Continue reading Hard Times, High Times

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Sweet & Simple Chocolate Syrup

February is the perfect month to talk all things chocolate! As a matter of face, I propose we rename Valentine's Day "Chocolate Day", since that's the best part! Even though I've never had a big sweet tooth, I've always been a fan of chocolate! And apparently passed that onto The Maestro, who loves his chocolate… Continue reading Sweet & Simple Chocolate Syrup

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Winter Break Detox

The best thing about being married to a teacher is the breaks. Now since Hubby is also an admin as well as a music teacher for a music school he doesn't get summers off, but he does get a break around Easter and Christmas. Which means this year he's off for two whole weeks since… Continue reading Winter Break Detox

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What Mom Really Wants for Mother’s Day (It’s not too late!)

So I should probably preface this post by making two confessions: 1:My family sucks at getting me gifts I want. Like, really, really sucks. I realized this after my last birthday when nothing happened the way I would have wanted it to. So I started getting blunt and real and opened my big mouth a… Continue reading What Mom Really Wants for Mother’s Day (It’s not too late!)