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Can’t You See that We’re Broke?

Things in Fairy Tale Land have been a little different as of late. The pirate hasn’t been able to find work since he arrived in Fairy Tale Land over 2 years ago. And, the Fairy lost his job about 6 months ago. This all happened at the same time that the Pirate lost all of […]

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Cookies Are Not Lunch and Ketchup Is Not a Vegetable

Recently, I spent an excruciating hour on the web site for the school lunch program. Largely, I think it is generally a good thing I can log in and check to see what the princess chose for lunch. And, it is super easy to add money to the account when the funds are depleted. However, […]

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Where do all the socks go?

We have no less than 3 laundry baskets full of mismatched socks. This is partly because I hate matching socks, and partly because half of them have no matches in the first place. Where do they go? I might consider the washing machine as the culprit, but just this week I have found single socks […]

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Why won’t you brush your teeth? (plus Crest Pro-Health For Me giveaway)

I have the same fight every day (EVERY DAY) with the princess. I struggle to wake her up for school, we move on to a discussion on healthy breakfast and then we proceed to appropriate school clothes. These are the least of our struggles in the morning, our big fight is always about personal hygiene. […]

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Why Do You Need To Know My Childcare Arrangements?

As a stay-at-home mom for the last 12 years, it is obvious that day to day childcare is pretty much my job. However, since diving into entrepreneurship, we’ve had to come up with creative ways to juggle working from home with our decision to forgo daycare. We made a conscious decision years ago to have […]

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It’s My Turn to Mess This Up

Growing up in a small town (250 people—no, you haven’t heard of it) was easy. You know what to expect when everyone knows you. And, your parents. And, your grandparents. And, well, your whole family. In my tiny town, we all grew up similarly. Baseball at the park in the summer, trips to the drive […]

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