Archive for March, 2009

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Biggest Loser Won Me Over

While home in February, Mom got me hooked on yet another TV show – The Biggest Loser. I initially watched one episode halfheartedly with her; 3/4 of the way in, I was a goner. Hooked (line and sinker). Now let’s not be coy – I watch a lot of television – a LOT. Reality shows […]

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DIY Wedding Invitations – Part 1

When I decided to make our wedding invitations myself, I knew the process was going to be painful. I would need to decide on a layout after having seen thousands of samples in wedding magazines and online. I would need to locate affordable paper and supplies. I would need to figure out a printing strategy […]

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Happy Birthday Balloons…

So we’ve been a little lacking on the craftiness around here lately; I blame it on a) my attempts at wedding planning productivity, and b) a slight craft rut. This card is an attempt to break out of that rut…Successful? Who knows. Anyway, now that the wedding invitations have made their way into our guests’ […]

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I {heart} Target

’tis the season… Women’s Flat Sandals – Sale $9.99

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Book Review: Still Alice

Still Aliceby Lisa Genova292 pages I grabbed this book on a whim when I saw it on an endcap at Target. A quick glance at the inside cover told me it was something that was going to be painful to read, but that I must get through. The story is the diagnosis, consequences, and changed […]

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Do I Sound Like Dory?

~ Ramon, 8th grader that I subbed for yesterday, told me halfway through the day that my voice sounded like Dory. As in the fish from Finding Nemo. He assured me it was a compliment. ~ A rabid parent accosted me during lunch, expecting that I would know where her absent daughter’s make-up work packet […]

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Flower Girl Fashion Show

While I may not be at all ready for the big nuptials, the littlest member of our wedding party has her house in order. And by house, I mean her wardrobe for the weekend of festivities. First, a bit of background. Flowergirl (FG) is the daughter of one of my oldest friends, TWP. TWP and […]

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Suggested Reading

I’m off subbing for the sixth grade again today, but I couldn’t leave you bored and actually using your worktime productively! The Education Experiment We Really NeedVery interesting analysis about KIPP schools (which if you haven’t heard of, even more reason to read this). Is That Really You, Shaq?Twitter has gotten completely out of control. […]

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Bling and Flash

Today’s wedding project was supposed to be finding linens, and/or obtaining photographs for the newspaper announcements. After a morning of unreturned phone calls and little progess on those fronts – I’ve decided to move onto something I know I can accomplish… shopping! Specifically, shopping for my wedding day jewelry. I already have a hair jewel […]

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Last Call!

One of the issues that NavyGuy and I agreed on immediately when it came to the wedding reception was the issue of liquor. We’re fans. Our families are fans. Our friends are fans. Frankly we don’t know many people who aren’t fans. This wedding would need to have liquor. However, we then faced the eternal […]

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