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Pretty Little Liars marathon event
If you've been following my blog for awhile, you may know that I'm obsessed with Pretty Little Liars. I love this suspenseful, drama-filled show about love, deceit, friendship, betrayal and secrets. ...
1/8/13 at 2:46 PM Christmas No. 3: White elephants 12/29/12 at 10:38 AM
Day 6: Keeping it comfy 11/19/12 at 12:05 AM
New Year, Old Habits
Hello and Happy New Year! I hope that you and yours had a wonderful holiday. I myself enjoyed a very busy lead-in to mine, as evidenced by my infrequent posts here of late, but now that I've solidly ...
1/6/13 at 1:51 PM Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 10:36 AM
Music for Academic Enrichment 9/18/12 at 10:38 AM
Somehow this post got missed. It is a bit late but one I really enjoyed putting together. Happy New Year! This year I have much to be thankful for. ...
1/3/13 at 8:00 AM What are your Christmas Traditions? 11/30/12 at 1:43 PM
Looking for the area's messiest desk!
Packrats everywhere claim that "a clean desk is the sign of a sick mind." If that's true we are about to introduce you to some very healthy people. The Messy Desk is a celebration of the messiest des...
1/2/13 at 5:10 PM Tickled Pink about Livin Up! 12/6/12 at 12:00 PM
We want your Christmas memories and traditions! 12/5/12 at 5:06 PM
Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You'll Actually Keep
Its that time of the year again - with Christmas and Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, now is the time when most of us make our New Years resolutions. Healthy New Years resolutions are very popul...
12/27/12 at 10:06 AM
Adapt or Go Back?
Someone changed my default browser. Im usually pretty adaptable, but I have to tell you this has thrown my game off a bit this week. This new browser doesnt know me and, therefore, doesnt know my pas...
12/4/12 at 10:48 AM Savoring the Moment 11/5/12 at 12:53 PM
Still A Grateful Kid 9/12/12 at 11:44 AM
Putting a dent in family travel
Besides family time, one of the concerns about starting school before Labor Day is that it would cut into family travel... and ultimately the tourism and hospitality industry. And that's a big deal in...
8/30/12 at 12:40 PM Getting married? Don't forget the prenup! 6/13/12 at 2:58 PM
More from the real 'Mad Woman' 5/7/12 at 1:55 PM
A Costa Rican Paradise!
What a busy summer it has been! Is anyone ready for this winter to come? Well I have a destination I want to tell you about. In June I had a great opportunity to visit Costa Rica. I do have to say it ...
8/22/12 at 8:52 AM
Historic Day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council
Thursday, August 16 is a historic day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council. At 11:00 AM we are dedicating the new Jon L. Wanzek Center for Scouting that will serve as the regional headquarters ...
8/15/12 at 5:12 PM New High Adventure Base 11/19/09 at 12:13 PM
Spend time with your kids. The disappearing ruler. 10/5/09 at 12:09 PM
July's Beautiful Woman: Two-time organ recipient Kristi Fabre looks at life with the beauty of optimism
GLYNDON, Minn. - Kristi Fabre giggles as she poses with her husband Ryan in the farm field behind their house in Glyndon. Its hot and muggy. But the thick air isnt what stands out most. Its the blin...
7/31/12 at 7:52 AM Congratulations to our July finalists! Vote now! 6/27/12 at 12:00 AM
But can he play soccer? Yes, yes he can
The message sounded too good to be true. As president of the Duluth Amateur Soccer League, its common for me to receive e-mails from people new to the area looking to join a team. But Id never read o...
7/29/12 at 12:00 AM There’s no one to blame but yourself for missing class 12/27/11 at 1:00 AM
Death isn't funny, but Twitter and Kim Jong Il changed that 12/20/11 at 1:00 AM
Small Town Saturday Night
Howl at the moon; shoot out the lights. The folksy folks of small town China reminded me of the community I grew up in. After chugging along 12 hours of train track southbound from Beijing, I arrived ...
7/28/12 at 9:57 AM One Final Trek: Off to Beijing 6/23/12 at 10:38 AM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory
This was not part of our initial summer vacation plans: It was a possible Plan C that turned into Plan A that turned into one of the most well-received five hours of our family vacation in ...
7/23/12 at 11:13 PM mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 7:26 AM
Desperate Housewives: Thanks from a (formerly) Desperate Mom!
I'm a little melancholy today. Not overly sad or distraught. Just a little wistful and sentimental. Last night I said "goodbye" to an old friend, "Desperate Housewives." Yeah, I know it's just a TV s...
5/14/12 at 1:28 PM
What It's Really Like to be a Mom
Before I had kids I remember hearing the phrase, Youll never really understand what its like to be a mom until you are one. I have to admit to thinking that geez, I have a pretty good imagination an...
5/9/12 at 10:38 AM Spring Clean to Help Others Succeed 3/12/12 at 11:04 AM
Tomorrow's Child 3/9/12 at 10:30 AM