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Skinny Jeans.

“Everybody’s wearin’ skinny jeans. Everybody got to look skinny in their jeans. Newt Gingrich—saw him the other day at Five Guys. Newt Gingrich was wearin’ a blazer with some tight skinny jeans.” OMG, I gave up my skinny jeans when I found out I was having twins, that news was painful enough.  The kids skinny jeans make getting ready for school…

Caution: Entering the Tween Orbit

Now that my twins are 10 years old, I have noticed that, the times, they are a changin’.  I was tidying up and noticed some of their “stuff” lying around and couldn’t help but laugh. Gone are the bath toys, as we march forward to the tween years. My son has minimal amounts of stuff for grooming, it’s a boy thing. I…

Popular Dolls for Christmas.

I like bananas, do you like bananas? Anyone thinking about a doll for their dear daughter for Christmas? I’ve researched some of the most popular dolls at our favorite retailer, Toys ‘R Us. Here’s the rundown. This one is a favorite, Baby Alive All Gone Doll, she’s the doll who talks and eats the “magic bananas.” They don’t say…

Samuel Langhorne Clemens – November 30, 1835-April 21, 1910

Mark Twain Happy Birthday Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.  Mark Twain was a marketing genius, he stipulated in his will that his autobiography remain unpublished for 100 years after his death, and so it did. In November 2010, one hundred years after his death, the first volume of his autobiography is flying off the shelves. My little blog cannot begin to do this great man justice. I…

Black Friday Kindness

Energy in a cup. I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. From what I saw on television, Black Friday was a hit. Personally, I’d rather sleep in and wake up to a bold cup of coffee. While I did start my Christmas shopping later in the day, I noticed that the people I met were very friendly. People were holding doors open for others, smiling, laughing, and were…