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Facebook – What You Can Learn
Facebook is the largest social network. I mean, is there really any others out there? And we all wonder what we did before it. Some of us update our status, some people pretend not to look at Facebook and won’t admit that they really do, all the time... stalking. And some us are actually using it as…
Tech Thursday – Windows 8??
WAIT!! I’m still learning about all the features available in Windows 7 and now word has it next year Microsoft will be offering a new OS... Windows 8! Unlike me, maybe you haven’t upgraded to Windows 7. Well, that’s okay since word has leaked that wor…
Kids Say (And Do) The Darnedest Things
As a mom, you love your kids unconditionally, but they sure can embarrass you sometimes! Just the other day, standing in line at the checkout at HEB, my Bowen, who is 2, pointed to a bearded man standing behind us and YELLED, “That man looks like a billy goat! That billy goat STINKS!”
Talk about want…
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner on the Cheap in Victoria
One day, three meals, and a 20 dollar bill
Breakfast:
I live 10 minutes from work. This typically means that on any given day I roll out of bed about 20 minutes before it’s time to be at work. My breakfast generally consists of a cup of coffee with a side of coffee. I’m just not a breakfast/morning pe…
A Bet, a BBQ, a Bunch of Bald Heads
A bet is a bet, right?
The Nasty Cookers BBQ Team entered a BBQ cook off at Colet Inn this past weekend. The cook off benefited LJ Chumchal, who is battling Hodgkins Lymphoma. The bet was that if the Nasty Cookers won, they would allow LJ to shave their heads.
Housework, The Never Ending Battle
My least favorite aspect of being a mom and wife is HOUSEWORK. Yuck! I don’t know if you’ve ever heard the quote, ‘cleaning house while you still have children is like shoveling the drive while it’s still snowing’ but that is exactly how it is!
If I clean while the kids are at school, it’s much easie…
Tech Thursday: A Few Tips for Windows 7
If you like to learn new things, here are a few more tips that might help if you use Windows 7.
Have a laptop that you connect to your home network and other times to another network? You would like to use the same IP address on your home network, but the other assigns addresses via DHCP. Well, now y…
Home Products Show Returns For 2011
If you're looking to build a home, remodel your home, sell a home or purchase a home, or just to improve your home the Home Products Show in Victoria, March 26th through 27th, is the place to be. Come out and see the latest trends in home decorating and remodeling ideas, energy efficiency produ…
The Week in Geek: My Kindle Dilemma
Every time I bring up the subject of wanting a Kindle, someone inevitably mentions, “There’s an app for that.” They’re right, of course. It’s a small download, minimal fuss to get it set up the way I want it on my Android ph…
How Moms Keep It Together
My kids are always saying funny things. If you are my friend on Facebook, I’m sure you’ve seen me quoting them from time to time.
The idea for this blog comes from my 5 year old son. He is my rambunctious child. He’s all boy and he’s con…
Spring Break, A Lake, And A Bike [VIDEO]
Spring Break isn’t just for kids its for adults, too. Matt Apodackis is a guy who can pull off some crazy stuff... he rode a bike off a fishing pier into the lake this past Sunday. I think the funniest part was his first try when he didn’t make it to the lake and fell over. I felt bad for laughing b…
How Are You Spending Spring Break?
It’s Spring Break and I know many of you are taking the time off from the daily chaos to just relax and spend time with your families. Many people go camping or take a trip somewhere to celebrate their spring break while others are taking a “staycation” an…

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