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Giving $1 Bills For Do Good Day Is Difficult And Fun

Today I had the pleasure of going to downtown Washington DC with 5 local mom bloggers and all our kids for Do Good Day. We had @ParentopiaDevra, @MammaLoves, @JessicaAPISS, @JusticeFergie, @GoonSquadSarah and me (@ScrappinMichele) plus our 11 kids. For the past few weeks, it has been very hot and sticky and really dry so we thought it would be a perfect idea to welcome visitors to Washington DC with water, snacks and $1 bills for…

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Ten Things That Make Me Happy

  1. Sunshine. It may seem obvious, but boy am I on cloud 9 when the sun is out. I notice it the most when we’ve had several days in a row where the sun don’t shine. I feel sluggish, depressed and generally unhappy. Then one day the sun shines and I feel like I could take on the world. 2. Vanilla and Chocolate Pepperidge Farm Goldfish. These are new finds. I have been hooked…

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in Geek Life, Online Life

Wordless Wednesday, Miami’s Dancing Mermaids

This past weekend, Jason and I left our kids with my mom and we headed to Miami. We were attending a PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) Education Foundation event. I was in Miami a few years ago for an IAEE meeting with Jason and I fell in love with the city. I’m not sure I’d want to live there full time because I imagine the summers are hotter than “you know what.” I’ve been in…

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Snowmageddon 2010 has Started in the DC Area, Day 1

UPDATED at 10:00 PM, Feb 5 20 – 30 inches of snow! Yes, that is what they are predicting for us. It’s been dubbed Snowmageddon 2010. This is the 2nd big snowstorm this winter. You may remember on December 19, when we got hit with 19 inches of snow. Well Mother Nature has decided that storm wasn’t enough so she’s showing going to top that storm. I went out yesterday and bought all the groceries…

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