Mother/Son Paleontology Camp

How I pack for camping I’m not a natural camper.  I have to watch a lot of fictional films in order to know how to survive in the wilderness. Nevertheless, I’m heading up to the North Country to dinosaur camp with my 10 yr old son. I’ve been looking at the packing list and wondering …

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Book Tour – One Last First Date

I discovered Kate O’Keeffe a few weeks ago.  I loved her book covers and couldn’t wait to read one of her books. It was exciting to find out that not only did I get to read one of her books, but I was also able to be a part of a book tour for her. I …

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The Graham Norton Show is Hilarious

It’s raining.  And it’s cold.  I’m wearing socks with my Birkenstock.  With capris.  Not many people could pull this look off.  Actually, maybe no one can.  But I feel as though the dog socks change everything.  Mostly because they don’t match my shoes.  The bright red sweatshirt I’m wearing pulls it all together, though. To …

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Teacher Gifts and How Buying Gifts Cards is Hard

I’m going to give a couple of tips on Teacher Gifts for the end of the year. But first, a disclaimer. I recently tried to send gift cards to some graduates we know.  You may think “It’s a gift card.  How hard could it be to send a gift card?” Turns out – it can …

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A trip to Washington DC and How You can Do it Better

We recently went to Washington DC.  The whole family went. I didn’t plan this trip at all. I don’t recommend that for DC. (But I did have amazing packing lists…) Plan Ahead About three months before you go to DC, you should decide what you want to do.  Then you should get tickets.  Luckily, we went …

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