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Cliff Jumping Mom!

Don’t you just love spending nice quiet fun weekends with your family?  Yeah, me too. Well…sometimes ya just gotta spend a wild and crazy fun weekend with your family! This past weekend I think I may have exceeded the definition of wild and crazy fun…have you ever been cliff jumping? Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Disgusting Jelly Beans “Ew”

Has your kid ever wanted to willingly share his jelly beans with you? Probably not.  If he does, I suggest you may consider saying no…especially if he is insistent!  Did you know there are jelly beans that are described as skunk spray, ear wax, and booger? Oh yeah, and if Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Random Fun & Memory Making

Long weekends….aaahhh! My son on his dirt bike jumping the giant dirt jumps his Dad created for him with a rented back hoe! My daughter in the back field riding her horse at a full gallop…smile broad and heart full! My parents on a four wheeler…Mom giggling and looking like a Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Thankful for Cheesy Popcorn!

I am thankful for Cheesy Popcorn! And the mom in this video (my friend Janel) who has the formidable task of making it with her toddlers!  Listen closely for the comment, “so who else has a great attitude” – cracked me up! She’ll be using that line for many years!

By Tracey, ago
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Fun Mom Ideas

A friend asked me for some ideas of fun activities over the summer and since all moms are on the look out for things to do I figured I’d just blog about it! I am guessing lots of you are probably recognizing that summer is here and your children are already saying, Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Moms N’ Paintball!

I just spent the last weekend acting like a teenager! I went to a women’s retreat that was held at a youth camp and they offered some primo activities. I was 20 stories high on a zip line, I strategized my way through three rounds of some serious paintball battles and I danced the night Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Snow Day Fun! (“Fat”)

Ever have one of those “fat” days where you were just daggum happy? I just did! (The “fat” is compliments of my teen daughter…she added that when I walked away from the computer…and no, I was not just insulted – that means “great” in her world!) We have some fat Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Just Do It

Have you ever been hanging out at home, day dreaming of the possibilities? You know, you start making plans…in your head…to go and do something really fun and then you think some more about it and you end up wimping out and decide, “Nah, that would be too much trouble, Read more…

By Tracey, ago