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Closet Monsters Are Real

The girls figured out how to open the door handle to their closet and shut the door on themselves in there at midnight…

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A Rabies and Distemper Reminder

DISCLAIMER: RABIES RESULTS IN  HUMAN DEATH IF LEFT UNTREATED! And pets must be VACCINATED for Distemper and Rabies to be protected! But that protection isn’t 100% effective so it is NOT okay to expose even a vaccinated pet to wildlife that may carry these diseases. Exposure WITHOUT prior vaccination means CERTAIN DEATH for housepets!!! You read that? There is… Continue reading A Rabies and Distemper Reminder

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Crockpot Conundrums: Ratchet Chicken, Veggies & Rice Soup ‘Recipe’

Ratchet Chicken, Veggies & Rice ‘Recipe’
You Will Need:
Sick children who won’t actually eat anything
Desperation Topped with Helplessness
Chicken base
A coffee maker
A rice maker
A crockpot
13oz Canned Chicken
Freezer burnt veggies (I chose corn and peas.)
Rice – quick rice or regular (I had regular jasmine rice on hand.)
Spices (Garlic/Onion/Salt/Pepper/Tears)
Ritz Crackers Or Stale Bread
2-4 hours
All of your patience

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Simple Magic From a Music Box

The kids’ music box is magical, if just in my own non-fantastical definition of the word. I found it during our first big cleaning spree after having the girls when we moved our bedrooms together into a combined, one room situation that, for nearly nine months, was our living room/nursery/master suite/entertainment ‘space’ — although it lacked… Continue reading Simple Magic From a Music Box