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Man-Day Post: Things Your Computer Guy Won’t Tell You

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It’s time for this weeks Man-day post by Jensguy.   I am an IT expert, I own my own consulting company and work with small and large businesses helping them to initially build their computer infrastructure and then servicing all of their technology when things go wrong.  I have worked in this industry for 15 years now and I am familiar with just about …

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Some Ways To Fool Your Kids On April Fool’s Day

In Parenting by Jen14 Comments

This week we celebrate the time honored tradition of freaking people out as part of a National Holiday.  I have amassed some of the best the internet has to offer in the hopes of helping you craft your own April Fool’s Day plans. Here is what I have planned for my family:   And another brilliantly simple prank: Have fun …

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Common Core? Let’s Start With Common Sense!

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This is nine-year-old Kamryn Renfro:             When her best friend, elven-year-old Delaney Clements had a relapse of Neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer requiring chemotherapy, Kamryn shaved her head as a sign of solidarity with Delaney.         Here is the snuffle-inducing quote from Delaney: “I was really excited I would have …

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A Guide To Creating Magic

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen21 Comments

Today I created magic, not the sort that would help me fly to far away lands or the kind of magic that can vanquish the villain.Today I created magic, not the sort that would help me fly to far away lands or the kind of magic that can vanquish the villain. This kind of magic occurs only when you use …

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Man-day Post: The Boys (and Girls) of Summer

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It’s time for this weeks Man-day post by Jensguy.   This picture represents the entirety of my Little League playing career. Some things about that: 1.  Notice that we weren’t named the Dodgers, Bears, or anything like that.  We were Lin’s Groceries.  We matched up against teams like Chuck’s Auto and Red Rock RV Resort.  Also, note the blue jeans and …

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How To Make Glitter Slime

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen22 Comments

My children love making slime. Who am I kidding, I love it too! And of course with three girls in my family anything with a touch of sparkle seems to be well received. If you have never made slime before it is the easiest thing ever. Promise. Here’s What You Need: 1 bottle Elmer’s Glitter Glue 1/2 cup water 1 …

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Tips For Picking Your March Madness Bracket

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It’s time for this week’s Man-Day Installment from Jensguy. So, if you have ever lacked the desire to fill out a bracket sheet for the NCAA Basketball Tournament, there now are one billion reasons why.  Billionaires Dan Gilbert and Warren Buffet are offering $1,000,000,000 for the person who picks a perfect bracket this season.  Of course there are better odds …

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The “Bossy” Debate

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen15 Comments

    There has been a lot of chatter recently concerning using the word “bossy” when describing a young girl’s behavior. The specific quote being talked about comes from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg,“I want every little girl who’s told she’s bossy to be told instead that she has leadership skills.” I am a mother to three girls and have spent …