Monthly Archives: May 2010

Greek Stir Fry- Courtesy of two Christines

Part of my inspiration for starting a blog is the one and only I have been subscribed to,, which is written by my friend Christine Leiser Schroeder, who is an old friend from Oceanside that I reconnected with thru Facebook. It … Continue reading

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Carlitos has a LOTTA cousins!

Well, I am really enjoying the blogging. There’s so much I want to tell you – even if it’s just a printout for my boy when he gets older. Carlitos and I just got home from a visit to see some … Continue reading

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Ah, the benefits of unemployment…

So Carlitos has been home sick for the past couple of days, feels like a week to me. My plan was to have him go to school Mon, Tues Weds this week, (versus MWF, our usual schedule) so we could take … Continue reading

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Need a new name for my son!

So- according to some things I’ve been reading, it’s not a good idea to use your kids real names online. Well, that cat is out of the bag in some other forums, but for my new blog I plan to do … Continue reading

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What do you say to taking chances?

My name is Deb Taphouse. I am a 45 year old woman, single, widowed, worked 1/2 my life for a Fortune 500 company, survived the WTC disaster, and recently became a parent to a wonderful boy. Born and raised in Queens and Long … Continue reading

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