Category Archives: Friends

Why is there a pile of orange peels behind my chair in the living room?

So I went and posted 4x in a week for the New Year, and now nothing for weeks. Well, I’ve been a little busy here in DinoWorld. Getting ready for Carlitos’ 4th birthday, and I’ve gone a little craft crazy. … Continue reading

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Happy 1-1-11 !

What happened? I meant to post alot over the holidays, our best Christmas ever, and it didn’t work out. Well, I was busy! Looking back, I was alot more organized than in years past, but still got overwhelmed in the end, … Continue reading

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So when is it worth the standoff?

As you all know, I am the mother of an almost 4 year old boy. We are working on figuring out what works for us in the discipline department. Usually I use time outs, taking away priveleges or toys when … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Traditions

I love family traditions- new ones, old ones, and it all starts this weekend. I grew up with a large extended family that got together every year for the holidays in New York. Thanksgiving Day was usually at our house- I … Continue reading

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What’s a Guatfest and how did I end up at one?

It’s a long story. Three, four, maybe five,  probably when I was approaching 40 I started seriously thinking about having a family, and time was moving on. I was married when I was 30 and widowed the same year. I’d gone on … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Ed, Rob, Robert, Bob, Sticky Taphouse!

My Dad turned 70 this week, wow! We’re all getting older. We had a party last night at my sister’s house here in Florida, celebrating his and every other September birthday in the state- Theresa Taphouse, Eddie Livingston, Carole Taphouse, … Continue reading

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I guess we’ll have to talk about it. 9/11 that is.

Alot of people are posting today how we should never forget, and I guess they’re right. I’ll never forget the people I used to work with or that lived in my neighborhood that we lost that day. Personally I would like … Continue reading

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