Tag Archives: Parenting

The Country Bunny and Little Gold Shoes

So I went to the Goodwill bookstore the other day for a fresh crop of books to read to Carlitos. I get bored reading the same books over and over again, and with the late fees I was subject to … Continue reading

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Keeping the Joy in childhood- It’s all about Carlitos!

So this week was Carlitos’ 4th birthday. I’ve been getting alot of requests to see the pictures, but felt this required more than just an update on my Facebook page. Of course I went overboard and have been planning for weeks- we went … Continue reading

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I have a problem. A theme party problem.

Not with going to them, with going bonkers planning them. Ok, I’ll admit it, it even spills over onto the holidays. My entire storage area in the garage is basically 20 different bins of decorations for holidays plus themed toys … 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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Yahoo, it’s almost Christmas!

I know, complain all you want about Christmas stuff out at Halloween, personally, I can hardly wait till Thanksgiving weekend so I can start decorating. Of course, I am also completely UNdecorated on New Year’s Day, I’m so sick of … 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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Arrivederci to Mrs. Mary Pagnotta

So one of my best friend from high school’s Mom passed away this week. The wake and funeral are in New York, and I am in Florida, and I am so sorry I can’t be with my friend and her … Continue reading

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