New Years Blessing and a Prefix for 2016

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Do you feel the sun setting on 2015? The cold wind is blowing and the last bit of this holiday season seems to be on fast forward. The afterglow of Christmas is still glittering… but my birthday week began on the 26th. I have to share my birthday week with the most important person who has ever […]

Low Tech Menu Planning

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I meet myself coming and going in this busy house with two homeschooled teens and two toddlers bent on world-domination. However, even a family in fast-forward needs to eat. Just because mama is on a diet doesn’t mean the rest of the gang has to suffer. I know my kids were lost that first week […]

Using Isis to Pay on the Go

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I live in my car. I can drive figure-eight spaghetti-bowl asphalt ribbons around the proverbial soccer mom. Trust me. Texas sized BIG. Just like my gas bill each month. Think SUV, six-people deep… plus backpacks full of heavy books and fossilized french fries under every seat. So, I mentioned a while back that I was trying out […]

First Experience with Isis Mobile Wallet

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I mentioned a week ago that I got a new phone – an android phone – from AT&T. They wanted to let a few bloggers try the wallet-free payment system called Isis that is being advertised all over town. Apparently Austin and Salt Lake City are the start-up cities, and we live relatively close to […]

This Week, the Freight Train…

Ever feel like you were just about to get run over by a fast train, coming down the tracks – right at you? That’s my week this week. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. I’ve been absorbed by the busy work for the Homeschool Blog Awards and as usual, neglecting my […]