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Week 17 – The One With Science Experiments

Growing up, my little brother was the king of science experiments. When he wasn’t digging holes in the field next door, setting things on fire in the street, or doing something else so very boyish, he was taking samples of … Continue reading

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I am So Over That Shizz – Fishing for Compliments

And now, I take a moment to write about shizz that fills me with great dismay. I get it, girls on Facebook. Swimsuit season has snuck up on you (again) and you are frantically trying to hold yourself accountable for … Continue reading

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Week 16 – The One Where The Guy I Married Eats Cauliflower

The Guy I Married’s affinity for all things fried, starched, potatoed, and meated has been mentioned by me more than a handful of times. Even before we had a child I was well versed in the kitchen art of sneaky-sneak … Continue reading

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Week 15 – The One That Really Shouldn’t Be This Easy

I’ve got to admit, after my failure with the Crock Pot Lasagne, I was a little put off and not too keen on dragging out that particular cooking apparatus again to make something that isn’t soup or pulled pork. But … Continue reading

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Week 14 – The One With Huevos de Diablo!

Week 14 fell the week before Easter, and this Pinventure was accomplished in advance of my brother’s annual Big Backyard Easter Egg Hunt and potluck dinner – an afternoon of child wrangling, furious egg collecting, melted chocolate, Icy Pops, a … Continue reading

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Week 13 – The One With Ghetto-fab Gardening

Since spring has sprung down in H-town – and summer isn’t far off – Squirrel and I have been making it a more regular habit to get out in the backyard every day to enjoy our little messy slice of … Continue reading

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Week 12 – The One With Free Food

The Guy I Married: What do you want for Mother’s Day? Me: To catch up on my blog. TGIM: And how can I help with that? Me: Watch Squirrel. TGIM: OK. (pause) Wait, for how long? Me: (briskly walking away) … Continue reading

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I Will Not Rupaulogize For My Fandom

Monday night signaled the much-anticipated season end of my numero uno guilty television pleasure – RuPaul’s Drag Race. The evening was your basic format for a reality series reunion show, albeit with a little more pizazz and flash because duh, … Continue reading

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Week 11 – The One Where I Ruin Lasagne

I like using my crock pot. A lot. The idea of gathering a bunch of ingredients and just letting it cook without interference is perfect for someone like me: working mother, scatterbrained multi-tasker, culinary-corner-cutter. But using it every day seems… … Continue reading

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Week 10 – The One Where I Get It Twisted

While in South America last month, I have to be honest that I hadn’t planned on continuing my Pinventures. I planned on just mad-dashing through two a week until I was caught up on the blog and could resume my … Continue reading

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