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Introducing Chicks Without Bricks – the ebook

Posted by Laurie on December 16th, 2013
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Look! I’m featured in this book! So I’m posting the link because we all know that a book with me in it is like a book…you know, with me in it. Anyway, although I’m actually a chick with bricks, the people at Full Time Families invited me to participate in this book. I’m very proud [...]

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Chillpocolypse…Or How to Survive Winter in California

Posted by Laurie on December 13th, 2013
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By the time you read this, The Great California Chillpocolypse of 2013 will be over.  At least, I hope it will be over. I haven’t been this cold since I lived in Canada – and frankly, that’s saying a lot. (And please don’t get me started on Canadian summers*. Suffice to say that about July [...]

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The Dangers of Twerking

Posted by Laurie on September 6th, 2013
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Dear Readers, I come to you today to tell you about the dangers of twerking. Yes, I said twerking. I know it sounds like a made up word, but sadly, it is in the Oxford Dictionary.  I know. After hearing that, I too worry about the future of mankind.
(Also? Really? The Oxford Dictionary? I mean, [...]

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Back to School – YAY!

Posted by Laurie on August 23rd, 2013
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Working my way through the Back to School stuff by posting some of my favorite old blogs about it. I’ll end next week with a brand new, completely unrecycled B2S blog
There’s magic in the air this week. All around, you can see parents with a lilt in their step and a song in [...]

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Oh, you crazy Mayans

Posted by Laurie on December 21st, 2012
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According to the Mayans, today is the first day of…wait, no. That’s not it. Today is the last day. Yes, because the Mayan calendar ends today, supposedly the earth will explode. Or twirl off its axis. Or something.
Please. I have a Mickey Mouse calendar that ends in August. Do I think that means September won’t [...]

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Election Day, Facebook and me

Posted by Laurie on November 2nd, 2012
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Is it just me or has the lead up to this election lasted 500 years? No? OK, fine. Maybe it just seems like it’s lasted 500 years. And for this I blame Facebook.
Yes, Facebook.
Look, in the good old days (and by that I mean any time prior to 2004) politics was something many people [...]

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The Bad Day

Posted by Laurie on September 11th, 2012
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Today is the 11th anniversary of September 11, 2001. In our house, Junior (who was in kindergarten when it happened) called it “the bad day.” And that’s what Harry and I have called it ever since. So on this anniversary of The Bad Day, I am linking to a blog I found by accident this [...]

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