Category Archives: fun

Fair Food

Does the county fair exist for any reason whatsoever besides eating artery-clogging, heart-stopping, deep-fried monstrositites passed off as digestible food?  Gary and I always buy the wrist bands for the kids to ride rides all night, but to be honest, … Continue reading

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Explosive Easter Eggs

See these lovely, pretty, decidedly normal Easter eggs? That is NOT how we like ours around here. Even traditional activities take on our own unique flavor in our family.  Yesterday, during the ceremonial Easter egg coloring, we decided to be … Continue reading

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Getting Away

Usually, my spontaneous ideas turn out to be something I ultimately regret.  Not this one.  When Gary and I decided at the last minute to get away this past weekend, all we really had was a confirmation number, directions on … Continue reading

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Latin Lover

I am not a particularly enthusiastic fan of Mexican food, but Gary loves it.  I had given him a gift certificate for a meal at his choice of Mexican restaurant, with the fine print that the certificate had to be … Continue reading

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Gift Wrap and Dancing

This morning, Gary and I volunteered in a little gift shop at Dove’s elementary school, set up for the students to shop for family members (and themselves) and have their gifts wrapped and ready to go. The kids’ choices were … Continue reading

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Birthday Marathon

This weekend, it begins: the Smirking Cat-Gary Family birthday marathon!  From the end of October through the end of December, we have four…count ’em, four… birthdays to celebrate in addition to Christmas.  I start shopping for the streak at the … Continue reading

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Protected: A Special Date Night

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