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The Monsters Want My Monster, adidas Headphones


Last Christmas all our boys wanted a pair of high dollar headphones. As the mother of three boys, I understand wanting a great pair of headphones I have talked endlessly about my desire to have a pair of "boys canceling headphones." The problem with approving Santa to bring them a pair was that the pair they all wanted, sounded terrible. I know because I went to the store and tried them on. Then I tried on other headphones and they sounded sooooo much better. I told my boys … [Read More...]

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Being Mugged by a Donkey

Donkey out at the barn house with Abbie Gale

We went out to the barn house yesterday and let the boys catch frogs and ride dirt bikes. I was cutting through a small pasture where we let our neighbor keep their Mammoth Jack Donkey when Jim was cracking up at how the Donkey wont leave me alone. He pushes, nibbles on and follows everywhere. … [Read More...]

Summer Vacation Ideas and Zombies


"Hey boys! Look at this! We can do a night tour of Alcatraz! The boat pulls up for the tour behind Alcatraz on the loading docks!" Nine year-old, "Ummm, no." Twin 1 at 14 years-old, "No. Freaking. Way." Me, "It would be soooo cool!" Other twin, "Are you out of your mind? You clearly don't … [Read More...]

Signs from God and the DMV


I never thought of myself as a very religious person until God started talking to me. He wasn’t saying “Abbie, you sucked this morning when you lost your temper. Try talking kinder to your three sons when you find two alligator snapping turtles in your Jacuzzi. Ask yourself, what would Mary do?” … [Read More...]


Smoking gun

Peter, Mom, Dr Dre is sooooo funny! There is this video of a woman saying, "I hear what you're saying but I am only listening to what I want to." Then Dr Dre says, "Spoken like a true woman." Me, PERPLEXED "Dr Dre said this?" Peter, "Sorry, I meant Dr Phil." I am cracking up at so many things … [Read More...]

Red Moon, of the Behind Kind

Moon through the trees

Sometimes you have to be really annoying to remind yourself why you married someone. Here is what I learned last night... If you are out picking up sticks, putting down some grass seed, fixing landscape lights that were beat up over winter and as the sun goes down, and because you have spring fever … [Read More...]