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Month: December 2015

The Search for Christmas Snow

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

While we don’t normally live in areas that get much (if any) snow, we all still enjoy it. We love milder winter weather, but we do miss the fun that comes with snow now and again. Munchkin especially wanted snow for Christmas this year, so we decided to head out on a little exploration adventure in search of snow. We headed up to Big Bear Lake. It’s a long, curvy, steep road which means Munchkin’s tummy wasn’t too happy, but that all went away once we got to the top. We made a quick stop at the Big Bear Discovery…

Introducing Marvel

Posted in Family

As soon as Graham passed away, Munchkin started looking for a new guinea pig in our area. Guinea pigs are social animals, so she didn’t want Alvin to be along even though he was getting tons of extra attention and love from all of us. After about 2 weeks, she found this sweet little guy and brought him home. After a great deal of consideration, she decided to call him Marvel. She was happy to have a new guinea pig before Christmas. Alvin helped Marvel settle in and allowed him to eat a little extra share of veggies. Now that…

Remembering Graham

Posted in Family

Today, we said goodbye to our sweet Graham. He was a loving, cuddly guinea pig who was always happy to help Munchkin with her school work and keep her company when she wasn’t feeling well. He will be missed. The day started off on a bad note for Munchkin as she was feeling a bit out of sorts. She headed to classes and things only got worse. She ended up coming home early to try to collect herself before her Physics exam. As is her normal routine, she went to get Graham out of his cage as he always helps calm…

Money Making Mom by Crystal Paine

Posted in Reviews

I received a review copy of this book from the publisher. We’ve recently entered a new season in our lives where homeschooling is behind us. We now have 2 family members in college – Daddy and daughter. I’m starting to look at some non-traditional ways that I can bring in some extra money to help with not only the college expenses but also to pay down our mortgage faster. Money Making Mom takes a good look at the variety of ways a mom can make income whether it be from a traditional job or non-traditional job, inside or outside the…