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Farewell 28. Now I’m 29!

First in line to wish me a happy birthday this year: Progressive Auto Insurance. Thank you Progressive for programming your automated system to acknowledge my special day! Yep, I recently had a birthday. I guess that would make it Unfair Mom’s birthday too. … Do alter-egos share birthdays with their…

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About Kid

Cheyenne is pretty amazing. But for her privacy, I will spare you most of the details. When teamed with Unfair Mom, her name becomes short and simple: Kid.

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Teaching my kid to ride a bike!

I have decided that this is the year to teach my daughter how to ride a bike. I tried a few years ago when she was 4, but for some reason she just couldn’t understand the concept of peddling. Now my little girl is 8 1/2 years old … And…

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What happened to the MyBlueCrayon blog?

As a professional webmaster, I should be ashamed of myself! I recently stumbled upon a blog that I started years ago to collect some random thoughts. #1, I would like to say WOW! WordPress has come a long way over the last 10 years! (Yeah, it was that outdated) #2,…

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Make crafty pillow cases with sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol

I LOVE doing crafts at my daughter’s birthday parties! And since her 8th birthday was going to be her first slumber party, I thought something with a “sleep” theme would be appropriate. Each guest got to make his or her own personalized pillow case!

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Make your own pull-string pinata

Beating the stuffing out of a goofy looking pinata can be the highlight of a party! But to some, this practice is cruel and pointless destruction. My daughter falls in the second category. She was heartbroken to see her friends tear apart the colorful little donkey she so carefully picked…

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Slaying bubbles

How do you get a group of 6 year olds to sit still? — I have no idea! For my daughter’s six year old birthday party, I rounded up some supervising adults and let the children have at it with swords and magic wands to slay and poof away the…

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Upromise – It’s Real!

(( This post was copied from the MyBlueCrayon blog )) I signed up for Upromise over a year ago. The savings came slowly at first. – I rarely shop at participating grocery stores and restaurants and I keep forgetting to start my online purchases from the Upromise website. … But…

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My 28th Birthday

I just had a very nice 28th birthday … I hope there are many more good birthdays to come! It started out as a normal day. My daughter went to school, my boyfriend went to work, and I played hooky from work. (Don’t get me wrong. I love my job!…

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Yummy New Girlscout Cookies – Dulche De Leche and Thank U Berry Munch

It’s that time of year again … Girl Scout Cookie Time! I have never been too big a fan of Girlscout cookies. We got the sugar free flavors for diabetic family members last year and they were a big disappointment. But with my 7-year-old daughter being a girl scout this…

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