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Comments Open: Why Do You Bounce?

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Lonely Beach Ball (Photo credit: JasonTromm) I really would like people to stick around more, leave a comment, have a conversation, troll through the archives. You know, all the things you do on other blogs.

So, help me out, if you care. Why do you leave?
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Menu Plan Monday: Holy Week

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Well, it’s Palm Sunday and the end of our Spring Break. My daughter had a good transition night. I hope this translates into a good (stress-free) morning. It’s getting pretty late, so this will be quick. The last few weeks have kind of sucked and I’m still processing them. Today was the first time that I went grocery shopping in two or three weeks and most of it was for Easter.

Sunday: Salmon, baked sweet potato, and California style vegetables
Monday: Beef fajitas – I’ll be eating the meat and veggies, no tortilla … I might have to buy more meat
Tuesday: Chicken and … sweet potato. I have jerk seasoning and I do love that Claim Jumper recipe. Not being able to do rice, beans or lentils is starting to suck. Though if I can find some spaghetti squash I’ll try this Lemon Chicken and Broccoli recipe.
Wednesday: Leftovers
Thursday: The night Christians remember the Last Supper. I haven’t decided what I am going to cook yet. I would love to try Gumbo Z’Herbs, but I’m not sure most of those gr…

Spring is in the air!

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Tomorrow I'll be enjoying classic SoCal spring weather at Knott's Berry Farm. In celebration of Spring Break they have a ton of fun, family-oriented things to do. And wine tasting for the moms and dads. Get ready to bloom!
Warmer weather means enjoying the great outdoors, which is just what the Peanuts characters are doing in “Peanut’s Party in the Park,” a new interactive live show located in Charleston Circle. This musical revue includes some of today’s top ten tunes that will have you singing along.   Looking for a little friendly competition with friends? Then head over to Knott's Boardwalk area for the big game, the Big Boardwalk Board Games that is. It’s game time to the extreme as everyone becomes oversized game pieces in some of their favorite board games. From dominoes to tick-tack-toe – it’s game on!   For all those who get into art, Knott's invites you to do so, literally. At the Grande 3-D Art Show at the Silver Bullet midway, guests can step into life-size…

Photo Friday: Candid Shot

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For more awesome candid shots, check out this week's Photo Friday.
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Breaking the Rules of Decency

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coming out of the fog (Photo credit: theloushe) In general, I don't like airing my dirty laundry. I was taught it was uncouth, rude, nobody gives a damn, and why put your life on display like that. But you know what? I'm tired of being polite, in the shadows, hiding. It's time to tell my side of the story because everyone has heard my ex's side. And it caused a rift that can never be repaired.

Wordless Wednesday: Family

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Photo Friday: Springtime

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Family Game Night

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We went old school tonight after my daughter found my deluxe board hiding in the storage closet. Even I had forgotten where it was. First time she's enjoying math in a while. :-D And obviously over getting over her strep throat. And then she taught me how to play Monopoly Millionaire. She owned me. I swear, it's because of this game I have no interest in ever being in real estate, no matter how many episodes of those brothers I watch on HGTV. All in all a decent Friday night. I'm going to pass out now.

Photo Friday: Mornings

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