Posts made in February, 2012

If you give Danica a box of pictures…

If you give Danica a box of pictures…

Have you ever read If you give a Mouse a Cookie or any of the other “if you give” titles by Laura Numeroff? If you’ve got little ones, they’re definitely fun books. AND, you’ll have a great picture of what my life is like.   Friday, I went to my FIL’s house to drop off some cookies he’d ordered for the girls’ school fundraiser. He’s working...

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What to do for Lent…

I’ve been thinking about giving up chocolate for Lent, but honestly… I don’t know if that’s the right thing to do. Now hear me out… this isn’t about my inability to give up chocolate, though it would be hard. Maybe. I don’t know. I’ve done it before. I guess my real question is why… why am I considering giving up anything, let alone,...

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The Tax Rollercoaster

2011 was a funny year for us- income wise. For my job, I’m considered an independent contractor. What this means, for those who don’t know taxes, is that I collect and pay ALL of my taxes. No deductions from this girl’s paycheck. Which, to some people, is a great thing. Except for when you do the taxes at the end of the year and have had nothing withheld, so you have to pay...

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Would you take the money?

I just read a fascinating article about the possibility of Hitler having a secret love child. One of the points the article makes is that if it’s proven, his heirs could get royalties on Mein Kampf. Would you be willing to take the money from that book? On one hand, I know that the publishers are profiting off of it, so why not get a share? But I don’t know if I could actually take...

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Who am I?

Who am I?

Our last snowstorm The main struggle with the new website is coming up with a fun blurb about me that will make me sound interesting to readers. You know, so that they’ll want to spend time on my website, buy my books, all that fun stuff. But so far, I’m only coming up with something slightly more interesting than watching our snow melt. How does everyone else do it? How do...

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