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Things that Make Me Smile

One of the things I’ve discovered about having input in my top strengths? It is incredibly difficult for me to let go of any kind of input – be it an interesting article or a nice note from a coworker…
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Hay Day: Our Family Farm

Last weekend we discovered a new game app that has become a minor obsession at our house: Hay Day. With this new obsession, I’ve reflected a little on the fact that I never understood the allure of FarmVille. Yet, we’ve…
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Featured Haiku Deck!

Proud Mama moment. Reid’s 2012 Year in Review is featured in the gallery on Haiku Deck website. Shortly after we published the boys’ decks, I shared them with the folks at Haiku Deck via twitter. It was a great interchange…
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VinylLove: An iPad App Review

Merry Christmas! Hope you are enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of the season with your family. As I write this, I am watching a beautiful sunset complete with sundogs from my in-laws sunroom. The smell of freshly baked lefse…
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Haiku Deck – An iPad App Review

If you love a simple, elegant presentation, check out this app. Haiku Deck is billed as a “fast and fum” way “to create beautifully designed slideshows you’ll be proud to share.” And it definitely lives up to the billing.   I have…
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The Family Weekly Review

Doing a family weekly review has made a huge impact for our family.Taking time once a week to review the schedule for upcoming weeks and get clear on who is doing what, when and where has saved a lot of…
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My iPad App Essentials

My iPad is an essential tool in my everyday life. One of my favorite pastimes is to try out new apps. I love to “geek out” with others who tinker in the app world. And, I’m often asked by my…