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It doesn’t matter how the world sees you.

I was watching last years Christmas episode of Raising Hope a few weeks back on Netflix and they made a good point. It doesn’t matter how the world sees you. It only matters how the people in your wold see you. Quite often we get caught up in appearances or other people’s lives. We worry too […]

So much to be thankful for this year.

We often pass up the true meaning of the holidays. Thanksgiving and Christmas are about being thankful for who’s in our lives and what we have. I’m thankful for my family. I don’t know what I’d do without them. A wife who loves me for me, accepts my flaws, and takes such good care of […]

Things we can learn from a toddler.

My daughter Lily is about to turn 3 and she is one busy little girl. She wants to know about everything, do everything and just enjoys life. The world through toddlers eyes is amazing. I can’t even imagine all the things that are going through her head. But I do know that we adults could […]

Get more DropBox space AND be better prepared for a disaster.

Who loves DropBox and who wants more free space? Well everyone that uses DropBox of course. And who has cataloged the contents of their house for insurances purposes? Probably not many. Turns out, that you can do both right now. DropBox is beta testing a new version of their Android app that auto syncs photos […]

How to get free passes to the MN Zoo and other great places.

Did you know that some Minnesota libraries have free passes to all sorts of MN destinations? We were lucky enough to get our hands on a MN Zoo pass last week and the whole family got into to the zoo for free! We got to feed the baby goats, see the fish, lions and all […]

Pudding Finger Painting

Have you ever wanted to do finger painting with your little one but was to worried about them eating the paint? Well try pudding instead. We use vanilla pudding and add in some food coloring. Now we can finger paint without having to worry. Granted Lily doesn’t like getting her hands dirty so it hasn’t […]