Touring New York City with Kids – Part 3

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This is part 3 of my Touring New York City with Kids series. You can read part 1 HERE and part 2 HERE. Day 3 On day 3 we ate breakfast at our hotel, which as you might recall was the Waldorf-Astoria. Eating breakfast at the Waldorf-Astoria ranks up there as one of the stupidest things we’ve ever done. It […]

Touring New York City with Kids – Part 2

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This is part 2 of my Touring New York City with Kids series. You can read part 1 HERE and part 3 HERE. Day 2 We were excited to see Lady Liberty in all her glory up close and personal and this was the day we were scheduled to see her. We purchased our tickets three months in advance […]

Touring New York City with Kids – Part 1

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We just got back from a family trip to New York City. We took our three kids (ages 10, 9 and 6) and were joined by my dad, step-mom and cousins. I thought I’d write a post detailing what we did when we were there, along with some advice and kid opinions, and what it […]

What I Did on My Summer Vacation…So Far…in Tweets

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I’m back from vacation. One of these days I’m going to take a vacation where you just sit by the pool and tweet. I took that vacation two years ago. It was awesome. This vacation was a car trip, BlogU blogging conference, three-day tour of New York City, and a car trip. Constant motion. We’re talking […]

The Diary of a Wimpy Mom

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We’ve been reading those Wimpy Kid books. Have you read those? They are HILarious. I laugh harder and more often at the books than my kids do – and they laugh at them a lot. One night I was laughing so hard I was crying. My sons got mad because I couldn’t continue reading. Every time […]

How My Stupid Soap Got Stuck to the Wall

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You learn something new everyday. For example, I recently learned why soap is often made with an arc or curve in its form. We got this “gourmet” bar of soap as a gift. It’s shaped like a rectangular prism. It was nicely wrapped up in clear, stiff plastic with a few strands of raffia to […]

Striking Gold in My Belly Button

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(Note: Before you start reading…this post is gross. But it’s funny. This is what happens when I have writer’s block.) Yesterday I tweeted this. Relationship status: sending pictures of my belly button lint to my husband. — Kate Hall (@KateWhineHall) May 13, 2015 Except it was more like a pebble. Or maybe a fossil. It was about four […]

Tater Tot Casserole. For When You’ve Given Up on Life

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I’m kind of in a blogging slump. Particularly on this blog. It’s hard to be creative, especially when I feel like I’ve told all the stories or they’ve all been told by other people. I know it’s different when the story is told with “my voice,” but I can’t even get motivated to write anything. […]