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Grateful for Ramblings and Disarray

  Grateful for Ramblings and Disarray By Renee Bodkin   The house will never be completely clean.  The yard will never be perfectly manicured.   I’d rather spend my time doing meaningful things and making memories.  Sometimes I feel guilty when I get to the end of a weekend (or heck the end of the summer) and…

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Gratitude Impacts Attitude

Gratitude Impacts Attitude By Renee Bodkin   It is evident that I’m a stinky daily blogger.  At this point in time.  Maybe someday I’ll find a routine that facilitates daily blogging.  Right now is not necessarily that time.    Though one thing is for sure – Gratitude Impacts Attitude. That was the phrase that popped into…

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Regrouping and Reevaluating

Regrouping and Reevaluating By Renee Bodkin   I’m not sure what to do.  I have been sporadically blogging.  Or I’ll do a super, catch-up writing session because I know what I wanted to write about on a specific day.  But… obviously since today is June 25th and I last wrote on June 1st… this daily…

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Dance Recital Time – Day 160

Dance Recital Time – Day 160 By Renee Bodkin   Today was the annual Dance Recital!!  Grateful to be able to watch my beautiful nieces dance!!  They are adorable… and amazing!!   Kudos to Adell’s School of Dance on a job well done!! This was Georgia’s first year and Alissa’s second year dancing.  They are so…

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Star Wars Bison Game – Day 154

Star Wars Bison Game – Day 154 By Renee Bodkin Yesterday was a long, fun day!!  After the merit badge class we went to the Buffalo Bisons Star Wars Night!!  It was fantastic!!  An amazing night!!  Before the game… light sabers and lots of characters!!  The game itself was fun with a Star Wars themed…

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Merit Badges – Day 153

Merit Badges – Day 153 By Renee Bodkin   Today was another merit badge opportunity!  Both Ben and Seb spent time today taking a merit badge class for Digital Technology.  They worked this past week getting pre-requisites done and then had the opportunity to meet with a group of Boy Scouts and Mr. Eric (a…

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Smart Phones – Day 147

Smart Phones – Day 147 By Renee Bodkin   Focusing on gratitude helps me focus on the things we often take for granted.  My Smart Phone is one of those things I don’t dare take for granted.  The kind of smartphone is relative.  Philip does all the research and finds the “right” phones for us…

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Fantasy Island – Day 146

Fantasy Island – Day 146 By Renee Bodkin Today we purchased our Family Fun Passes for Fantasy Island!! This will be the second year having the passes.  Last summer we decided to take the plunge and get the family passes since we live so close and it’s a nice thing to do when you have…

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Ice Cream – Day 145

Ice Cream – Day 145 By Renee Bodkin   First Ice Cream of the “Summer Season” Does this need any further explanation?! And… can I post this for each place that we go? We went to Hibbards in Lewiston.  After the boys ate their ice cream they ran around the park across the street from…