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My Wife Just Said… #254

Posted by on February 29th, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I’m so out of shape, I’m pretty sure the strongest muscles in my body are my kegels.” –Avara   My wife is a very strong person. She is stronger, in moments, than I am. She doesn’t stop. It takes a lot to piss her off and sometimes that strength clouds her ability to take compliments from […]

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My Wife Just Said… #250

Posted by on February 1st, 2016, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Recorded my husband snoring last night. Plan to use it to wake him up. This is how you can tell we’ve been together 16 years.” –Avara   My wife and I have been together for a long time. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a game still afoot. We still make fun of each other. And […]

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The Revenge of Spaghetti Toes (15 Amazing Pictures)

Posted by on January 13th, 2016, under SNAPSHOTS

Kids can have some gloriously oddball thoughts. And even when they’re the completely normal variety, the way they put those thoughts into words can be pretty flippin’ amusing. Art director and father, Martin Bruckner (Spaghetti Toes) designs pop art out of the sweet or quirky quotes from his cutie pie, Harper, and other little kids. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #244

Posted by on December 21st, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Just saw the new Star Wars. I cried. But that’s not a spoiler because it happened on the opening credits.” –Avara   Pressure can be a unpredictable thing. You can get so hyped up, and anxious that things take on new levels of meaning. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (yes, yet another post about the damn […]

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My Wife Just Said… #242

Posted by on December 7th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Finn wasn’t impressed it was 42 minutes past his bedtime, so I told him it was 2,520 SECONDS past his bedtime. That shut him up. #mamatricks” –Avara   It’s all about perspective. Whether you’re talking to a parent or child, perspective gives us the difference between mountains and mole hills. Sometimes, you have to force a […]

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My Wife Just Said… #240

Posted by on November 23rd, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“My kid’s more talented than yours.” –Avara   My kids have so many quirks they’d give every Tim Burton movie combined a run for their money. Both of my sons do and say things I don’t always understand, but somewhere inside their funny, strange mannerisms lies their genius, humor and uniqueness. For as much as I […]

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My Wife Just Said… #238

Posted by on November 9th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Playing a game with Finn where we pick a letter & give examples of things that begin w/letter. Picked W, I said ‘walrus’ & Finn said ‘wine’  –Avara   I’m not entirely certain where the wine thing came from. I have used the “would you like cheese with that whine” line and he’s asked me […]

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My Wife Just Said… #236

Posted by on October 26th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Costume’s coming together. Ten points to whoever correctly guesses what I’m going to be…” –Avara   We’ve been working on our costumes for Halloween this Friday. We’ve finally landed on what we’re doing and it’s going to take some real effort. But I’m hoping you guys will love them. Can you guess who/what my wife is […]

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My Wife Just Said… #232

Posted by on September 28th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Finn’s first kindergarten homework assignment DONE! Wonder how much longer I’ll think homework’s cute?” –Avara   Well, I can tell you right now that homework is a bit less cute. She posted the pic below, and said this little ditty about a month ago. But it isn’t because homework has become drudgery or Finn isn’t engaged. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #230

Posted by on September 14th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Mom Confession: After months and months of saying “no” and keeping him away, I sometimes pretend I don’t see Arden playing with his big brother’s Legos #havefunkid” –Avara   If you’re the kind of parent who gives a bit too much of a crap about your kids, like us, you have a number of guidelines in […]

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