What will we do without a club membership?

In January when Bryan’s project at work got canceled and they told them all to go apply for jobs elsewhere, I decided to put our fitness club membership on hold for the next three months so that we could save that money in case we did lose our job ...

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To TV or not to TV?

  • Spoiler alert *************
  • This is one of those boring child psychology entries ******

I babysat some sweet little boys today. Reece gets along with them well, but Micah not so much. Reece is more laid back and is pretty happy just about all the time to be with just about anybody. Micah ...

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The bill

We just got our first post cloth diapering water bill-and Bryan made me put this on the blog- and yes, our water bill was significantly higher. We get billed every two months for water. So our last bill was in December and it was $49 for two months of service ...

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Bean Salsa Recipe

This recipe is from Kathy Dimaya, a friend of mine who treated me to this treat yesterday. It is yummy.

Kathy says:

Here is the recipe for that bean salsa thing – sorry, no name for it!

2 cans of whole kernel corn, drained
2 cans of diced tomatoes
4 cans ...

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Happy Birthday, Ily, Bryan Has a Job

Official lay-off notifications went out today, and I didn’t get one. I still have a job at HP in Vancouver. Thanks everyone for your prayers and concern. It was a huge a relief to find that out. I can’t say I’m elated, but very relieved. You see ...

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Refried Beans

Not the most glamorous or gourmet of foods, but whenever people try Ily’s homemade refried beans, they all love 'em. Us Murdock boys all love them too. Here is the recipe (click on the image to see it full size):

Enjoy.

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Baby Tai Give Away

Me and my sister in law make these awesome Asian style baby carriers called mei tais (pronounced May-tie) and we have a website where we sell them from. So here is my shameless plug for them…

We are having a give away for one beautiful mei tai and I KNOW ...

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Ily: Practical Joker

I played a trick on Ily today. I wish. She actually played a trick on herself, but I helped a little. She likes to re-use old plastic tubs from margarine or cottage cheese to store left overs in the fridge. She asked me to get the cottage cheese out for ...

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Decluttering

AS we contemplated decluttering our house, we realized that our TV nook was one of the first things we needed address.  It has been a messy space for years.   A nook recessed above the fireplace is where it has always been and it has never been quite easy to organize ...

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Diaper Power

Here are pics of one the cloth diapers I made. The first few are not worthy to show off, but this one looks pretty darn good!

This is one of my new Pocket Diaper covers I made for my kids.  There is an exterior layer that is a water proof ...

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