Four Hens and a Rooster

Author: Kristen Daukas

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Natural Relief from Seasonal Congestion I love Spring.. it’s so great to see the tiny buds popping up on the plants and the trees. It’s like watching color creeping up slowly until it finally EXPLODES into a huge pool of color. And living in NC is quite possibly one of the most spectacular places to be in Spring.  But Spring has a dirty little secret. In order for all those beautiful buds to bloom, they have to pack  a littlemore

saved by the bell

Totally Tubular Shows Streaming Now on Netflix Take a moment with me, Children of the 80′s. Remember when you only had 40 channels MAX to deal with and most of us had 4? Our shows were pretty much limited to ABC, CBS and NBC. Maybe PBS but that’s about it. Our weeknights (if our parents let us watch the one TV in the house) were spent watching Alex P. Keaton trying to reign his liberal parents on Family Ties or debating overmore

the ultimate giveaway

The Mother of All Giveaways! Okay.. I’m sorry but I’m just going to cut to the chase here and tell you about the Mother of all Giveaways from the Mother of All Meltdowns. We moms deserve a lot. We contort our bodies to produce humans. We push said humans out of a hole the size of a quarter. We suffer from sagging boobs, flat butts and stretch marks as our badges of awesomeness for having these humans. We tolerate 18more

teen drivers

When I got my drivers license mmfmmmty-some years ago, it was after completing 4 weeks of Driver’s Ed with Coach Flinchum at Western Guilford HS. I’ll never forget how calm he was as each of us climbed behind the wheel decked out in our Valley Girl attire and the really important things he taught us that were NOT in the manual. Things like “if you smoke – which I don’t recommend – if you light a cigarette  at night, youmore

springs lobs

Good lord can Spring please finally show up around this country?? I love winter and even I am sick of it. After our 8″ snow fall last month, I was ready to start sliding into warmer weather but Mother Nature was having none of that. This winter has been a guest that has definitely worn out its welcome. It’s this reason that LOBS is celebrating Spring this time! We want to see anything and everything you have that is relatedmore


…You should see how their parents act. We have had our fair share of bad weather this winter here in NC.. Mother Nature has been nothing short of bipolar.. 70 degrees one day, an inch of ice the next.  The kids have had delays, early dismissals and have missed more days this school year than they have in almost 30 years. It’s been one helluva winter and we are ALL ready for it to be Spring. One of the quickestmore

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