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Top 10 Rules While Mom’s Out Of Town

Top 10 Rules While Mom’s Out Of Town
by Gina Valley

I have the privilege of hanging out with some amazing writers next week at the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop in Dayton, Ohio.

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I’m looking forward to meeting people whose work I have long read and admired, and to laughing with new friends, as well.

I’m not looking forward to trying to parent my 7 children from 2200 miles away.

Hello, Officer…Gina’s Favorites


As I’m spending extra time celebrating with my family, today’s post is one of my favorites from the past. – gina

Hello, Officer…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

I heard the COPS theme song blasting in my head so loud that my head was involuntarily bouncing along.

Bad boys, bad boys

Whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do

When they come for you

I blame Gabriel Iglesias.

Did We Put The Kids In The Carry-On?…Gina’s Favorites

Did We Put The Kids In The Carry-On?…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

I’m spending the weekend with my family.  I’m guessing we’re not the only ones trying to squeeze a little bit of extra summer into these waning weeks.

While I was packing, I was reminded of my Did We Put The Kids In The Carry-On? post, and knew it would be a great Gina’s Favorites post to keep you in laughs until I get back.  You can read my Did We Put The Kids In The Carry-On?

Not So Much Goodwill Hunting

Not So Much Goodwill Hunting
by Gina Valley

So, I finally got through what appeared to be at least a 17-way intersection downtown (gotta love driving in the heart of San Francisco).  Traffic was, big surprise, moving at nearly the speed of a slow crawl.

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This may be hard to believe, but I really do love driving through the downtown streets of San Francisco.  Freeway traffic is mind numbing wherever you are,

I’m Somebunny

I’m  Somebunny
by Gina Valley

We’re all exhausted from traveling.   We just got home from a couple days of services for my husband’s mom.

I’m always amazed at how tired sitting all day while traveling makes us.

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My kids are crashed in bed, so it’s time for me to morph into the Easter Bunny and fill baskets with all kinds of goodies.  I will,