Archive for November 2007

Our Favorite Christmas DVDs

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In no particular order: » Elf » How the Grinch Stole Christmas » Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer » Frosty the Snowman

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Published on November 30th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 11/26/07

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Raising4Boys participated in four carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each. The Make it From Scratch Carnival included “Making Chili With Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey.” The Carnival of Family Life included “Helicobacter pylori Rears its Ugly Head.” The Carnival of Money Stories included “What’s the Right […]

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Published on November 29th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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Shopping Tip: Amazon Price Drop Guarantee

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With the holiday shopping season fully upon us, I just thought I’d throw out this quick money-saving tip… As you may or may not know, Amazon has a 30 day price drop policy. In other words, if they lower their price on something that you’ve purchased within the past 30 days, they’ll issue a credit. […]

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Published on November 26th, 2007 - 5 Comments
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From the Archives (November 18th – November 24th)

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Here are some of our favorite Raising4Boys (subscribe) posts from a year ago this past week: » Dookie, Dookie, Dookie » Dealing With a Finicky Four Year Old Eater » Kid Jokes: More Thanksgiving Jokes And here are some of my favorite FiveCentNickel (subscribe) posts from a year ago: » Standard Mileage Rate Increases for […]

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Published on November 25th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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Making Chili With Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

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I love chili. As far as I’m concerned, nothing warms the soul quite like a steaming hot bowl of chili. So when we were looking for something to do with our leftover Thanksgiving turkey, my mind naturally drifted to… Chili!

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Published on November 24th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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The Best of October 2007

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We’re a bit late with this, but here goes… October was another great month at Raising4Boys, thanks in large part to contributions from readers such as yourself. We just wanted to take a moment to thank those of you who stop by and comment. If you like what you see here, keep in mind that […]

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Published on November 24th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 11/19/07

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Raising4Boys participated in one carnival this week. Here it is along with a link to our article that was included. The Carnival of Personal Finance included “What’s the Right Age to Start an Allowance?” Also included was “How Does Zecco Make Money?” from fivecentnickel.com.

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Published on November 23rd, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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More Illness (and Injuries!)

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When it rains it pours… After discovering that we have H. pylori in the house, we decided to scrap our Thanksgiving travel plans and stay close to home. Our plan was to celebrate close to home, get well, and perhaps even recover a bit from the recent havoc brought on by a major home renovation. […]

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Published on November 22nd, 2007 - One Comment
Filed under: Daily Life,Health
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Helicobacter pylori Rears its Ugly Head

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After six weeks (or more) of illness and lethargy, we finally have a diagnosis for Son #1. And the winner is… Helicobacter pylori. In case you’re not familiar with H. pylori, it’s a bacterium that infects the stomach and duodenum. It’s known to cause peptic ulcers, gastritis, duodenitis, and has even been implicated as a […]

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Published on November 19th, 2007 - 4 Comments
Filed under: Health
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From the Archives (November 4th – November 17th)

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Here are some of our favorite Raising4Boys (subscribe) posts from a year ago these past two weeks: » Don’t Let Your Kids Get Ahold of Your Checkbook » Raw Meat, Cat Poop, and Lots’O’Boys » Most Kids Not Getting Second Dose of Flu Vaccine » Mazes, Mazes, Mazes (And All for Free) And here are […]

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Published on November 18th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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