Monthly Archives: May 2013

I’m Pretty Cool to a 1st Grader

As part of a writing assignment, my first grader needed to come up with 5 adjectives to describe me. I’m going to admit, I was a tad nervous while he was writing and chuckling to himself. But in the end … Continue reading

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431 = 8?

Just in case you thought I had it all together… I present to you my son’s birthday cake… And no, he’s not the world’s oldest person… just completely forgot about candles until it was time to light them.

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42 Pains in the Arse

I’ve mentioned a few times about a project my husband and I were working on, one that nearly drove us over the edge. This was the sneak peak. Now here’s the story. My daughter’s preschool had a school auction to … Continue reading

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I’m Back & Thankful

Well, I didn’t plan on  being away from here for a week but that’s just how things turned out. My husband and I were furiously finishing a project I had said yes to (more tomorrow) and only finished about  30 … Continue reading

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Minute to Win It Night

For the last 4 years, my family has all gathered for a week in Florida. Since we are all spread out – Texas, Michigan, Illinois, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Canada – it’s a wonderful time for us to come together and … Continue reading

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We’re busy around here working on something that I am now regretting saying yes to…   Will share next week, if this doesn’t kill us.

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Awhile back we were on an organic kick so I bought some organic apples for my family. I bought 16 apples. The cost? $26.00! Yep. You read that right. $26.00 for 16 apples. I actually didn’t realize that was the … Continue reading

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Loving These Songs Right Now

Loving these two song right now Emeli Sande – Next to Me   Of Monsters and Men – Little Talks   Are you listening to anything fun right now?

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I’ve Had Enough

I spent my Mother’s Day weekend at a soccer tournament for my  oldest. A perfectly good way to spend a weekend in my opinion. What is not a good way to spend a weekend is to listen to j*ack*ss parents … Continue reading

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What’s Your Scent?

I need a scent. Usually I emit chocolate and dry erase marker but I’m starting to feel that I need something more substantial. I often pass women who I think smell good but I am not one to stop them … Continue reading

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