Grace, That’s Me!

As I was getting up to go to bed last night, I somehow tripped over the Swiss ball that was next to the coffee table. You mght ask why I have a Swiss ball next to my coffee table. Well, I’m in a wedding May 3 for one of my best friends, and we’re wearing satin dresses. I think that’s all the explanation anyone needs. And yes, I’m currently bouncing…

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What time is it?

Am I the only one who can’t manage to adjust to daylight savings time? I feel like a mole. It’s been so long since I’ve really seen daylight (I won’t even start to talk about sun!) that I feel as though I don’t know what to do with it anymore. Case #1: On Monday, I decided to stop in Deer Park (shopping area) on my way home from work to…

It’s Time to Redecorate

What’s a mom to do when your children bring home artwork? It’s cute, and you love it, especially when they’re in preschool. For the first month. Then you start to realize that they bring home at least one new piece of artwork every single time they go to preschool. If you’re really lucky, your kids head to daycare after school and make more art there. Add in additional children, stir,…

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Ewwwww! You like *what*?

Sometimes, as moms, we know what we do is going to backfire. The fun is figuring out how exactly it’s going to backfire. I’ve been pretty strict with my kids in making them try new things. Our rule is that if Mommy makes it, you have to try it. It’s ok if you don’t like it, but you have to put a bite in your mouth, chew and swallow. You…

New Neighbor? Then you must want a scone!

First off, I’ll admit to using any excuse to bake. I love to bake, but I don’t like eating the finished product, especially not day after day. Granted, DH and the two wee ones definitely help out, but they don’t need the extra calories as often as I enjoy baking. But there are times when I can finagle ways to ahem have my cake and eat it, too. I live…

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I Jinxed It!

So around the new year, I was reading one of my favorite blogs, Because I Said So (http://mom2my6pack.blogspot.com/) where Dawn was talking about new years resolutions and how she wanted to lose weight this year. Well, duh. Do you know a woman who doesn’t want to lose weight? So I kept thinking about it. And yep, I decided I wanted to lose weight, too. And yes, me being me, I…

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Don’t Ignore the FFFFFFT Sound!

First of all, a disclaimer. Yes, I know today is Saturday. Yes, I know I’m posting about something that happened much earlier in the week, but it took me this long to be able to laugh about it, so you’ll have to deal. Trust me, if you were in my shoes, you may not be laughing yet. Last Sunday, I was exhausted. I have two kids, ages 2 1/2 and…

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