Why I Love January

January 22, 2013 in Chores, Pregnancy - 5 Comments

I love January. I used to view it as a month where the let down of the holidays sunk in and endless bitter cold days were to be endured without any exciting events on the horizon. Not anymore. It’s still dang cold outside and my skin is so dry that…

Feels Like Summer

I just love summer days where we work hard and play hard. Working hard makes the playing so much sweeter. Today felt like the perfect summer day. It was so warm and sunny outside and so many projects that have been on my to-do list forever were finally accomplished. I…

May Flowers

The month of May for me means planting flowers and creating graduation slideshows. I have spent every spare minute the last couple of weeks working on DVD slideshow presentations that I create yearly for the school that I used to teach at. The slideshows are shown at graduation and contain…

All I wanted today…

January 22, 2010 in Blakeisms, Cadbury Eggs, Chores - 9 Comments

…was a clean house and a bag of Cadbury mini-eggs. It’s only 2pm but I think it’s pretty safe to say that neither of these things are going to happen. I came down with this awful cold (passed along from the dear husband) this week and it has been a…

One of Those Days

October 7, 2009 in Blake, Chores, Motherhood - 4 Comments

See this angel face? Not so much today. The day started out with Blake opening the refrigerator door by distributing half of his weight onto the freezer door for leverage. He’s been working on opening the fridge door for months, but was not successful until today. This opened a whole…

Exhausted

September 29, 2008 in Chores - 4 Comments

I am in need of some major rest and relaxation. Over the last week, I have: Mopped, vacuumed, and deep cleaned our house twice Painted a bathroom with three coats of paint Gone to JoAnn’s 6 times, Heartland Paper 3 times, Walmart 3 times, Bed, Bath, and Beyond 2 times,…

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