Catching up. . .

2 Feb

Just some random photos that I’ve been meaning to post. . . There’s a photo somewhere of quiche that’s supposed to accompany this first one. . . Halfway through last month, I had a whole weekend of impressive breakfasts.

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Then, yesterday, I didn’t get around to making lunch. . . but I made a berry jam!

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Then, today, I’m at home – feeling not so great – so I took advantage of this day at home to wash a batch of cloth diapers.  They need to be washed a few times before you use them. . . I imagine it’s more fun washing these cute diapers when they’re clean going in the wash, and cloth diapering is something that you want to do, in theory.  :-)  We’ll see how it goes if and when we get a little one that’s still wearing diapers.

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In case you wanted to know all of my personal business

22 Dec

So, I’m going to come right out and admit that anyone reading this who expects a Christmas card from me. . . don’t hold your breath!  Think of it as a Christmas themed New Year’s card, and you’ll probably be on the right track.

I’m going to use this as my excuse – even if the truth is that I haven’t finished writing them out yet.

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Umm, in case you’re concerned, we’re all okay. . . but, you know, the Christmas cards. . . late.  Ha.

Second, I have had THE WORST COLD for several days – which isn’t incredibly relevant. . . But, because of the worst cold like ever. . . (We’ve been making fun lately of people who say something is the most fill in the blank like EVER!)  So, it was the worst cold LIKE EVER, but I still wanted to turn on my Christmas lights last night, and we must be the last family on Earth who don’t have our lights on a timer, so I almost didn’t turn them on, but then I decided that my impending pneumonia wasn’t as important as having Christmas lights on, so I went outside, and I found a package on my porch!  It had sat outside all day without being stolen from marauding thieves!  I was so excited to see that it was from Pineville and Santa Claus sized!!  Look who’s joined the party, courtesy of my Parrain!

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Don’t you think that Santa sort of looks like my Uncle Phil?

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It also contained a pendant designed by my cousin, Kristyn.  I couldn’t stop thinking of her a couple of days ago, and now I wonder if that happened to be when my package was getting boxed up.  Everyone knows that Christmas isn’t really about the presents, but I got tears in my eyes when I opened that box up.

And finally, a craft. . . this is actually a gift for Alex’s mom.  She had these embroidered napkins that she wanted converted into pillowcases.  I am quite happy with how they came out.

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Horsing Around

15 Dec

Things were going okay until I. . . umm. . . accidentally let one of the horses out onto a busy highway. . . but we’re okay. . . everyone (and every horse) survived.

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

14 Nov

Well, our first foster placement has come and gone. . . It was such a joy to have this little boy in our house. . . tiring, but fun.

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Halloween

27 Oct

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