Another Beautiful Day In Chaos

sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't…

43 Reasons…

I love him for so many reasons, and being that it was his birthday, I’d like to name a few… He loves anything and everything I cook/bake for him, including his birthday cake. I found the recipe for it on RecipeZaar, (if you haven’t heard of it, go check it out! They’re credited for leading us to our favorite Creamy Burrito Casserole recipe too, another huge hit!) He shovels topless… […]

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To my dear baby girl, on your eigth birthday.

Dearest Girl, I tucked you in again just before I sat down to write, as if to squeeze just a couple more minutes of your seven-ness in. You were wildly outstretched in your big bed, all long lanky arms & legs. I kissed you on the forehead and you smelled like strawberries and coconut lip gloss. You had glitter on your lips and a million freckles on your cute nose, […]

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Sock mating is serious business.

I say this because I live with a sock renegade. I pride myself on my lovely little offspring heading off into their day with the right foot forward, in a pair of clean matching socks! Putting the wrong socks together is unacceptable and it drives me insane. It leaves two homeless socks in my sock basket, potentially forever without their rightful mate. Now don’t get me wrong, I’d just as […]

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Grief.

Stop All The Clocks Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead Scribbling on the sky the message He Is Dead, Put crepe bows round the white necks of the public doves, Let the traffic policemen wear black cotton gloves. He […]

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