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another monday eve!

I broke down and made chocolate chip cookies today.I needed the caloric therapy. (chuckle)They turned out so good. I have eaten 3… and preparing to eat 3 more… with milk. I have been asked several times for my recipe… so, I think it’s time to share:You...

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the good and the bad…

Wow. Is there any other word?I was only home for a few minutes today in between basketball games and Saturday errands…and in phone contact all day with the team trying to deal with the freakishly overwhelming registration process this morning.  I think that the only way...

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CHA winter (long) overview

I have now tried 4 times to blog about CHA… I tried before, during, and now that I am finally home, maybe I can gather my thoughts, feelings, emotions of it all, and not cut into my otherwise –decompression- time! I am so lame for...

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LOVE-ing-it

WOW… I have been overwhelmed with the support, encouragement and congrats that I have rec’d! I can’t thank you enough!! Believe me… I appreciate the good vibes coming my way!!!  I have to admit to being totally stressed out, to the point of GROUCH....

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24 weeks to go.

This is not an old ultrasound picture of Capri. Two weeks ago, we got our first look at our 5th child.(gasp)… I know.I’m pregnant. Again! Today I spilled the beans to my Big Picture “year to remember” class today! So the word is out! my mom was...

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the "h" word

So I decided that you can’t count holidays as Mondays, even when they fall on a Monday!no way.Yesterday was all about goofing off… I wish I would have had a better attitude, but I felt so lousy! I woke up with a headache and it...

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ultimate napping

Today I pushed that “day of rest” thing to the limit!! I had today, what I would categorize as an “ULTIMATE NAP!”. What exactly does that entail? 1. Has to be after a meal: so I made grilled cheese and tomato soup for lunch and...

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be quiet!

It’s quiet again in my house.I am loving the silence. Needing the silence. It’s causing me to think about silence… I am not your typical silent-lover traditionally! Usually, if you get in the car after I have gone somewhere alone, the stereo is cranked.  And...

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my pink fridge!

The kids just left for school… Capri is still sleeping, and the house is totally quiet except for the hum of the washer and the dishwasher. I love Monday mornings. My cleaning lady hasn’t come for 2 weeks, I guess 3 now actually since the...

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