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Posted on November 24, 2007

I have come to accept that until I finally come face to face with this energetic life kicking around inside my belly, I am just going to be confused. The pregnancy ditz-state has rocked this mama to the core this time around, I’d offer examples, but of course I can’t remember any. Perhaps I can rope Sean into guest posting for your reading pleasure, until then, bare with me. I checked my inbox this evening during a What Not to Wear commercial break. I had not one, but two meme tags. Not that big a deal, say some of you, but when the tags come from an “Angie” and an “Anglea” and you’re me? It’s a big deal. I must have clicked back and…

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Unscripted Scrapping

Posted on November 24, 2007

I’ve not once copped to being creatively obliterated by the challenge of NaBloPoMo, and I’d like to think that my posts have maintained a certain integrity. That all ends today. I am posting way too much video that will more than likely fall on its face as far as blog content goes, but it was oh so fun as I experienced it in the moment, and if it were to give you even a smidgeon of that joy, then I think the three hours it took to upload will have been worth it. This is a moving snapshot (moving as in “in motion,” not particularly tug-at-your-heart-strings, maybe assault-your-eardrums, but certainly not gooey) of our efforts to burn off the extra energy the girls had…

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Sprinkles!

Posted on November 23, 2007

The girls and I spent some quality time decorating gingerbread men and women this morning. I frosted, they sprinkled and Thanksgiving morning mayhem memory-making ensued. Turn your volume up as I don’t think the picture does the mess justice. Oh, the mess of a thousand sprinkles. Memories don’t come much sweeter than this for a mama. Happy Thanksgiving.

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Gratitude Trumping Annoyance

Posted on November 21, 2007

Ok, so this post could have absolutely gone the route of: Dear Home Owner, We invite you to call us.We offer 24 Hour Service…unless it’s a weekday, snowy day, rainy day or an emergency.With Love,Your Local Electrician Which is not to be confused with: Seasons Greetings,This year call on us,for all your plumbing needs…unlessyou are standing knee deep in raw sewage,are without water,without heat,attempting to provide for 2 tots in diapers,or at all optimistic about remedying a nasty situation.As Always,Your Neighborhood Plumber No, this post won’t be delving into that ungrateful, but all too often true territory. Today we are thankful for dear friends (Deb) and the ties we enjoy because of that friendship (Can you say County Sheriff?) I was home again today…

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