Category Archives: love

Happy Birthday Amanda

Thursday, March 4th 2021 2021-03-04 Happy Birthday Amanda [0:49]: . 🍰

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Look at that Cat: Connect Four

Thursday, March 3rd 2021 TFW your daughter asks you to play teeny tiny, itty bitty Connect Four, and you tell her yes later, but she stays right there and plays Connect Four with the cat. . . The stakes remain… … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Remembering to Practice

Monday, March 1st 2021 . Today’s parenting triumph in the Distance Learning Environment is *remembering* -finally- that Young Miss has *asked* us to remind her to practice her cursive. And how. What are the three things kids need again? Love, … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: An Offer I Can’t Refuse

Sunday, February 28th 2021 . Boy *insists* on making me Breakfast in Bed this morning! When he first offers, I say “Thank you but I’d rather get up and come be with the family.” He says, “No I just really … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Biscuits and Gravy

Wednesday, February 23rd 2021 . Chef Daddy calls this, “Biscuits and Gravy.” . It looks like “Chicken and Asparagus” to me, but what do I know? . . . Don’t get me wrong, there certainly was both biscuits AND gravy … Continue reading

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At Rise: BAD Morning

Saturday, February 20th 2021 . AT RISE: It is Saturday morning. Dad is cooking breakfast and Mom is the table. The closed door to Boy’s bedroom is on the other side of the table. The door opens. BOY: [Emerges from … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: The Flesh Wound of Omelettes

Friday, February 19th 2021 . Gavin was pretty pleased at making his own omelette today, as he should be. He didn’t even fret that a hole was exploding out the side of it. He said; “This is the ‘Just a … Continue reading

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Just Saying… and Adventures in Food

Sunday, February 14th 2021 It’s worth noting that I am spoiled and also had a wonderful Valentine’s Day. It starts when I run head first into this lovely man, sporting two drinks that are, well, red. #AdventuresinFood . As if … Continue reading

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CJ’s Valentine Tour

Sunday, February 14th 2021 . One advantage about losing all your work to the pandemic is more time for the kids. On this day we manage to drive our daughter around town to bring Valentines to a few friends. . … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Domestic Sports

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . So what if I should be embarrassed by how much of the day is spent looking at our cats and making up dumb stuff about them. What can I say; it’s CircusKitchen Quarantine. . . … Continue reading

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