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Mom Guilt, or, Why I Feel Terrible About Working.

I've been a stay at home mom off and on since just before Seth was born.  I've worked a few months intermittently but it was always shift work or something I could adjust the hours on to still be home a large chunk of time.  While I won't say I'm a great mom, I love… Continue reading Mom Guilt, or, Why I Feel Terrible About Working.

budget, crafting, family

The chair!

So I've mentioned I was given a glider a few times, by my DELIGHTFUL friends Tom and Shellie.  It was beautiful and so far out of my price-range that I just about cried when they dropped it off.  I loved the piece as it was but I really like to personalize things. As you may… Continue reading The chair!

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If you need me I’ll be mixing Junior Mints and Pickles.

So the Fella and I went on our first "In Person" registry attempt.  He allotted an hour to accomplish this task, with time to get home and get ready for work. HA.  HAHAHA.  HA.  HAHA. I didn't even bother trying to explain why that wasn't going to work and we headed out.  Our first scheduled… Continue reading If you need me I’ll be mixing Junior Mints and Pickles.

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I may or may not be eating pad thai for brunch but definitely am.

I really hate change.  It's a weird aspect of my personality because I move about once a year, work in an industry where I'm constantly meeting new people, and generally come across as a spontaneous person.  At the core, though, I like things consistent.  That's part of why I like being married.  It provides a… Continue reading I may or may not be eating pad thai for brunch but definitely am.

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Defying gravity

Today has been a marathon of boring.  I'm off on Sundays and Tuesdays so Sundays are generally nonstop homework as I try to catch up and get ahead a little.  It doesn't do much good but I try.  I couldn't focus today, the subject is boring and I just couldn't find a way to get… Continue reading Defying gravity