I seriously love AC/DC
How can you go wrong with a band that put out songs like “Dirty Deeds” AND “Big Balls”??? You can’t. That’s how.
I didn’t mop the bathroom floor or clean the tub. I did however clean out the cupboard above the toilet and dust all the little bottles of lotion and crap and throw out a bazillion things we didn’t need and rearrange them by use because I’m a little OCD. And then I went to the kitchen and wiped down the stove and counters, washed all the rest of the dishes and washed &...
I haven't cleaned the bathroom.
I did half the dishes tho! I wrote down lyrics for the man child. I made dinner (potatoes o’brian and two eggs for the man child) I washed, and dried (I KNOW!), Tony’s work clothes. I clean and swept the living room. I ignored the cable man while he replaced my modem by playing Lego Pirates of the Caribbean. I kissed Hannah a lot. I rubbed Jeremiah’s forehead down with...
A Pirate's Life For Me!
Sometimes I sit around with my 6yr old watching numerous youtube videos (I hate youtube) that all center around the “A Pirate’s Life For me! song. Sigh. And then I have to sit and write down all the lyrics on a piece of paper so he can carry it around and “practice.” For those of you that are 6yrs old at heart: A Pirate’s Life for Me! Yo ho, yo ho! A...
Last year, with a few hats knitted by my sister to help, I knitted and donated 38 hats to the local homeless shelter, Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM.) All various sizes, but mostly adult sized hats. I used any kind of yarn I could get my hands on, tho if I specifically bought for it I bought Lion Brand Wool Ease for the warmth of the wool and the fact it won’t shrink; that brand...
Comcast came out today and replaced my modem and NOW I HAVE INTERNET AGAIN! Woo HOO!! First stop: E-mail Second stop: Tumblr Third stop: Ravelry!
My internet is finally back up. But it is SO SLOW it’s worse than dial-up. And I pay for cable internet. Bah!
North African Cornish Hens
This is one of my go-to recipes if I want something savory and impressive that looks like I actually bothered to spend time in the kitchen (but in reality takes about 10mintes to stick in the oven.) North African Cornish Hens: Yields 4 servings This recipe is from the wonderful book, KWANZAA: An African-American Celebration of Culture and Cooking by Eric V. Copage. Ingredients: 4 Cornish...
Night got infinitely better. Snuggled kids & read them books. Tony brought me home a bunch of daisies & some caramels.
Trying to be a good mother, despite my yelling for an hour earlier about their room. Eating brownies, playing Old Maid, watching Ponyo
Gah! I wish I’d get my period. I just want to drink hot sauce and eat chocolate and I have venom in my soul tonight.
My internet isn’t working. I’m so angry over the kids’ room I really feel like my head will explode. We’re having frozen pizza for dinner.
Hannah fell asleep at 9:30 on the way home from Dairy Queen last night. When she started stirring and looking around at 11 I got her up to go use the bathroom, figuring it had been since about 8pm and she’d drank half a can of Dr Pepper and it couldn’t hurt. Except it WOKE HER UP. I finally got her back to bed at about 3am. I decided to skip walking this morning because after...
I just love this movie.
With ever fiber of my being; I really do. It makes me smile just to watch it. “Gomez, darling. Marvelous news! I’m going to have a baby. Right. Now.” “Mrs Addams, would you like anesthesia?” “No, but do ask the children.” Like totally yo, my Mom had kids like this all the time. Diantha was born in like 30minutes start to finish. The Morticia...
mysevenkids replied to your photo: Finished Saartjes Booties, made to use up the rest… You are wonderful. Nah. She was excited though. She was like “SQUEE THOSE ARE THE CUTEST THINGS EVER! I can put them in my hope...
Leather straps… *whimper* Red hot pokers…” “Later,...– Gomez and Morticia Addams, The Addams Family
Cutting up several billion baby blankets
to make a sort of t-shirt type quilt that a woman is paying me to make for her grandson from all his baby blankets. And bibs. It’ll be awesome when I’m done, I have an idea in my head. I just don’t know how I’m going to pull it off LOL! Gonna have to take a break and make myself a chicken soft taco in a minute.
Every morning when I walk, about halfway thru my walk all I can think about is food. Almost every single day it’s a hamburger with bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, mustard and jalapenos. AND hot wings. And shrimp cocktail. But what I really do when I get home is pour a huge glass of ice water and eat a FiberOne bar. (Chocolate, at least.)
ficklechick replied to your post: Tony just called me from work omg..what does he do for a living?? He works for a company called Magna which manufactures the steel industrial framing parts for Honda, GM and Ford motor company (to name just a...
Tony just called me from work
I had wondered why he didn’t call me at 7:30 like he normally does when he goes to lunch but I just figured he got busy and had to take a late lunch. Not quite. He hurt himself, ran into a press or something somehow and had to leave and go to the Emergency Room to get 10 stitches (3 of them very “deep” they told him, whatever that means.) Sigh. I’ve been all panic...
woolysoft replied to your post: I really want to hit some thrift stores and pick… Do you have Savers around you? Its even cheaper than goodwill in most cases. I got a whole summer wardrobe with every piece under $3. Sadly no… Though I...
I really want to hit some thrift stores and pick up some huge ugly old dresses that I can upcycle into cute little dresses and skirts. How come I only remember this when I’ve been broke for a month and will for 2 more weeks?
My kids must think I'm absolutely stupid
that I can’t hear them running around in circles upstairs in MY room where they are supposed to be laying on the bed and having a quiet time. Did I think it would work? No. But them up there, away from me, for a while seemed like a good idea. I’ve put together a ham, onion and spinach quiche, put in a load of laundry and cast off a baby slipper. Will they still get in trouble?...
live-vida asked: For me lemon helps bring my sugar down a lot. Also chewing sugar free gum i suppose.
Are there any foods that lower blood sugar? Not ones that don’t help raise it, but ones that actually lower it?
2 beers done. I’m starting to feel pretty fantastic. I think Ineed a shot of Jack. Should I knit No Button Baby Booties (ravelry link) or read the new Diane Mott Davidson Goldy-culinary mystery “Crunch Time”? I’m having a hard time typing correct. Cheery thought. Goodnight.
Changed out Hannah’s earring one on mine, with minimal screaming. In fact, she just cried instead of screaming blood curdling screams like someone was killing her. It’s very odd. I almost think she hit her earring really hard on something because I applied light pressure to it and nothing came out and her earring wasn’t goopy at all. (TMI, I know.) But her ear is SO...
Bad bad bad bad day
Hannah’s right ear is all swollen where it’s pierced. Huge, like I’m gonna have to squeeze it and pop all the crap out of it. I look forward to that. (not). Had 13 1-4yr olds at church tonight in the class I was watching. Had 2 kids (brothers) who had something that the EMT said he was “90% sure was chicken pox.” Wonderful. My kids haven’t had their...
Watching The Fellowship of the Ring
because it makes me immensely happy and peaceful.
I really hate my brother. He’s 23. He has *ZERO* responsibility. He’s a Marine reservist and when he’s not currently active in that, he’s the laziest fucking thing (yeah I said it, sue me) on the planet. He’s a leech too. He continues to drain off my mom, time, money, resources. He has an appartment that he now shares with my Dad. So in the 4 months since he...
Lazin' on a Sunday Afternoon...
er, morning. I’ll be lazin’ on a Sunday afternoon later too though. We set the alarm for 8:30 so we could go to an earlier service at church because the kids and I are going to head over to Kingston about 1 to spend the afternoon with Tony’s Mom and step-Dad to have dinner, let the kids play. Cheryl’s going to go pick up Nana at the nursing home for the day, my SIL...
Betsy is sad because
she fell asleep for a nap on the couch when my kids did. Veronica let her sleep 30mins then sat her big stupid butt down on B & woke her up. Like effing jeez, can you not SEE a child laying on the couch? Sit on the OTHER side of the couch. Dammit! Diantha (16) and Veronica (13) also woke up Jeremiah after he’d slept only about 10 freaking minutes cause they wouldn’t stop...
I had no green beans.
I thought of making corn, but then I realized corn is simply another starch so that really wouldn’t put us any ahead would it? I sliced up some apples for the kids to eat. Fruit substitute for a veggie. Works, until you realize that it won’t combat all the other crap they’re eating.
Amid a myriad of tears
Hannah feel asleep on my lap. I knew she needed a nap 4 hours ago. I convinced her to just sit with me and let me hold her until she calmed down. Out she went. My brothers and sisters, minus 2 brothers (one being an idiot) are sitting on my huge couch watching Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. I told Jeremiah to go get Hannah’s huge purple fluffy pillow (3’ square!) and lay...
My children love me, above all
Jeremiah stroked my hair and patted my head and said in an adoring voice, “Mama…you definitely need to get a straightener because your hair is FUZ…ZZZZZZ…EEE” And Hannah just drew a picture of me on a magne-doodle with a blow dryer.