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I Heart Hot Wings

I Heart Hot Wings

Another Writing Assignment I’ve been so busy with work these days that I haven’t had time to write for this blog. I made the executive decision today to give Jake the power over my blog again this week. Below is another one of Jake’s writing assignments. I’ll also include the teacher’s comments that she wrote … Continue reading

Adventures in Cooking

Adventures in Cooking

I cooked something I bet you never thought you’d read those words in this blog! After my Missing the Domestic Gene post went up, I started getting emails from friends with simple recipe ideas. And yes, Kate from Did this just Happen? I got your tator tot recipe – you’re next on our list to … Continue reading

What I Found

What I Found

The things we find The other day when I was putting the groceries away, I accidentally knocked one of the fridge magnets off. It’s one of those big clip things with a magnet glued to the back of it. When I hit it, all the papers that were in the clip fell to the floor. … Continue reading

One Fish, Two Fish

One Fish, Two Fish

With Two Fish and a Dog Our house is a very, very fine house With two fish and a dog Life used to be so hard Now everything is easy ‘Cause of you That’s the new theme song in our house. We have a new pet in our homeĀ  … everyone, meet Skittles the Fish. … Continue reading

Fins to left, Fins to the right

Fins to left, Fins to the right

A Strange Request My son Jake asked me a strange request last week …. “Can I get a fish?” Every since he turned 10, Jake has been asking for more responsibilities. Just this weekend, he asked me how to make his own breakfast. Trust me, I’m all for it. That’s one thing less on my … Continue reading

Football, Turkeys and Double Digits

Football, Turkeys and Double Digits

I have an excuse this time! Yes, I realized that I disappeared again but this time, I have a good reason. Let me break this down into where we’ve been and what we’ve been doing during our disappearing act. UGA Football The weekend that my Inner Nerd post went up, my son Jake and I … Continue reading

And this one, with the mouth

And this one, with the mouth

My Mom’s Expressions My mom use to say things like that. You’d have a pouting look on your face, she’d say “What’s with the face?” Or there was this one, “Are you crying? I’ll give you something to cry about.” And if you used any bad words, she’d look at you and say, “And this … Continue reading

Man’s Best Friend

Man’s Best Friend

I’ve shared many stories that my son Jake has written for school. Some were funny, some were from an interesting point of view and some were like … what the huh? But this one my friends … this story is just literary genius. I still can’t believe he got a 75 on this. I can … Continue reading

Little Talks

Little Talks

A Brief Update Just a bit of an update about my Yelling Less Project. I’m doing a better job at controlling my yelling since I posted the Starting Over update. With the exception of the occasional “Why don’t I hear the water running?” things I scream when he’s upstairs messing around (does that count since … Continue reading