Today is Tuesday. It’s All Good.

July 22, 2008 at 3:11 pm 1 comment

These are wonderful summer days.  It’s JUST beginning to feel like summer to me!  Listening to funny things my kids have learned, wishing I could write them ALL down as they speak.  They make me laugh so much.  I so enjoy having them with me and decline many activities to just “be family” together while we can.

About the time I begin to feel insecure as a mother, when days are long…they surprise me.  I had one vacuum the same room four times yesterday the work was so sloppy.

I promised them today I would get up early (for summer) and cook them breakfast…two of them said they were hungry at bed-time last night.  Do you know they woke me up at 7AM with a tray of scrambled eggs, toast, bacon, and a card with a flower drawn on it?  They were going to pick one, but there were already bees on the bush today!  Man!  I love my kids.  I don’t deserve their mercy and grace.

Last night cooking supper, they have finally gotten old enough I can assign them jobs and responsibilities in the kitchen.  I can teach them how to do basic things and we all work together.  However, last night, I asked Boy Wonder to wipe down the table.  Since he couldn’t find a cloth, he just soaked a thick kitchen towel for the job!

They are still begging to not load the dishwasher so we can “do that thing where we wash the dishes by hand” again!  Ah!  I love the spirit!

We did find some deals at Wal*Mart today for school supplies, but they were out of the 70 page spiral notebooks.  Also, I was unsure about one child’s placement to get supplies.  Someone said it was posted at the school.

Get this:  Goldilocks THREE different sets of dividers!  (2 of them were eight tabbed, pocketed dividers!  No, Wal*Mart doesn’t carry those). She should be VERY organized!  She also had, if we bought with Wal*Mart prices, $12 in potential Post*It notes that were asked for on her list!  We stopped by the dollar store…I hope they “stick”!

The local Op Center had Dunkin’ Donuts French Vanilla bags of coffee for $2.00 a bag, and it’s pretty good…smooth.  I also bought to quarts of blackberries there for $2.50 a piece.  Beats Kroger anyway!  They are a little tart, but will make a great cobbler!

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  • 1. Stacey  |  July 22, 2008 at 4:46 pm

    I had no idea they had food at the Op Center. I love Dunkin Donuts Coffee. I prefer their regular breakfast blend but I like vanilla, too… and for $2. 😀

    We bought the best blackberries at the Cadiz Farmer’s Market on Saturday. They were huge and SO good and a big container was $4. They were tame blackberries and the lady who sells them also sells lots and lots of cut flowers. I love going to their farmer’s market. They always have 6-8 booths minimum. So fun!

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