My GrandpaT always said at nearly every meal to at least one of us grandkids "Why don't you eat and leave the food alone?" Which, to a 5 yr old, is pretty confusing. I think I have it figured out, but don't tell my family. We all believe what we want about Grandpa's words of wisdom on just about everything in the world.
For me, I will simply say - it makes me wonder what in the world I really have eaten myself into...

Tuesday, December 20, 2011


Yay! I can't say enough about this time of year. It's been magical, frustrating, insomnia inducing, and cuddle worthy all in one this season.
We're broke, but Christmas is happening, thanks to some creative accounting and a few cyberfriends.
That's all I can say today! Have a MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Shopping with Fubs

I reallytruly love that he likes to do the grocery shopping with me. It's helpful, and nice to not HAVE to do it all by myself, then hope when I get home that he's of present mind and comes to help unload. Because he is in the car with me..and helps unload! He also does the "oops, I forgot this" running for me so I don't have to push the cart 3 aisles back to get the sugar. I also tend to stick to this list better, actually I tend to cut a lot out of the list because with him there I'm more mindful of how much I tend to stock pile just cuz I can, not because we truly need it.


can I PLEASE get a trip in all by myself just once, like once every 3 months? You know the kind of grocery trip where I get to wander the aisles and see what the new products are really like and if the coupon I have is enough to make me try them. Also, if I was able to take my time like I like to do I probably wouldn't forget the sugar as much and wouldn't need to back track much, if at all. Also, Peaches could push the cart which she loves to do, but I don't let her when Fubs is with us because he has no patience for an 8 yr old and their inability to keep the aisles moving.

I just really would like that. Just once in awhile. I might get to buy a bakery box of NoBake cookies and stash them since if I make them myself...he knows it... and eats them.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Merry Christmas!

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I can't believe it's Dec. 1st already. Even Peaches said to me "Mommy! It's the 1st of December!" Like she thinks this month is special or something.

Thanks to programs like Toys for Tots, and the United Way's very cheap "Breakfast with Santa" we get to have fun this Christmas and more than the 3 gifts I can afford... but she and B-Ro have no idea how tight things are this year...uhhhgain.

I'd like to scrape together the $30 bucks it takes for the four of us to get to D.C. and go see the National Christmas tree this year. What and awesome experience that would be!

Anyway...not much to report on the weightloss front. I'm actually considering Lap-Band... FML
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