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Boots and Catching Up

17 Jan

First off, what’s going on with booties? Not baby booties. I know what’s up with those. No, these…

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These are booties.

I just completed amassing my collection of shin-high boots in all necessary colors because I was told this was what all the grown up classy ladies were wearing these days, but I see that once again fashion has moved on without asking me if I’m ready and we’re all about these tiny little ankle grazers now. Incidentally, naturally, and not surprisingly, these mini boots seem to be just as expensive as their knee reaching counterparts. Whaa? It’s like 75% less shoe! Actually, I give myself a pat on the back for even noticing this fashion trend, seeing as how not that long ago I was found wandering lost and confused behind a TJ Maxx wearing sneakers and socks with capri pants.

I haven’t blogged in like a year and a half, but what else is new? Things have happened in the last year that would be awkward for me to talk about on such a public platform, but they have resulted in my family setting out to find a new church. We seem to have found one that we so far love very much. It is deeply biblically based, and all about that Jesus! The whole thing has been quite painful, but I can definitaly say I’m moving closer and closer each day to God, more now than I have in years, and I can be nothing but grateful for that. Anyway, I don’t want to get into it further here, but if you would like to know more about that transition, I am more than happy to talk about it privately!

In other news:

  • In a post I wrote a couple years ago I stated that I had never watched The Big Bang Theory, however the reverse is now true since my parents loaned us seasons 1-7 on DVD. After a two month binge I now need therapy to deal with the fact that I can only watch it once a week. #shamy #lenny. I hate hashtags, really. Especially ones that are like, a whole sentance. #no #stop #don’t #why
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  • I began working in a contract position with a web design company writing content. This is largely the reason why I hadn’t blogged in so long, since at first the work was so mind crushingly MUCH that I kept forgetting to sleep and feed my children. Here is a selfie I took during that time:
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  • Work has leveled off as time has gone on, which is good for my children because they get to eat regularly now and I remember to take showers daily again.
  • My baby girl started preschool! And Dance!
  • My big boy started Jiu Jitsu and is doing awesome!
  • My bird decor has finally overgrown my kitchen and has spilled out into my living room!

Until next time, xoxo


Are you still there? I am.

21 Jun

Well. Hello there!

So it’s 2012, in case you weren’t sure. Almost 3 years after my last blog post. Not sure what exactly happened after that last post. Amnesia? Depression that no one besides my mother ever commented (I love you Ma!)? I appear to have completely forgotten that I even had a blog.

I’m really sad to have lost documentation of the last 3 years. I could’ve had a real nice little diary to look back on. From continuing the journey of trying to sell our house to finally deciding to let go and call Texas our home. Finding an amazing church home and reconnecting with God. My husband finding and devoting his life to the Lord, and thriving in his career. Our son growing into the vibrant 4 year old he is today. The birth of our daughter, who is a month away from her first birthday.

Our cat still vomits on the floor. But now we have wood, so it’s not so bad. Plus strangers no longer traipse through our house regularly, so I don’t care if she does. I once again deal with occasionally stinky cloth diapers, but there was like 2 years there where they were all packed away in a closet and I didn’t have that problem. Unfortunately you missed that. I’m still painfully cheap. I have aged 3 years but amazingly, have retained much of my charm. See, in many ways life is just as it was.


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