"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
who are willing to work and give to those who would not."
--Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

It's just never ending!


Some weeks the lessons just keep on coming!

So this week I learned that:

1. if your 7 year old son makes up a board game you might find yourself dancing like a chicken, acting like Winnie the Pooh, making the letter H out of playdough and doing the karate chop dance! (Don't ask!)

2. eating buttered popcorn while watching the Winter Olympics can make you feel like a big lazy pig! LOL!

3. doing this search in Google (how do I make holes in the side of my fabric) will lead you to just the thing you need and you'll be excited because you had no idea it existed a few seconds ago and now it's on it's way to your home.

4. Lent isn't just for Catholics like I used to think.

5. after making the decision to take part in Lent and give up, *gulp* chocolate, I noticed that our anniversary is on the same day it starts! Oy! Stupid! LOL! Now that will be a test! (Mental note, try looking at a calendar before you start something!)

6. I made the best biscuits and sausage gravy on the planet for breakfast the other day. I'll be posting it on my cooking blog today!

7. the crinkle of a bag, that may or may not have chocolate in it, will bring your children out of the woodwork, but open up a bag of carrots and you have them allllllll to yourself! Why can't carrots taste like chocolate but still be good for you?

Well that's it for now!
Join Jo-Lynn from Musings of a Housewife if you to learned some stuff this week!

HUGS!

18 comments:

  1. Delightful post! Thanks for bringing a big smile to my day.

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  2. LOL. Yeah, Clair has been making up the 'best games in the world' lately. (they really make no sense.. I figured that out when
    I was told to run around like a mad bull! "Uh.. why??? I just won!?") lol
    So Lent starts on your Anniversary eh? *gasp* Poor you!!! Aww! That really stinks... so what will Mr. W. be getting you for the special day,,, maybe chocolate that you can eat in 40 days!

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  3. Yeah...one time I fasted desserts with a friend (praying for her marriage). I just happened to give it up right before Halloween, Thanksgiving, Brea's 1st birthday, and Christmas...WHAT was I thinking???

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  4. Some how I can be eating healthy and still feel like I don't quite measure up to those that participate in the Olympics. They are amazing that is for sure.

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  5. #3 is throwing me for a loop....????

    AND I'm not even going to discuss #5...nope, not sayin' a thing. nope. not me...I'm keepin my mouth shut. yup.

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  6. Ok, just one thing....Um chocolate? HELLOOOOOOOOOOOO I do believe this takes us through MY BIRTHDAY Does anyone in this blog know what kind of cake Kathy has on her birthday?????? Hello? Is anyone in there????

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  7. Good for you giving up chocolate! I don't think I could do that right now. Well, for God - yes, but I feel certain he is not asking this pregnant woman to do that. :)

    Fun lessons - love the karate chop dance!

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  8. ok I'm w/Kathy on #3....HUH?

    My dear the Lord is your s=Strength and HE will do amazing things during Lent in and through you ~ of this, I have NO DOUBT!

    heading to your cooking blog now! I finally started that book review blog....we shall see how it works!
    I have missed you!

    Love you

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  9. Good luck with Lent - just think how amazing those chocolate eggs are going to taste after the wait. X.

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  10. Chocolate, huh? Good for you - and good luck!! You'll do great!

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  11. Love your learnings friend!!

    And I can help you out by eating your share of Kathy's birthday cake - anything for a friend. ;)

    Big carrots-and-chocolate-should-not-be-mentioned-in-the-same-sentence hugs to you!! :) Have a super day!

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  12. I suppose you could try chocolate covered carrots ? :}

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  13. Kim,

    One can only wonder just what kind of games your kids are dreaming up? They sure sound like a lot of fun!

    Love and Hugs ~ Kat

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  14. I know!! The Olympics are supposed to inspire us to get up and go...not sit down and eat!

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  15. I feel the same way when I'm watching athletes on TV! I'm usually eating some chocolate and feel a sinking feeling while watching "Dancing with the stars". :D

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  16. Had to crack up about the board game and the bag of chocolate. My oldest can hear a gum wrapper from around the block. LOL
    Hugs,
    MImi

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  17. Lol! Do you have any idea how much money we would save if google searches weren't so darn easy?? I love your list. :)

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  18. LOL at the made up board game! I would love to watch that game being played. :)

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