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Simple Sunday – Just a Bunch of Characters

Carter created these, one for each member of our family (pets included, of course). Top row: Husband, Haley, yours truly Middle row: Chloe, Sasha, James Bottom row: Carter*, Leia, Cody** *And no, we don’t let Carter smoke in real life. … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – A Wish for Soup

I was home sick from work Friday. This means that on Thursday night I had to: put in for a guest teacher, write sub plans (giving as clear of directions as I could in my feverish state on all the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Necessary Dining Room Table Items

On our dining room table can always be found several items.? We’ve got your typical salt and pepper shakers, napkin holder, and sugar bowl, with a candle for mood lighting. We also have the more atypical salt alternative and the … Continue reading

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Not Another Post About New Years Resolutions?!?

When asked if I make resolutions for the New Year, I will tell you that no, I do not. But that is not entirely truthful.? I do reflect on the year gone past and consider actions I can take to … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Seahawk Scare

We are Seattle Seahawks fans.? Or rather, I am a Seattle Seahawk fan and Husband and the kids have simply taken the path of least resistance.? I have fond memories of sitting in a large brown beanbag next to my … Continue reading

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Arctic Sled Sloths

During lunch today, Cody commented on a story headline that flashed by on our Echo Show.? It was a story that had something to do with a person successfully crossing the Arctic on their own. Feeling as though I had … Continue reading

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On how we got a Christmas Cockroach

Easley’s Fun Shop, an iconic family owned costume store here in Phoenix, is closing it’s doors after a good long run of 72 years.? Cody and Carter are very aware of this and have been for some time.? (Both boys … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunity

As I wandered through the kitchen, bags under my eyes, wearing my old, tattered, flannel pajamas and my new cozy, purple llama socks, a dog food dish in my hand, I heard Cody ask Husband what the word sexy meant. … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Southwest Christmas

I was the only member of Casa de Shoes on the Wrong Feet that wore long pants and a sweater as we walked around our local nursery searching for the perfect Christmas tree.? It was sunny and in the high … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Selfies

Yesterday, to get into the holiday spirit, we went on a walking tour of a Christmas lights display.? Along the way, some group selfies were taken.   We have never been the most photogenic of families, but that does not … Continue reading

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