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Mother’s Day- 2015

This Mother’s Day has been a little different from the rest… maybe because my first child has fled the coop.  I feel his absence in a way I never thought was possible.  As long as I could remember, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day…

It’s Mother’s Day Weekend… see what I did there, Sanj?  I took a Day and made a Weekend out of it!  I am so proud, exhausted and grateful to be mama to six beautiful, energetic, crazy boys.  It is a … Continue reading

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Happy NO SOCKS Day!!!

It’s Friday!!! It’s the weekend!!! It’s Mother’s Day weekend!!! It’s gorgeous outside!!! And we are going SHOPPING!!! Wahoo!!! I love Fridays!  It is my favourite day of the week.  I love knowing that it’s the end of a week and … Continue reading

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Tonsil Hockey and Letting Go….

I’m sitting here, settling in to write my post when I hear Josh asking Sanj, “Dad, what’s tonsil hockey?”  My shoulders are shaking as I find myself laughing out loud knowing full well Sanj is not going to touch that … Continue reading

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October 15, 2014

October 15, 2014 was the last time I posted on my blog.  Oh my goodness so much as happened since then.  I miss writing immensely.  I miss the outlet it is for me … the memories and thoughts that are … Continue reading

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Housewife…

Today I am actually a stay at home mom literally.  It helps that outside is grey and blah, making me want to stay home.  Laundry is getting done, dinner is marinating and I am feeling good. Today I am trying … Continue reading

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God Always Comes Thru…

I have to admit, I was very whiny last week.  I am sure God was looking at me shaking His head.  I was called Jonah by Sanj.  This is the weekend of Thanksgiving.  Every year for the past at least … Continue reading

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Overwrought…

I’m feeling a little overwrought right now.  I don’t think I have ever used that word-  overwrought.  Today Sanj left for Minneapolis for some conference.  I feel bad because I know he wasn’t feeling a 100% when he left.  I guess … Continue reading

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George…

It feels like I just ran a marathon!  It feels like that most mornings getting my brood out the door.  Josh is like 6 children in one.  Every morning he tells me he is sick- for real this time.  The … Continue reading

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Ruff Ruff…

It’s Friday and we all survived the first week of school!!! Every where I go, people that know I have 6 boys will laugh and say, “Bet your glad school’s back!”  Yet you know, I love summer.  I won’t lie, … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Physical…

Is it a  universal thing for boys to be physically constantly?  Please tell me…  or is it just my boys?  Whenever we visit the in laws, this is the activity the entire visit.  Apparently the grandparents living area is the … Continue reading

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Camping 2014

I am by no means the outdoorsy kind of girl.  My idea of enjoyment would be a beautiful cottage on a lake with A/C and all the comforts of our modern world.  So, the few times I went camping in … Continue reading

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A Day In the Life Of…

OMGoodness! I survived yesterday!!!  It was a crazy day – crazy because the boys were full of something. I love summer with the boys, road trips, day trips and lazy days. They are the best days and full of awesome … Continue reading

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A Flaw in Chemistry …

Do you remember where you were when you heard Princess Di died? (We were at a friend’s house, spending  the night, I was sitting on the sofa by the window, when Sanj came in from a practice and told us). … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Anniversary …

Summer 2014 is off to a crazy start!!!  This weekend we celebrated my inlaws 50th wedding anniversary in style.  (This was Sanj’s and my 20th wedding anniversary- which I will blog about soon). We had about a 140 folks from … Continue reading

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Max Says Goodbye…

Da da da da da da da da da… If you hum this to the tune of Pomp and Circumstance, this is what I was listening to and my heart felt heavy.  Sanj was playing this on the piano, practicing … Continue reading

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Did You Know That I am SO 2-Faced?

Yesterday was a day I was in teen hell.  It only takes one over wrought, irrational, overflowing with crazy hormones to feel like the world, or his parents, for that matter that, has ganged up on him.   Life is … Continue reading

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Hell Fire!

I have to admit, I really struggle getting up for church.  I am so tired.  And it’s another day to nag the crew to get up and get ready.  Usually though, once I am there and the singing begins, the … Continue reading

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Aunty Acid Says…

I love Aunty Acid!!! There are so many that shout out THAT’S ME that I can’t even pick my favorite.  This one is such a true statement.  Sanj comes home from work and usually will not take his shoes off … Continue reading

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Crazy Me!

I was going to start this off by making excuses for not writing more because …. but I won’t even bother. Yesterday we – Sanj and I were in the car (Kid 4 was there too) and we off to … Continue reading

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