Saturday, August 31, 2013


Justin: Look at that little bus over there! Now THAT'S the kind of car we need!

Me: That's a prison work van.

Justin: Well...yeah. But wouldn't it be great to have one of those cyclone fence dividers? We could dress the kids in little worksuits that are all the same would make laundry so much easier for you. And we could have a WARDEN--I mean, a nanny--sit in back there with them while we're driving. Don't you think?

Friday, August 9, 2013

School Planning

Boxes of books for the boys are starting to arrive every day in the mail, so it is time now to make a Back To School list for Mama. On my list this year: A devotional, a watch, a coffee pot, a juicer, and a trip to the chiropractor. They are coming out of the school budget, because I'm pretty sure I won't make it through the year without them!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Chocolate Cake

Mama's QOTD:

"You don't eat chocolate cake because you're hungry.  You eat chocolate cake because you have emotional problems."

Saturday, August 3, 2013


Trying to finish a conversation with my husband in this house is like