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So, Good News Is I Didn't Pee Myself...

Seriously, this is exciting news. I have had 3 kids. I have had 3 gigantic kids. Two of those giants were vaginal deliveries. #3 decided to be spontaneous and insist on a C-section. Yeah, that was fun. So, the exciting result of 3 kids that NO ONE EVER TALKS ABOUT?! You pee yourself. It's true. I leaked a little after I had Diva. After twins? I pee myself. What causes it? Laughing, coughing (bronchitis is a death sentence), sneezing, jumping, running, hop scotch, jump rope and any other jarring activity. It's embarrassing. And, before anyone says "Oh, just do kegel's. It will stop that." I've been doing kegel's since 2007. It's not helping. I still pee.  So, what happened that I didn't pee myself? I would LOVE to tell you. I went to Body Pump before dawn this morning. Half way during class the instructor had us do a move that was terrifying and caused me to panic a little. Well, a lot. A whole lot. She expected the class to jump on and off of our …

You Win Some, You Lose Some...

I have had a streak lately of making dinners that my kids L-O-V-E. I plan on leftovers and they eat it all for dinner. I knew my good luck was going to run out soon. I'm not used to the happy plate club. Well, my luck ran out tonight. I made a Curry Chicken Salad that I found at 100 Days of Real Food. My kids LOVE chicken salad. Olivia requests it on a regular basis. And meatloaf. Seriously. What kind of kid requests chicken salad and meatloaf as her two favorite foods? I saw a different recipe for chicken salad and thought it sounded like a yummy alternative to the normal one I make. And better yet, it was somewhat healthy. I had some chopped turkey in the freezer I pulled out instead of chicken. Same difference right? Also, I added raisins and some apple to the salad thinking that would be yummy in it. The first thing I discovered tonight is that my kids no longer like raisins. I'm not sure when that happened. Pretty sure they were eating them a few days ago. I'm really …

It's Not Wednesday, But This Is What She Wore

I guess you can say 'What She Wore Thursday.' It was just to good not to share!
She tried to get away with just wearing the shirt and tights....um, no. No. Just no. Not the look I want my 6 year old to have! I told her to put on a skirt, pants, dress, something. This is what she came up with.

Chairs

Monday, as I was taking off my seat covers in the kitchen to wash~again....the thought hit me. Why don't I just recover the seats in something that can be wiped off? My current method of washing my seat covers almost daily and using my little green machine to clean the chairs on a regular basis was exhausting. So...thinking that I am a GENIUS I load the Dudes up and we go to the fabric store. I was tempted by all the fun patterns and colors, but opted for a dark "coffee" color in a faux leather. I bring the fabric home and it sits on my counter for 2 days. Why? Because, I have no earthly idea how to recover a chair. None. Nada. Zilch. So, me recovering all 6 of my kitchen chairs is a GENIUS idea. Right? This morning was another rainy, cold, miserable day. The Dudes were playing and happy this morning so I thought it was as good a time as any to recover some chairs. I consult the all knowing and wise Google on what I should do. Luckily you type in "How to recover a c…

I've Completely Lost My Sense of Humor...

And it's only noon. Can I have a do-over on today?
*We have mice. They are outside on the patio right now. But, since my children leave the door open all the time I'm expecting them to invade inside pretty soon. Mice completely freak me out. They are on my list with roaches. I'm not deathly afraid of them like snakes, but I don't like them and they creep me out. We have them. Mr. Mayer thinks I am being completely unreasonable about the situation. He thinks I should man up and kill them when I see them. I don't think he should be so mean about the situation. A little understanding about my dislike would go a long way. I mean, I kill spiders for him.
*My garage door is not working today. I discovered this at 5am. It's been an ongoing guessing game for a few months now. Some days it works. Some days it doesn't. At least it picked a fair weather day to not work. It's usually raining.
*About 5 minutes after Mr. Mayer and Diva left this morning I fell all th…