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Home Sweet Home

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We bought our current house just about a month after we got married. I was in Australia for work for the closing and Big Guy had to do all of the paperwork himself. Poor thing! We moved in a month after that and the following month we were pregnant. It was a whirlwind process. For […]

Holy Rabbit Poop, Batman!

We took the kids into the backyard on Saturday because the snow had started to dwindle and the weather was gorgeous. Unfortunately, the yard is covered in some sort of small mammal poop. Big Guy thought rabbits, but I thought maybe skunk. What does skunk poop look like? Anyway, Big Guy made a big deal […]

Quiet, Rainy Weekends

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LadyBug spent half the afternoon in time out in her high chair for standing on a chair. I just kept telling her to sit on the chair and she’d stand right back up again. I removed her from the chair entirely and she went right back. I tried to distract her, block the chair, basically […]

The backyard story

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Apparently it was a bad winter in New England for swimming pools. Have no idea what that means? I’ll tell you. It’s supposed to snow before it gets really cold. The snow insulates the ground and keeps the ground from getting especially cold. If it doesn’t snow early enough, the ground gets cold and creates […]

Dead and gross

When we got home, I went to check the pool. It was cloudy. And green. With things floating in it. Dead things… dragonflies, leaves, earwigs. Things like that. Oh, yeah, and a squirrel. So I have to ask… who goes away for five days and returns to a dead squirrel in their pool?! We haven’t […]


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Sigh. I’d write something intelligent, except that Little Guy woke up at 2:30am, 3:30am, 4:30am (Big Guy took that one) and needed pacifier replacement or to be rearranged in his crib. He woke up for good just before 6, and it’s been downhill from there. I should add that Big Guy normally takes morning duty, […]