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Monday Mumblings...

Coming off a busy, wonderful weekend.

We "redid" our girls' room. It is now a gorgeous shade of raspberry with freshly repainted white trim, new to us carpet and an incredibly adorable rag rug that I stumbled upon at to come.

Because of aforementioned room redo, we had a living room full of little girl room paraphernalia...and a Confirmation party to host on Sunday. Gah. Needless to say, we nearly saw Daylight Savings go into effect on Sunday morning. At 1:45 am I panicked and promptly sent myself to bed because I just could NOT handle seeing that hour just disappear before my very eyes. So I opted to just close my eyes and deal with it in the morning.

And that party? It was a brunch...and all I've gotta say about that is, thank the good Lord for the invention of egg bakes. It saved me.

So, now I have a freshly confirmed stinkin' proud of him. 

I'm trying to be really, really patient in waiting for some gorgeous birthday boots, but COME ON Country Outfitter...14-17 days before shipping? I am dying over here. Positively dying.

We had another Winter Storm over the weekend. I scoffed at it around 11 am on Saturday and then it laughed in my face and dumped oodles of heavy, wet snow on me. It's official...I am over winter. Spring can come...and then you can listen to me complain about my allergies. ;)

And, just to make this post as completely random as I can...I am quite certain that Raffi visited my Elementary School when I was little. I vividly remember a man and a guitar singing Raffi songs and then our music teacher singing lot's of Raffi music and so I began researching Raffi and I can't confirm it yet (guess I could prolly ask my music teacher...) but I'm quite certain it was him. My brother remembers it too and my mom has vague memories of "Raffi something".

Kinda cool, huh?

Or, am I just weird for thinking this is as cool as I think it is?

I like Raffi. So there.


  1. Ohh, raspberry painted room, sounds delicious!!

    Sounds like you had a busy time!


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