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Preparing for a Flood

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I thought I was doing good. We were getting ready to go and I noticed my eight-year-old's nails looked like shovels on the ends of his fingers. "Please trim your nails before we go." As he walked away I noticed his pants were too short. "Change your pants too, those are too short now." And as he was rounding the corner I yelled, "Don't forget to brush your teeth!"
Before walking out the door I asked if he had taken care of everything I asked of him. "Yes mom, I even flossed." That a boy! We all piled in the vehicle as I was mentally ticking off boxes. Coats, check. Shoes, check. (It's winter, you'd think that would be a given, but no. It has happened.) Books, bags, check. Hair, umm looks pretty good, check. Keys, wallet, cellphone, check.
We thankfully arrived at our destination, on-time no less! As Mason (the eight-year-old) is getting out of the car I notice his white socks peeking out at the ankle. While he is running ahead o…

Simple Woman's Daybook

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simple woman's daybook
For Today February 12, 2019
Looking out my window... it is a snow-y, blow-y, blizzard-y and cold winter day, again.
I am thinking... how beautiful the snow is.  It's like being tucked in a blanket of white.
I am thankful... for a husband with a strong back and good work ethic.
One of my favorite things.... my built-in bookcase (and the books that live there).
I am creating... or will be creating a snowman with the kids today.

February Photo A Day // Day One // Something Blue

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day one // something blue


See all the amazing photos taken by talented people from all over the world. Head over to Fat Mum Slim for the February 2019 photo a day challenge. Maybe you want to join in the fun yourself!