2015 in Review

I wanted to share this with all of you. Thank you for making 2015 an excellent year. I hope to have an even better year in 2016! ❤

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Getting the Playroom Back Under Control

Getting the Playroom Back Under Control

Shopping for kids around two years old must be fun because our son received a lot more toys than I expected this Christmas. The toys themselves varied widely between battery-run, which talk non-stop, and old fashioned 1″ blocks. When we first brought them home I didn’t have the energy to do much else besides assemble them and toss them into a pile for him to scatter to the wind. Now that things have calmed down I’ve been able to organize them a bit more intelligently.

I’m resuming the, “one thing with small pieces out at a time,” rule. I broke it spectacularly right after Christmas and couldn’t really expect anyone else to follow it when there were 4-5 toys with small pieces strewn about the house. So far he doesn’t seem to mind. He’s much more interested in playing with my vacuum anyway, at the moment at least.

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Christmas? Not Ready!

I’m not ready for Christmas. All the gifts haven’t even arrived yet. One box is scheduled to show up Christmas Eve. I’m going to be wrapping presents on Christmas Eve. It’s going to be glorious. I already have all the food for “Christmas dinner” on Christmas Eve thankfully. My husband asked me last night to pick up something from the grocery store “when I go” and then asked if I was going today. Today? The 23rd of December? Go to a place where they sell gifts? Hah! He’s a funny man. No more stores for me until after Christmas and even then, only stores where the returns and checkout counters are seperate.

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