Thursday Thirteen: The Bucket List

Posted on August 28, 2008 - Filed Under 13 Things | Leave a Comment

So my sister and I were chatting last night about how we`ve done so little with our lives and we decided to make our own bucket lists and encourage each other to do the stuff on them. Perfect for a Thursday 13, though obviously there are more than 13 things on my list, but I [...]

13 Reasons I´m a Terrible Mom

Posted on June 19, 2008 - Filed Under 13 Things | Leave a Comment

There are more than a few people who would think I´m doing an awful job of raising kids. I personally think they are turning out ok, but to keep myself humble . . . here are 13 reasons I´m not a good mom.

I have been known, when asked for crackers or raisins, to say something [...]

13 Things I Couldn´t Live Without

Posted on May 1, 2008 - Filed Under 13 Things | 2 Comments

There are a lot of things in our lives and while we can probably live without most of them . . . there are a few things that are just necessary! (these are not in any particular order)

My boys (does that count as two?)
Irving
Chocolate
Coffee
Books
Fresh air (I´d never survive in a big, smoggy city)
Popcorn
A digital camera
Internet
My [...]

13 Weird Facts About Me

Posted on April 24, 2008 - Filed Under 13 Things | 2 Comments

It´s Thursday and I´ve been really awful about doing Thursday Thirteens lately, but I think today is a good day to do one.  So 13 weird facts about me.
1. I like fruit, but absolutely detest papaya and mango. The texture of both fruits is just so slimy and disgusting!
2. I really enjoy reading young adult [...]

13 Things On My Floor

Posted on February 28, 2008 - Filed Under 13 Things | 1 Comment

Today I thought I´d share 13 things that are on my floor at this very second:
1. A baby.
2. A frying pan.
3. A box of margarine.
4. A toy truck (Mack, from Cars)
5. a broken Cars backpack.
6. A half-chewed brown crayon (maybe they thought it was chocolate?)
7. Ketchup handprints
8. Dorian´s blanket.
9. A loaf pan.
10. The board book [...]

13 Things That Make My Heart Sing

Posted on January 24, 2008 - Filed Under 13 Things | 4 Comments

I haven´t been able to do Wordless Wednesday because I´m still on my brother-in-law´s computer and it has very limited space for downloading photos, so I´m going to try and get back into Thursday Thirteen. To bring the mood up a bit, I´m going with 13 things that make my heart sing.
1. Waking [...]

Thirteen Things I´ve Learned Online This Week

Posted on January 10, 2008 - Filed Under 13 Things | 6 Comments

I spent WAY too much time surfing the internet this week instead of really working, but I did learn some rather interesting things.
1. Did you know you can make bread without baking it? I had no idea until I read this blog on the raw food diet.
2. Modular homes aren´t just cookie cutter houses [...]

13 Odd Things in Our Toybox

Posted on December 13, 2007 - Filed Under 13 Things | 2 Comments

So, I was just picking up all the toys last night and I realized that there are some very odd things in that toybox! So, I thought I would share.
1. Socks. Three or four mismatched ones, some are Dorian´s, some are Dante´s.
2. Bottle nipple. These appear all over the house, so [...]

Thirteen Things I Love About Being a Mom

Posted on November 29, 2007 - Filed Under 13 Things | 1 Comment

 I always swore I would never get married or have kids . . . so much for that, huh? Anyway, while it is really a challenge to be a mom, it does have its good points.
1. Kids make great conversation openers when you meet new people, no need to talk about weather or sports [...]

Thirteen Reasons It´s Good to Have Boys

Posted on November 7, 2007 - Filed Under 13 Things | 4 Comments

When I was pregnant with Dante, everyone kept saying, “Oh, maybe this time you´ll be lucky and have a girl!” But I didn´t want a girl, I wanted a boy. So, for today´s Thursday Thirteen, I present a list of reasons why it´s great to have boys.
1.  I grew up with 3 sisters [...]

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