Category Archives: August 2017

Crazy Town

Y’all, I felt like I was in crazy town today. Dallas went NUTS. Word started spreading that there was a gas shortage due to the hurricane, and by noon there were insane lines (like an hour+) at all gas stations. … Continue reading

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Old Lady

Y’all I went to bed at NINE THIRTY last night. Brian made fun of me and said that I was probably tired from my 4pm dinner at Luby’s… but this school routine is kicking my butt! I feel like it’s … Continue reading

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Make-Ahead Monday

It looks like this year Monday and Tuesday are going to be our crazy days. On Mondays Jack has soccer practice from 5:45-7, and on Tuesdays Isla has ballet until 5. We also have soccer practice on Friday evenings, but … Continue reading

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Broccoli-Turkey Stir Fry

I had planned on serving leftovers for dinner tonight… but then I ate all of our leftovers for lunch. Whoops. A few weeks ago I tried The Lemon Bowl’s Szechuan turkey and green beans, and tonight I did a variation … Continue reading

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Today I skipped the gym and got SO MUCH DONE at home. Cleaned my closet, cleaned both kids rooms, put away laundry, vacuumed, washed towels, actually showered and dried my hair for a change. I’m really bad about thinking of … Continue reading

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MYO Pickles

Between the eclipse and most of our friends starting their first day of school, it was a pretty exciting day on Facebook. My day was less thrilling- started week TWO of school (we’re old pros now), then the usual gym/errands/chores … Continue reading

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Easy Weeknight Fajitas

It’s almost FRIDAY! Meaning we’ve almost survived the first week of school. Also meaning I don’t have to set my alarm for 5:45. I’ve been *trying* to get up a half hour before the kids but so far that’s not … Continue reading

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Chickpea Pasta

As sad as I am to see the summer end… I forgot how much more PRODUCTIVE I can be when the kids are in school all day. It’s kind of amazing. This summer we maybe got 1 errand done per … Continue reading

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One Day Down!

One day of school down! The kids said that they had a great first day. They like their teachers and seem excited about their classes. It’s a particularly big year for Isla because she gets to eat in the cafeteria, … Continue reading

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First Day Jitters

Ahhh- first day of school tomorrow!! The backpacks are packed, school clothes laid out, pencils labeled… Seriously. 24 pencils, 48 crayons, 12 colored pencils and 8 markers. ALL WITH HIS NAME. Whyyyyyyyy? We had meet the teacher on Friday and … Continue reading

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