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Wilderness at the Smokies Hotel & Waterpark Resort in Sevierville, TN
{Winter Stay & Play FAM at Wilderness at the Smokies}

Oh to be snuggled by a 9 year old!

I was in bed this afternoon trying to not feel sorry for myself when my son came and got in bed with me. We were like 2 spoons in the drawer. It was nice. It got even better when he started talking about what a good mother I am. Then he left me to go for a walk and I took a quick power nap.And now it is almost 11pm and guess who is wide awake?????That would be me. I have been a total bum! Nothing new to type. No progress on the quilt. I haven’t picked up a book. I haven’t cooked anything to share. Nothing….I’m sorry. LOLTomorrow we might join all the other families and purchase a minivan. How exciting eh? LOL I’ll post later on this matter.Well, think I’ll play a few games and then try to get my beauty sleep. Night Night.

I’m really not that woman.

I finally was able to read the text book link on his page and I am so not that woman. LOL I am going to mark out the things that do not happen at our house and (add some comments). LOLHOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE
Home Economics High School Text Book, 1954
Have dinner ready. Plan ahead, even the night before, to have a delicious meal, on time.(A couple nights a week we have take-out, to which he brings home or goes back out to pick up.) This is a way of letting him know that you have been thinking about him and are concerned about his needs. (I cook because everyone is hungry.) Most men are hungry when they come home and the prospect of a good meal are part of the warm welcome needed. (He never expects that I will cook. I am happy to cook.)
Prepare yourself. Take 15 minutes to rest so that you’ll be refreshed when he arrives. Touch up your makeup, put a ribbon in your hair and be fresh-looking. He has just been with a lot of work-weary people. Be a little gay and a little more interesting. His …

Where has Michelle been?

On the couch or in bed whenever she could be!That’s where I have been. I have been under the weather and I don’t see any relief in sight for a bit. UGH.I have only left the house to get a few groceries and pick the kids up from school. I am living in my comfy pj’s as well. LOLWhat has everyone else been doing?

Survived The Weekend

Hello Hello….. H & B2 really liked school Thursday and Friday. I know they are going to be fine. Since school has started the house phone will not stop ringing due to H handing out our number. Lucky us!Saturday we got up and decided on a trip. We headed to Mount Mitchell. We knew it would be cooler up there and a nice drive. Of course H & B2 weren’t thrilled but I knew once we got up there, they would be fine.We were unable to walk up the trail to it this trip. Be open in September. So, we had lunch at the restaurant there. It was really nice. There was a Gospel (sort of) band playing. It was breathtaking looking out and seeing the mountains. It made me feel very blessed to live where I do. Just a quick drive and I am at the highest spot this side of the Mississippi. And having lunch there. Then we had a birthday dinner to go to at Olive Garden. I just don’t like their food. The past few times I have been made to go there; I wasn’t happy at all. Anyway…Today has been very lazy…

Might as well sign over my unborn child.

School starts tomorrow!!!!!So today has been busy. Going to two different schools, meeting 2 great teachers. Let’s not forget signing a boatload of papers. I wouldn’t doubt it if I signed over my unborn child in them. Both kids are excited about school starting. I am as well. But I am sad as well. Who will entertain me during the week now??? Oh, I know. Lil O can and my wonderful HB. Lets not mention the new exciting changes going on in our family.I noticed yesterday some of my flowers are dying for the season. I think this weekend I will go through them and give some of them a good burial. Then I can bring the pots into the basement for next spring. WOW, where did the summer go? I still didn’t get to lay on the beach this summer. Maybe me and hubby can do that later this year or very early next year before April. (HINT HINT HONEY!)I have my sisters quilt laid out and it is ready for me to sew. I am not that thrilled with it. Maybe it’s the kiddie colors. I know it will be beautiful w…

Don’t Panic!

I wish I could grab a towel and travel the universe with Ford and Aurthor at the moment. Or even better have The Doctor come by in the Tardis and take me away to a far away land! I guess you can guess the kids are driving me crazy at the moment. I even took them out to burn off some energy and spray themselves with the hose. All they could do was bicker about he got me wet–she said I could–stop spraying me–I am all wet now. Ya think? What about lets go spray ourselves with the water hose and not getting wet come into question?I took them out this morning to buy last minute school things. Notebooks, shoes and some shirts. I think they are set now until it turns chilly and I have to buy jackets and long sleeve shirts!I am not really that excited school begins. I am a little sad they will be going back and not hanging out with me all day. It just means they are another year older and then I am another year older. Then to think about the news I learned last week and cannot share it until …

Here are five tips for going organic for less:

~My husband emailed me this about 2 weeks ago. I am not sure where he read it or I would link it.~Set some priorities
You’ll get the most bang for your buck by buying organic apples, beef and spinach. That’s because the conventional counterparts to these foods are laden with pesticides and potentially harmful additives (see chart below). Produce like papayas, bananas and broccoli require less pesticide to grow, thereby retaining little to no residue after washing. (The peels on bananas and other tropical fruits further reduce your exposure). Also, read the label. Seafood, cosmetics and cleaning products can be labeled “organic” without having to face the same requirements that the USDA imposes on vegetables and meat. “There is no system, no real oversight,” warns Kimberly Stewart, the author of “Eating Between the Lines: The Supermarket Shopper’s Guide to the Truth Behind Food Labels.” You’ll pay premium prices with no guarantees.Should You Buy Organic?Worth It:
Apples, cherries, …

Sick Baby and Lord Of The Rings.

Busy here. H came back from camp with a cold. Hence why lil O has a cold. She is all snotty and using me for Kleenex. TMI, I know. LOL ~Lil O is the snotty one today not H~We watched the Simpson movie. Not much to brag about IMPO. It was umm like an hour too long. And seeing a cartoon penis is disturbing in a way! My best friend Mary Jane (and her cutie husband) came by Sunday for a BONUS visit! They live near DC and usually stay here when they visit. This trip they were with his family having the family vacation. So they camped in tents and played tourists in Asheville. I also bought TINKERBELL fabric to make another quilt. I bought 5 different colors for it. I took a picture but too lazy and snot covered to find it and post. I will later on. (I got most of the squares cut last night.)My Great Aunt had shoulder surgery yesterday so I sat with my mamaw during that. She came home today and resting rather well. She had a nasty fall 3 weeks ago and did some damage to her shoulder. :(
But …

Why shouldn’t I take care of the one that takes care of me?

I was involved in a discussion yesterday, I think, and I wanted to write about it. I am at stay at home mom. I never like being cast as a SAHM. I am CEO of my family. That suits me better. I by no means sit at home and eat bon bons and watch soaps all day. My house hold consists of 3 kids. Ages 13, 9 and 2 years. One husband, who works a full time job Monday-Friday. AND SOON A MALE YORKIE PUPPY! My guilty pleasure is my online time. My time to chat to other people besides children. I have made many friends online and I treasure each and every one. My husband works very hard for me to stay home with the children. I don’t ask much of him when he is at home. I occasionally get mad that he doesnt help with the dishes more and I will ask him to give the baby a bath. But other than that, I don’t want him to help with housework. Why should he? He makes the MONEY for me to stay at home. I clean, cook and do the laundry. After all I am home 24 hours a day, why shouldn’t I be doing things aroun…

Where is my Mommy award?

I have been to Chuck E Cheese 3 times in the past 3 weeks, bowling, to the movies and don’t forget the Zoo.Maybe this will give me 5 minutes ALONE in the bathroom. I highly doubt that but I can hope. I would be completely lost if a child of mine didn’t barge in while I was in the bathroom. The life of a mom.Today my sis and her 2 girls came over. Hence the CEC visit. After a large pizza and 330 tokens we came home.I was finally able to watch Big Love today. All I can say is WOW. If there are any Big Love fans, I would love to talk about the season! Email me, Comment, Something! I’d love someone to talk to about it.Well, I am off to make some coffee. I really need the caffiene kick!BTW-I really want a Yorkie. I would give HIM a good home. A yorkie would make a nice addition to our growing family. PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!