Tuesday, November 30, 2010

"30 Day Challenge... Day 7"

Okay, you have seen this one, worded differently, before, here.

Day 7: Someone who has made your life worth living for.

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 This needs no explanation. My sweet angel.

**Who is someone who has made your life worth living for?


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-Kandid Kelli

Monday, November 29, 2010


Since I moved in to my house about 3 months ago, I find that I have random spiral notebooks in the most random places. It has gotten progressively worse since I unpacked all my boxes of "school supplies" and books. I am grateful though, because some days I feel like I am 90, I can't remember a darn thing. I jot everything down.

They have become like a pseudo journal of sorts, except I have "entires" in like 3 or 4 different ones. I have had plans to type them up and share them with you, but some have been upwards of 4 or 5 pages, others have been just too personal.

On thanksgiving everything was just... Perfect. I looked to my left and what do you know, a notebook and a PEN! (that never happens). So I jotted down my feelings.

I know this would probably mean more if I would have typed it up on Thanksgiving Day, but I think we should be THNAKFUL everyday. Also I have been busy with Family & friends who are like family since Tuesday & any downtime I used to relax, since I was off ALL WEEK, last week. Perk of working for the public school system, I am actually supposed to be at a school today but I got canceled on because said teacher is doing reading testing (!) I would kill to see that, I am going to call my contact at that school and see what she is doing said testing and go observe her for the testing, I have exhausted all my useable hours with her/ in her room, but I still want to see the testing so I will go on "my own time" per say. I digressed BIGTIME! 



This year my thanksgiving started out differently than any other in the past. 

It started at 530A, when I awoke to the harmonious sound of little feet pitterpattering sleepily across the hardwood. The next thing I know my little pixie is in bed with me. She leans over as close to me as she can get and says "mama I love you. You the best". At the moment my heart swelled so big I thought it was going to burst out of my chest. I am so thankful, every second of every day to be HER mommy, SHE makes it worthwhile. 

We both fell back asleep until about 730; We got up and went about with our normal morning routine of potty and whatnot. Then I put on "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving", till the Parade came on, and gave E her breakfast. I had to retreat back to the kitchen, as I had volunteered to make the goodies for Thanksgiving and had more pie to make and I needed coffee. My kitchen was a mess from my 4-day bake-o-rama. 

I have never been happier with my life than I was in those moments. Hearing my daughters laughter while watching "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving", thinking about the day and our plans and its meaning.  

Sipping coffee & peeling apples I thought about life is what you make it and I choose in those very moments to make my life positive. I have so many reasons to be happy, why shouldn't I be? 

On this day my 2 year old, truly showed me the meaning of THANKSgiving. 


So there you have it. Just rereading/typing that up, I felt all of those wonderful feelings I felt on Thanksgiving morning, again. I will continue 'journaling' and will share them every so often.

I hope you are enjoying the newest 30-day challenge I am doing. The "questions" are deeper than any of the challenges I have done in the past, which, I think makes things more interesting.

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"30 Day Challenge... Day 6"

Day 6: Something you hope you never have to do.

I have a WHOLE list but ultimately... I hope I never have to sign divorce papers, again. 

Granted the first time I got 'married' was for ALL the WRONG reasons; Him and I agree on that, thats about the only thing we agree on. But I hope I never have to do it again. 

When I was growing-up I had always said "I will never get divorced, Once & I'm done". How naive I was. I know that if I would have just opened my eyes and seen the signs or listened to my family/friends, I wouldn't have married him but I believe I married him b/c I needed E, she saved me. It's been a long road & its not getting any shorter but I have LOVED every millisecond of it and I know I will continue to love it. 


That is something I hope to never have to do, again. Plus the emotions that come along with it, even though you KNOW its the RIGHT thing to do, suck. I also don't like the fact the I became a statistic.

** What is something you hope you never have to do


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Saturday, November 27, 2010

"Sweet Treats: Thanksgiving, Ed. 1"

I made some delish desserts for our Thanksgiving dinner, my mom did all the heavy cooking. Anyhoodle, everyone raved about how wonder my goodies were (thanks!).  I love to bake, always have, but even I surprised myself.

I have never done a cooking/baking post before so bare with me.

When I started taking pictures I was just doing it b/c I am a huge dork, then I though "I should blog this stuff!" So here we are. The pics get progressively better, well for a baking blog.

I started my baking for Thanksgiving on Tuesday evening. 
I made Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies w.a Glaze:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon Pumpkin pie spice, 2 cups (1/2 the bag) semisweet mini chocolate chips, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup butter, softened (not pictured), 1 1/2 cups white sugar, 1 cup (1/2 a can) canned pumpkin puree, 1 egg (not pictured), 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Mix all the ingredients together until well blended, then slowly add chocolate chips.
Dough should be smooth and slightly orange in color.

 For the Glaze: 
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar (Pictured above)
  • 3 tablespoons milk (Not pictured)
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter (Not pictured)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (above)

Mix all in a small bowl well until med. consistency. 

Spoon dough onto a WELL GREASED cookie sheet. Tip: I use an ice cream scoop. The cookies come out the perfect size.

Bake for 15-17 minutes at 350. 
Glaze them as soon as they come out of the oven, while still hot. Leave on the sheet for 2-3 minutes after glazing. After 2-3 minutes move to cooling racks till glaze is completely "dry" or hardened. 

Yields 3 dozen.

Moving on...

On Thursday Morning I prepared an Apple Cranberry pie, it was baked during dinner at my moms, so it was warm upon eating. I got this recipe from my dear friends the Nelson's.

Ingredients: 3-4 Granny Smith apples peeled and chopped, 1/2-3/4 cup of cranberries (if fresh, boil til soft/pop... or just throw some frozen ones), 1/2 cup flour, 1 cup sugar
brown sugar
little less than 1/2 stick of butter (softened)

This is what fresh cranberries look like when they 'pop'. Drain most but not all the water you boiled them in.

 Mix all you ingredients up for the filling, in a large bowl. It may be a tad watery, you can add flour to thicken it up or spoon the filling into the pie shell, leaving some of 'juice' behind.

 The topping: melt your butter and add brown sugar till it "crumbles", there is no exact measurement here, sorry.

I spoon my filling in so its not too watery.
Smooth the topping on. It will be crunchy after baking.

Bake for 45-50 minutes at 375.
Tip: Place a cookie sheet under it as it bakes to save yourself a mess afterwards.

And lastly my favorite and most beautiful...

Wednesday Night I made a Pumpkin Cheesecake... 
The recipe is from my friend Heather, keep in mind until THIS YEAR I was NOT a fan of pumpkin. I still DO NOT like pumpkin pie. Yuck.

Ingredients: 3 8oz containers of cream cheese (softened), 1 cup white sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 cup (1/2 can) pumpkin puree, 3 eggs, 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 

Mix together well with a mixer in a larger bowl until smooth.

 Ingredients for Graham Cracker Crust: 1 1/2 cups ground up graham crackers, 1/3 cup white sugar, 6 tablespoons butter, melted, a dash of cinnamon (optional).
Mix all together in a small bowl until you no longer see any butter and the crackers are "sticky"

Using your hands take the mix and press firmly into an empty pie pan. Use all of mixture, as to make it even all the way around.

Gently pour the smooth pie mix into your freshly pressed shell.
Bake for 45-50 minutes at 350.


**On Saturday, I also baked a Banana Nut Bread, but there are no pictures of that b/c It was for my house & this blog was not a planned thing.**

Over all like I said I was so pleased with myself. Baking is euphoria for me. I get into the kitchen, I put my apron on, turn the oven on, turn the radio/dock the iPod & get into my groove. 

I do my best baking while E is either napping or in bed for the night. The cookies & Cheesecake were done after she was in bed for the night (Tues & Weds nights) the AppleCran pie was done Thurs Morn. 

I do like to bake with her awake, too. I like her to "help" pour things into the bowl and "stir" and such. Its good for her to see me in the kitchen, enjoying it. It also such a fun bonding experience for us when she helps. 

My mom got her an apron for Christmas. I am so excited for that!

**What kind of goodies did you have at your Thanksgiving feast? Did you make them? What did you make?


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Friday, November 26, 2010

"30 Day Challenge... Day 5"

Day 5: Something you hope to do in your life.

I hope to raise a happy healthy child[ren]. I also hope to excel in my chosen career, as an early childhood educator. I am fully enjoying my schooling, I can't wait to get into the classroom. I have been thinking about going for my Ph.D. after I have a few years of teaching experience under my belt, I will continue to teach while I obtain it. I believe if my child[ren] see me happy they will be happy. A happy household breeds happy children. So I guess I just hope to remain happy in my life. If I find myself un-happy, I will need to evaluate my life and figure out what is causing the unhappiness and cut-it-out.  

**What is something you hope to do in your life?

/Sidenote: Who went shopping today? I used to work Black Friday and I have shopped it a FEW times. Its not for me. I prefer Cyber Monday. :) You can find me sipping warm apple cider (no matter the temp outside) and decorating for Christmas!! xo endsn/


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Thursday, November 25, 2010

"Happy Thanksgiving"

I wanted to wish all my readers a very Happy Thanksgiving and a start to the Holiday season. Some consider Halloween the start to the Holiday season but I don't. I hope everyone is surrounded by the ones they love as I am today. 

E and I get to carry out old and begin new traditions in our own home this year and I can't even begin to tell you how excited this makes me, if you know me at all you know how I am about tradition. 

We have our Christmas tree, ready to put up, on Black Friday and not a moment sooner & I can't wait to purchase decorations for the house, inside & out.

As with anyone, the Holidays are CRAZY. I am going to try to log as many hours I can at the dentist office that I can, while I am still shadowing at schools and working my other job. I need to try and make as much as I can to try and offset the cost of Christmas.

I AM THANKFUL: That I have not ONE but TWO jobs. I AM THANKFUL: That both me and my daughter are healthy. I AM THANKFUL: That I have a supportive, caring, loving family. I AM THANKFUL: That I have such great friends. I AM THANKFUL: For my education. I AM THANKFUL: For everything I have been given. I AM THANKFUL: For all the opportunities that lie ahead of me.

**What are you Thankful for?


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"30 Day Challenge... Day 4"

Day 4: Something you have to forgive someone for.

One of the things I vowed to do when E and I moved into the house (a new start and all) was to try to forgive. I feel like holding a grudge weighs people down. I didn't want any negative energy in my new home. I also didn't want the negative energy to rub off on E or my kids at school. I want to be a positive influence on my 4th grades (as well as the other kids too) seeing as I don't know what kind of home life any of them have. Holding a grudge wouldn't allow me to be as positive as I know I could/can be. 
So what I saying is I have tried to forgive anyone who has wronged me. I am not perfect, so I am not there, completely, but I am working on it, I hope by the new year I have forgiven everyone. I don't want to bring this years qualms into 2011. 

**What is something you have to forgive someone for?


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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

"30 Day Challenge... Day 3"

Day 3: Something you have to forgive yourself for.

There are quite a few things I need to forgive myself for, first and foremost I blame myself for E not having a "Daddy". She has a father, someone who helped create her, but not a 'daddy'. I am starting to slowly realize (thanks to my great friends, sorry for the lack of email response & for being a hermit as of late) that it is not my fault. I know that one day she will have a daddy like figure, that I will find a man who will step in and he will play the daddy role. E will never call another man daddy, until this man and I are married and she is old enough to understand what a daddy is and until him, her and I have sat down and discussed it. So as you can see I am working on be as protective as I can be from here on out, something I should have been from the beginning. Working towards forgiveness...

**What is something you have to forgive yourself for?


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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

"30 Day Challenge... Day 2"

This challenge makes me delve a little deeper than the last. I like it.

Day 2: Something you love about yourself.

I love my ability to go with the flow. It was a lot easier for me to go with things before I was a mom but I try my hardest to just go with it just the same. E is a pretty go with it type of kid and all my friends love her and her them. Which makes it easy to just find out what it up and swoop her up and go. Since she was born I have ALWAYS kept the diaper bag (now backpack) ready all I have to do is grab a cup (when she was a baby I had empty bottles, drop-ins, bottled nursery h2o & formula already in the db... I 'reloaded' everynight) and out the door we go. 

**What is something you love about yourself?


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Monday, November 22, 2010

"Another Challenge... Day 1"

My friend Allyssa is doing a 30 day challenge. I have done a 30 day challenge before, but this list is different than any list I have seen. I will be starting today.

Day 1: Something you hate about yourself.

As a woman there are plenty of things I dislike or even hate about myself. That is normal for a woman. But I would have to say I hate how easily I let things get to me, I am such an emotional person. I cry so easily. I have always been this way even when I was a little kid. Sometimes all you need is a good cry but most times its really annoying and the emotions get in the way.

**What is something you hate about yourself?


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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

"How Did I Get Here?"

**This is a very personal topic, for that reason comments have been disabled, for this post only. Thank you.

About two years ago when I was struggling to loose my baby weight and shortly after my divorce was final, I expressed to my close friends a fear of mine (I thought I blogged about it here but looking through the archives I couldn't find It): I felt like damaged goods.

I am a divorced 24 year old with a toddler, among other things. Thats a lot of baggage for someone to want to pick-up (a DIVORCE &  a KID).

I feel like that again. I am NOT looking for sympathy. I am simply expressing how I feel.

I have had yet another failed relationship.
My engagement ended in Sept of this year, although he WALKED AWAY FROM ME IN JULY, I held out hope he would come back, how silly. I do however, find it disheartening that this relationship ended in nearly the same fashion that my marriage did; they BOTH WALKED AWAY FROM ME. It makes me wonder what I have done wrong, I must be the problem, I mean I am the common factor.  Do I drive them away?

The only difference with M & with B, my exhusband, is I actually loved M, not so much with B. When I finally called off our engagement the hardest part was taking off the ring. It actually took a few days and a lot of wine (and tears). What makes it so hard is E thinks he is Daddy, yah I made a HUGE blunder there. I failed my daughter on that one. I never thought he wouldn't be around, he wanted to adopt her, I also never thought he would turn his back and walk away from us.

At 24 I shouldn't have so much baggage, but I do. I shouldn't feel so damaged, but thanks to two men boys, I do. I should be looking to start my life, with someone, someone worthy of my daughter and I. I don't know many men in my age bracket who are okay with children, most are scared off by just the idea of possible future or of being someone's daddy. I am not looking for someone to be her daddy. I was lucky to find one 2 years ago that wasn't scared but something scared him and he ran.

As a single mom how am I supposed to meet someone? I do go out much. Dating within your circle of friends can work out 1 of 2 ways... awesome- there's accountability... or badly because signals get crossed and commincation gets funky and it ruins friendships. I prefer not to date this way. So how am I supposed to meet and date? I work at am elem. school and I totally scoop out the dads but most of them have rings on; It is also inappropriate and I am not one to make a move, a smile or flirty gesture yes, move? no. I am realistic and know he is not going to land in my lap... and I am not about the online scene...

So we are back to feeling damaged, like a used car that no one wants. Sure I look pretty, but once people find out there's a carseat in the back they move on to the sporty 2-seater.

I might sound a little melodramatic but currently its how I feel. I feel a little rejected and lost. I have a lot to offer someone but I have no idea how to find this elusive someone. I know when I least expect it he will come along but this dating with a child thing is all new to me. I have never done it before. I knew M before I got pregnant with E, so he excepted me with her no questions asked and he was the only man I dated after I had a child. Now he is not around anymore and I am starting all over again.

I am just scared of the unknown. But who isn't...


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Saturday, November 13, 2010

"Potty Patrol"

For those wanting an update on the potty/panty situation...

We were in panties today, when we got home from tumbling this morning/afternoon.

SHE DID GREAT, for nearly 4 hours!! Then she had an accident and was a mess! She cried and cried and cried.

She came running up to me, I was cleaning the house, and hysterically said/cried "I peepeed on Tinkerbell  mama!"

Then she begged for a baby diaper, she didn't even want a pull-up. :(

Since then, 545p-bedtime, she has been in a diaper. I am bummed. I am hoping this is not a step back.

When we get home from church tomorrow we will try again. At least I know she is capable of going a big chunk of time in real panties, and goes to the potty when she has to go. That is awesome.

I just hope the asking for a diaper wasn't a step back... we'll find out tomorrow.


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Friday, November 12, 2010

"Five Question Friday"

Rules for Five Question Friday: Copy and paste the following questions to your blog post, answer them, theLINK UP!! ! And remember...HAVE FUN!! This is a fun and easy post, so enjoy it!!

Questions for Friday, November 12th: (Special thanks to Bethany, [inspiration from] PamSandyLiz, [inspiration from] Colleen for their question suggestions! If YOU would like to be linked in a future 5QF, c'mon over to my community and offer up your best questions!)

1. What is the most physically painful thing that has ever happened to you?
I would have to say thats a tie between breaking my RIGHT wrist in elementary school or when I had my tonsils removed when I was 20. I have had ALOT of surgeries and given birth and both those things were wayyyy worse. 

2. How much sleep do you get at night?
I go to bed around 1130ish every night and I am up anywhere between 645 & 730. Depending on if it's a 2 job day or not. Weekends I get up when E comes in and says "It's wakey time mama! Mr. Sun is wakey & so is me"

3. How long did you believe in Santa Claus? How did you find out that he does not exist?
Honestly I do not remember when/how I found out  the truth. I guess it was not very traumatizing. Haha. Maybe middle school? My sister is 11 and I think she figured it out last year, when my stepsister kind of spilled the beans. 

4. What was the last movie you saw in a theater?
UM. I think "Despicable Me"?? Im not sure

5. What do you wear to bed?
Usually just an oversized teeshirt. If its chilly out or I am cold I will wear my favy green/blue plaid PJ pants that are 3 sizes too big b/c they are from when I was pregnant and I just got em big b/c they were more comfy then maternity ones. 


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Thursday, November 11, 2010

"Veterans Day"

I know there are about 10000000+ posts on this subject. 

I was raised by a Marine, my father. My Grandpa was Navy, My uncle was Army. 

M, whom I have known since mid-2006, right after he got out of the MARINES, serving twice in Iraq, earning a purple heart, by being shot in the shoulder, is one of the most amazing men I know. He stepped up and helped me raise E for 2 years. We were engaged and had plans to spend the rest of our lives together, but we hit a large bump in the road and are no longer together. That does not change my opinion of him. I will always love him.

Thank you for your service SGT (CPL in these picture) MATTHEW COLE

At about 1245a M was notified that one of his friends, they served in Iraq together, had be killed in action in Afghanistan. My heart is with this family.

THANK YOU TO THE MARINES IN 1/8 WHO SERVED WITH M, THIS WEEK IN 2005, when they took fallujah. I know you were just doing your jobs but in my eyes you are heros. 

My cousin, who is like my brother, Joshua aka Bubba is currently serving in the USMC and will be re-enlisting soon. This picture was taken 4 years ago at his bootcamp graduation.

Since these were taken, Bubba has been on a deployment and is now a CPL, preparing for another deployment. 

I also want to thank Nathan Croop, USMC. We haven't talked in years but he will always have a place in my heart. 

Thank you to all the men & women serving today so I can live my life, free. Thank you for all you do. I will never be able to Thank you enough. 

I am filled with pride, not just today but everyday for the sacrifices that the men in my life have made for this country. I feel like I could write for days on this topic. I dated with in the military, a lot in college & formed GREAT lifelong friendships and life experiences. 


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"No More Diapers..."

Well sorta.

Sorry I have been MIA, but we (my mom & I) have been potty training E, hard core. I find between 2 jobs, school and potty training its hard to blog. I sit down to start something (possibily a blog) and E has to go potty. When she says this to me I jump up and we go potty. She doesn't always go, but I have too stay consistent.

My mom babysits E while I am at work, so when I am home I have to be just as consistent as my mom is, and I know my mom is very consistent with her.

My mom has been wonderful!! She is the one who has/is doing most of the work, as she has E for the largest chunk during the days and I only have her for a few hours in the AM and a few in the PM (as well as weekends/days off).

As you all know E has had a rough time with the potty, with all her ear infections and RX's making her sick, she was terrified of the potty. But since she had surgery she hasn't been sick once. And after talking to my mom about it we decided to try again. I am so glad we did.

This is a huge thing, because in about a week she has learned to keep her pull-ups dry (we are on week 2 of staying dry) and tells us when she has to go. We only wear a diaper at naps/bedtime. 

Up until today, she has been using the "big potty" with a pottytopper, like this one, and using her potty chair to get on the toilet (with minimal help from my mom or I). Shes very independent.
Today she decided she wanted to go potty ALL BY HERSELF, in order to do that she had to use her potty chair. B/c even though she had a 'stool' in front of t he big potty its still too nigh for her, plus the dora seat moves a little.
Originally, at 18 mons, when we first started the PT thing, she loved this pottychair (it sings). But somewhere along the line (when she was always sick and what not) she stopped liking it. So we closed it and have been using it as a stool; to get to the sink to wash hands and brush teeth. As well as to help get her on the big potty. 

Since she wanted to go alone, she used it (at my moms) and LOVES it (I have one at my house too). So now she is loving using the 'little potty' as she calls it. I liked that she was using the reg. potty b/c there is no second step (ie: cleaning the potty chair bowl) you just flush. Despite that I am so glad/ thankful she is going potty! I don't care where she goes as long as its not in a diaper. I am looking forward to loosing that expense. 

This weekend I am going to attempt putting her in panties during the day, while we are home. My goal is to be in panties 100% by Dec 1 (thats 3 weeks from today). I know thats a little over zealous but she has done fabulous with the potty and staying dry, I think its attainable. I also know its gunna be a while before we can ditch the pull-ups/night diapers completely but this weekend will help speed that up, I believe.

I will be back, Soon! But right now "Mama I have to go peepee" wins! Im sure you understand.


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Wednesday, November 10, 2010






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Friday, November 5, 2010

"Five Question Friday"

Rules for 5QF: Copy and paste the following questions to your blog post, answer them, then LINK UP!! Oh, yeah...and most importantly...HAVE FUN!!

Question for Friday, November 5th: (Special thanks to SandyBethany, Susan, Julianne(and Sugarkanke and some others, too!!) and Pam for their question suggestions! If YOU want to be linked in a future 5QFc'mon over to my community and offer up some of your best question suggestions! You know you want to...) ;)

1. If you could have any talent and turn it into an occupation, what would it be? I would love to be great at crafting. My bestie, Hayls, is awesome, at all things artsy. ESP her scrapbooking. I wish I had her skill, I tell her to sell her "craft"- The wreath on my front door is an HKOriginal. I got so many compliments from ToTers parents on Halloween, oh and the UPS woman loves it too!

2. Would you rather have a house at the beach or a cabin in the woods? Normally I would jump and say beach right away. But this one is hard. I LOVE the beach and so does my FL baby but I also love the woods and cabins, esp with exposed beams are amazing too. So IDK, BOTH?

3. Is there any meaning or reasoning for the names you chose for your child/children? NO. I liked a few different names for a girl. I had ONE name for a boy. So when I found out I was having a girl I narrowed it down to 3 and then let her biodad pick. Her middle name is after my grandmother though. 

4. What is your guilty pleasure? (I know we've done this one before, but I'm guessing people's "guilty pleasures" change frequently. At least, mine do!). All my TV shows. I have so many and I don't watch any of them live so they pile up on my DVR and fri/sat night I grab a blanket and cuddle up, sometimes with a glass or two of wine and watch em all. When your a singlemom thats how you spend your fri/sat nights. 

5. Do you live in a house that is deep cleaned or straightened? I deep clean every-other week and do just a normal clean on the "off" weeks. I straighten-up/wipe down the kitchen and such, every night and I vacuum like 3-4xs a week, thanks to my toddler. 


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