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Turning Five

It’s been a crazy week. On top of preparing for new flooring, Lesley and I have been planning and preparing for our first Terrari and the Fairy private party booking. Oh, and also two other T&F events. Not to mention all of the other typical life things that we somehow manage to get done in a week. The craziest part of the week, though, happened yesterday. Maddie turned five.

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Please, Mind Your Own Business

You know those times in motherhood when your children are behaving, they use their manners, entertain themselves, and show you and others respect in every interaction? Those days where you can just sit back and enjoy all the hard parenting work you’ve done? These last two weeks were nowhere near that. Quite the opposite, in fact. The last two weeks were those days in motherhood when you realize that your children are ungrateful, rude, and whiny. Maybe it was too much together time on vacation. Maybe they were readjusting to their routine. Maybe they just watched too many YouTube videos. Whatever the excuse was, I was over it. Way over it.

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Chocolate Whipped Cream

Each Christmas morning we have fresh berries with homemade whipped cream. A little treat that makes a sweet morning even sweeter. Of course, there is always more heavy cream left over than the three of us could eat, which leaves me with the task of deciding what to make with it. Last year we used it to make the cream sauce for our lobster dish. This year, we decided to just make more whipped cream. Yum!

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