First, be sure to head on over to My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia.  Sweet Kristin is featuring our home today.  She has a beautiful home and some serious talent. You will definitely want to see it.

Wow, what a long week.  My husband was out of town most of the week so I was single parenting it.  Props to you all you single moms out there.  Sometimes I feel like one, but I have much respect for you.
The week was filled with fighting with my little ones over homework, shuffling kids from one activity to another, finding time to sit down and eat dinner together, grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, you know the drill.  I decided to take the night off from a big post, have a few glasses of wine and just go with some random thoughts.

1)  Didn't get to sleep in like I thought I was going to, husband had to leave at 4:45p to catch a flight.
2)  Why, oh why, must there be so much homework?
3)  Broken garage door = cha ching
4)  So happy to meet some new bloggers and discover more great blogs!
5)  Four year old learned how to ride a bike without training wheels on Wednesday, Hurray!
6)  So excited to be going to Ballard Outlet tomorrow (with a 50% off coupon) again, Hurray!
7)  Spent a beautiful sunny day at the park with one of my best friends and my little boy!

That about sums up my week.  Okay, that was a lot of (!s).  I guess it wasn't that bad of a week after all.   Looking forward to a fun weekend with the family.  Hope you all have a great one too!


  1. Glad to hear that you managed it alone! It's nice when things work out, and you aren't rushing around like a mad thing trying to organie your life, just because your partner's not there anymore. I take my hat off to you with having three kids, even if your hubby around to help - I have 1, and he's enough of a handful right now!

  2. Sometimes you need to just take a break and chill out - all of the work will still be there tomorrow, right? Any chance you're going to the Ballard Outlet in Ohio? I was contemplating the same thing!! It's only about 30 minutes from my house. :-)

  3. I popped over here from Kristin's blog :) Looking forward to catching up reading your blog! Your home is gorgeous by the way :)

    *ps - a Ballard Outlet AND a 50% off coupon?! Oh boy, am I ever jealous!!

  4. Why must there be SO much homework?! Enjoy your weekend and hopefully I will read about your trip to Ballard.

  5. Hi! I am a new reader to your blog (and a new blogger myself). I love your home! You have great taste. We have one spot left to do in our 1961 home. I love decorating. I also have three kids but mine are 4, 2 & 5 months. Your pictures depict organization to me... You have calendars and cute baskets for each kiddo on your bookshelf... Anyway as a newer mother of three I am hoping you do some posts on how you organize managing your home! Great blog by the way;)


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