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Lie2me #2238756 04/01/09 06:19 PM
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Originally Posted By: Lie2me
I am not much of a painter...
Then have a painting party. My H and I will come over. He's pretty good at taping while I do corners and detail work and he does the rolling. (Though if memory serves me, I've painted probably half of our house on my own.) Chrysalis and Dealan-de can do the pretty artistry stuff. It'll be swell.

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A pound party and a painting party,

I would have to check my social calander LOL!!

Sorry I fell of my chair.

Social calander, I kill me, I'll check with the cavies, the cats and the fish and see what I can set up.

We went to Michael's crafts and picked up stencils for each of the girls, so I think the weekend will be interesting to say the least.


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You'll have a lot of fun!


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The hardware big box stores have big paint departments. And they have books, supplies, and instructions for making cool fantasy rooms. It isn't that hard. The tools and instructions are all there.
You might try taking the DDs to such a store and letting them poke around and see if there is something they'd like to try. The clouds and stars I painted took a couple of hours, at most.


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Well we have paint, we have stencils, so I guess the weekend is set for us.

I hope it all turns out well. I'm sure it will, it will be nice to get it all done before spring break so the kids can enjoy their rooms.

New recipe,

Boil water, drop in hot dogs, let cook and eat.

the kids thought they rocked.


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You do sound like an awesome dad .... laugh

Have you ever added hot dogs to Kraft dinner ?


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Hot dogs and KD grin

Been there done that, the DD's like that.

Took the DD's to see Bedtime Stories last night... Very funny movie, but now they want a Cavy with big poping out eyes. Now I am sure if you squeeze a cavy tight enough it's eye's will bug out, so something to watch out for.


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Originally Posted By: Lie2me
Boil water, drop in hot dogs, let cook and eat.
Tonight my kids got one of their favorite meals -- which is what I call "dinner a la carte". It consists of what I can find that doesn't require cooking. Tonight it was carrots, yogurt, bread with butter, and some orange wedges. All food groups covered.

Sounds like y'all are having a great weekend. Very nice to read.


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2night my kids are having re-runs.

That's what I call leftovers.

Can't stand up straight, so NO COOKING.

Picked up BB (big b**ch) TV by myself yesterday and am paying for it now.

Need the Wookie to come here to work in his 'liceman uni and look menacing for me so my co-workers won't laugh at me when I have to get up and walk.

Ungh.

TG for heating pads.


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Lie2me.....
Why are there so many steps to your hot dog recipe?

Open package....microwave....eat. LOL.


When painting.......
You don't make mistakes.....you are using "artistic license"!
I use it on my girls....I doesn't work anymore....but it was fun while it lasted!


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Is "artistic license" like "mommy magic?"

When the littles ask how I do something and it takes too long to say the steps involved, I say "mommy magic" and they accept it no questions asked.


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Dealan-de #2241316 04/06/09 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted By: Dealan-de
Is "artistic license" like "mommy magic?"

When the littles ask how I do something and it takes too long to say the steps involved, I say "mommy magic" and they accept it no questions asked.


That's funny!! I would use it.....except I'm not a mommy!

It's more along the lines of "I meant to do that"!


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"daddy magic" works too...FYI


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O'hana means family, and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.

My Story

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You don't make mistakes.....you are using "artistic license"!
I use it on my girls....I doesn't work anymore....but it was fun while it lasted!


I guess I am lucky, even when I mess up my DD's think it's cool.

We finished the rooms, and I think they look great, they think they look great, so now we need to find another project.

Not sure what it will be, I'm sure we will find something.

As for microwave hot dogs, my kids hate anything that comes out of the microwave, they think it's bad for them, much like fast food, they think if they eat Mcdonalds or anything like that they will have a heart attack.

So I try to cook everything in a way they feel good about.


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Wow, great stuff about your kids' food choices and the rooms! Well done!

I made Delean-De's Mexican Rice last night, but I changed the recipe a little bit. I used the whole bag of vegetables, and instead of fresh tomatoes I used a can of tomatoes and jalapenos. I used the green pepper, too, since DS15 loves spice right now.

It was a hit!


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I LOVE the way fresh jalepenos make things taste.

I don't like them tinned, tho. There's something about the texture that they get when they are canned that I don't care for.


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Well I hope everyone had a great easter, we were so busy and still are.

The girls love the room work we did and I must say I am proud of it as well.

On the news front, need to look for a job as my place of employment closed!!!

I am sure this will be a great journey, at least I hope so.

DD's were most concerned about vacation and can we still go. That made me laugh.

Anyway, hope all is well.


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It's been a few weeks, hope everyone is well. Not nuch new at the house well except for the fact the WW is getting married. Wow, that was a ton of bricks upside the head.

She told me on thursday and I don't know why but I cant sleep, it's starting to consume me and I don't want it to. I thought this would be a happy time for me, she is gone, she is another persons problem, yet it is killing me inside and I don't know why.

Any ideas on how to get rid of whatever it is I am feeling?


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Wow! Men seem disposable to your WW. Didn't your wife want to work things out with you in March? It is no wonder your emotions can't keep up.


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>Any ideas on how to get rid of whatever it is I am feeling?


How are the girls taking this?

Gads! For kids to see that spouses are replaceable - it must make them wonder if THEY are replaceable too.

KWIM?

YOU are not replacable. THEY are not either. Make sure you ALL know that, Alan. It's up to you to realize YOUR worth and show that value to your daughters. Children live what they learn - and yours must learn how precious lives are from YOU - cos your WW is incapable of doing so.


I never had to take the Kobayashi Maru test until now. What do you think of my solution?

O'hana means family, and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.

My Story

Recovered!
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