Posted in Garden, GardenNess, In Bloom

Monday In Bloom 2017

The gardening season is back!  Woohoo!!  It is officially Week 0, lol, as I have picked up the plants I’m going to put into my little garden this year.  I have plans to expand a little, too, so we’ll see how that turns out.

With the exception of the April A-Z Challenge, I haven’t been blogging much.  To be honest, I feel too guilty to blog when I don’t have equal time to devote to reading other blogs.  Blogging is about the community, is it not?, and I don’t feel right hoping for people to read my posts when I can’t reciprocate.  Even though the kids and I were off from school in March, I spent a good portion of that time trying to re-do some household things.  I really want to get a soaping business off the ground, so I took over the kids’ old toy shelf for soaping supplies.  (mean mom! lol)  That meant going through their old toys and getting rid of things they didn’t play with anymore, moving the stuff they’re keeping to the new shelf I got them for their room, moving many of the soaping supplies I had in the laundry closet to the new shelf, and trying to reorganize the whole kit-and-kaboodle.  I still have a few things to tweak, covering boxes and labeling containers, but I think I am mostly there.

The next couple of weeks though – plants!  It’s been raining for days so the ground is super slushy, which should make digging in it nice and easy on these old knees.  🙂

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See all the pretty darlings I got for this year?  I can’t wait to get them into their new pot homes!

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Posted in Music, Video

Music Monday

My kids are gamers.  That’s no secret.  My son is much more flexible and will play nearly anything we throw at him.  He just finished Mass Effect Andromeda and really liked it.

My daughter, on the other hand, will only play Destiny.  It was a game my son picked out about a year and half ago, and for a good six weeks after we got it, my daughter wouldn’t even touch it.

But then, she did.

And she hasn’t played any other game since.

Recently … well, a couple months ago recently when we were last on school break, she made it to the pinnacle in Destiny, the fabled Lighthouse. It’s a grueling challenge to get there, requiring nine consecutive victorious Trials matches.  They call it “going flawless.”  There was much cheering in the house that night!

Then we found these parody songs, and both of them fit my daughter to a tee, and make me laugh, so I thought I’d share them.

I hope you enjoy!

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