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June 12, 2011

Pure perfection is . . .


. . .making this cake for Chris for his birthday today (thanks to Liz for the recipe),


even though my kitchen now looks like this!



. . .spending every morning last week helping out socializing and watching these kids learn about God at VBS at Boggstown Pres. Church,


even though I should of been home folding all the laundry piling up in my kitchen (at least it is all clean)!


. . .having My Cowgirl home for 24 hours after spending the last 3 days as a 4-H camp counselor and leaving early tmw. morning for Indiana State FFA Convention,


even though she destroyed the bathroom before she left 3 days ago and probably won't get it cleaned before she leaves again!





. . .listening to the giggles of these two playing Sumo Wrestling with my couch cushions,


even though they destroyed the bonus room in the process!



. . .spending the day with my favorite people in the world, no matter what my house looks like - bacause tmw. will come and Chris will go back to work, My Cowgirl will leave, My Midget and lil' Farmer will start fighting again but the house will still be a mess!

13 comments :

  1. enjoy that time regardless of the messes. you've got the right idea... :)

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  2. Love this post...

    Check out that cake!!

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  3. Oh I am so glad that I am not the only one whose house looks like a whirlwind came through. I always warn everyone we live in our house and that includes the kids, don't walk about in the dark in your bare feet. I can't guarantee that you won't step on some forgotten toy or random shoe.

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  4. Amen to all that! Some days you just have to live in the moment! Awesome cake by the way!

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  5. that totally looks like our house! But glad you all had such great fun...no one remembers laundry laying everywhere, only the fun times you all had enjoying the moments!

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  6. The cleaning and laundry will be there tomorrow.

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  7. I know what you mean the house is just a house. Family is the most important enjoy them while you can.
    The cake looks delicious I really would like a piece right now. Happy Birthday Chris.
    You have your priorities right. Family then housework (maybe). B

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  8. Love it! You have your priorities just right.

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  9. The cake looks yummy (I think I have the same platter that was my mom-in-law's.) Unfortunately, the need to clean will still be there for you (unless you've uncovered a secret stash of cleaning fairies.) But you're right: Spending time with your family is the priority.

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  10. It sounds like and LOOKS like a loving caring family!

    That's all i have to say! ;-) Well, i would like to move in...


    Leontien

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  11. You have no idea how timely this is for me to read. As always, you put things into perspective and keep what is important in the forefront. Thanks Jen.

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