Sunday, November 29, 2015

Sooo I got tired of the Facebook...

Three days into Thanksgiving break 
I reached the end of the internet...
decided you guys probably did the same
 so maybe I should write again.

Blogging will give me something to do
(other than pinterest fail crafts 
with the kids
and making fattening food 
for the hunk of a hubby)

and you will have something to read.

Win. Win.

So it has been a while.

Last post was August 10, 2014....

really nothing much has changed.

(oops I mean cycle) 

Although we did graduate a kid!! 
woo hoo VICTORY

I decided to paint again, 
and stay home again, 
and paint some more.

We got a dog.  
My new BFF.

I love him because he is loyal.

He stays up late with me
and follows me to the bathroom.

He puts his foot under mine 
when I am cooking...
then yipes as if he is being abused.

We got him thanks to the
Future Farmers of America Club.

They put on a "petting zoo" event
for the elementary school.

Which is actually a code for
"bring all your adorable puppies
to relocate to families 
with vulnerable parents
that are unprepared for the 
barrage of heart tugging
picture texts of youngest
children holding previously
mentioned dogs."

Sort of like when they have 
cute puppies for sale at the edge 
of the Walmart parking lot.

Only imagine your car stalled as you 
were driving by,
and the people just put the puppy
in your window and ran away.

We were too. 
But when it was all said 
and done, 
we were 
proud/dazed pet owners.
He is great really though.
Except for a few things 
like dog flatulence,
but really. 
He is great.

Oscar's presence has created
a new mantra for my life.
"Kids and Dogs"

It fits any situation for me.
Pretty much covers all things.
The vacuum has been recently utilized
but suddenly there appears:
8 Barbies
7896 legos
2 candy wrappers
a pair of underwear
and the remains of a soccer ball
on the dining room floor.

I say with a martyred sigh...
"kids and dogs

There needs to be a delivery
to choir practice,
someone needs a pair of socks,
the kitchen is on fire,
and the dog needs out to poop...
"kids and dogs

See how that works.

Now its midnight.
I have typed out a little update
and when the morning comes
there will be a sweet 
six o'clock
pitter patter of my babies
a sloppy kiss from the mutt
and I will (joyfully)
awake and (with a smile) murmur




  1. dogs rules! thank you Holly - Karen Harris

  2. YAY! I love your blogs and your mantras!

  3. Oh I love kids and dogs! Just missing the kid part! �� Please enjoy!
    *Sandy Ham

  4. I love you Holly. You have the gift of blog.