Friday, April 13, 2012

7 Quick Takes Friday - April 13, 2012



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It's Friday the 13th! Here's a good article from Snopes.com on how the day came to be considered as unlucky.

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I need to spend the weekend getting the clothes situation at my house managed. It's terrible. I have Mt. Laundry in my bedroom, and all clean laundry that is done is hanging out in clothes baskets. I think the kids' dressers are full of outgrown stuff. Here's hoping I can work all day Saturday with minimal interruption (isn't that a lovely fantasy...).

Actually, what I need to do is take a day off of work, so I can have 8 solid hours alone in the house to get it done... but I'm always hesitant to burn my flex time in case I need it for illness (either mine or kids'). Sigh. So much to do, so little time.

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I admit, shamefully, that I am delighted by the fact that there is now a Wal-Mart two miles from my house. I know, Wal-Mart is the devil, etc. Still, it'll be nice not to have to drive to the busiest part of Surprise to go to the very crowded Wal-Mart there when I want to get diapers or cheap clothes or other stuff.

Apparently they had the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile there for their grand opening. Sadly, I was not there and did not get to see it.

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I wrote an article for my company blog! Feel free to click over and take a look (or even comment if you are so inclined) -- it looks good for me if there are a lot of pageviews. :)

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I bought a necklace from Cammie's shop, Full of Grace Creations, and it arrived yesterday! It's so beautiful - I can't wait to wear it to Mass on Sunday.



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Collin and I have become quite addicted to the iPhone game Draw Something. It's basically Pictionary. I'm terrible at it (plus drawing on a little iPhone screen with just your fingers is difficult), but we have fun.

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I'm sorry, these are lame quick takes. My brain is fried from a very long week, and the fact that I didn't really get to sleep in at all last weekend is taking its toll. I think I'll let the kids stay up a bit later tonight just so they don't wake me up at the crack of dawn tomorrow.

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9 comments:

  1. I agree, the necklace is very pretty!

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  2. Pretty necklace! And I, too, have the DrawSomething bug!

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  3. I actually thought you worked for the diocese! LOL

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    1. Ha, I wish! I'd love to work for a Catholic employer or even the diocese in some capacity. Actually, I'd love to find someone to pay me to blog about Catholicism! But no, I work for a company that creates and maintains environmental compliance solutions for companies. It is as boring as it sounds ;) but it pays the bills.

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  4. Love that necklace! I love Draw Something, hahaha. You guys are so fun to play with.

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  5. I also go to Wal-mart, but for us, it's about 25 minutes away, so Target for us is the devil instead, since it's about 5 minutes away. Walmart though, has saved us with groceries. We save so much money through them!

    I love the necklace too! I love Etsy (though I'm biased since I have my own shop in Etsy) so I'm putting this lady in my circle! I love to hear about other peoples products through blogs, i bet she would be so pleased if she knew you featured her necklace on your blog!

    DrawSomething? What's that? I'm so behind in my technology...

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    1. I keep sending my husband links to your Etsy store, Becky, but so far he hasn't taken the hint. ;)

      DrawSomething is an iPhone game (it's on android too).

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  6. The laundry Mountain: Every time I scale it, it just comes back up a few days later. Ack!

    We'll be in Sacramento in May. Where are you? :-)

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    1. We're in the Phoenix Arizona metro area. That's far for a blogger meetup, unfortunately!

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