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Wow and it was just Monday.

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

I'm sitting down. I've been kinda of crazy the last two days and only managed to finish two things.
First, I bought paint to paint my office and my bedroom in May. Yesterday, Monday, July 1st I finally painted the accent wall in my bedroom. My room was all lavender, three walls a slightly deeper shade than the fourth. The reason was the white woodwork and the curtains did not stand out against the lighter shade but I had already finished a wall + in that color. BTW this was almost seven years ago. Well I was bored with the lighter shade and I found some PURPLE. Now the lightest wall of my room is the darkest! I love it, it's a big room with vaulted ceilings so I won't feel too closed int.

Secondly, my youngest is doing his Active guard duty leaving his wife and my beautiful granddaughters (terrible 2 & 1 month) at home, so I promised I'd help out. Monday I made pork chops, Salade Liègeoise and cut up a quart of strawberries to go with the small container of vanilla ice cream and drove dinner over 45 minutes away. I hope I was a help to my DIL, she's suffering from postpartum depression. Erik and I went over Saturday and Monday and we shared the meals I fixed and played with the girls. .
So painted a vaulted wall-2 coats, shopped for and fixed dinner for 4, drove round-trip about 45-55 minutes each way, loaded the dishwasher played with a cantankerous two year old, took her for a walk and rocked a month old fussy baby. Man I was bushed last night.
It was also my fourth child's 36th birthday, so Erik and I called him and serenaded him for the occasion.
I'll write about Tuesday later-I'm not done yet!
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BROOKLYN_BORN 7/3/2013 5:59PM

    How wonderful! What a variety of talents you have! Your granddaughters are beautiful.

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MILLISMA 7/3/2013 12:10PM

    Well I'd say you've been a little busy but what and awesome grandma and MIL!!!! Hope you've had a little time to rest. By the way, I love the paint and your furniture!!!

hugs....Mary Anne

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MORTICIAADDAMS 7/3/2013 10:03AM

    You must be exhausted but you are certainly and angel. I feel sorry for your son and his family. They certainly need you right now and you stepped up to the place. I love your bedroom and the furniture. You granddaughters are adorable.

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BLUEANGELLK 7/3/2013 9:04AM

    I LOVE the purple room. I would love to have a room big enough to do that

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DDHEART 7/3/2013 7:23AM

    Good Morning! and thanks for the smile...I started to smile when I read about your 7 year paint job, the smile broadened when I saw the picture of your finished project and then sweet pictures of your grandma mission. A busy day but one so full of smiles!

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JANET552 7/3/2013 7:14AM

    Your wall looks gorgeous! You sound busy but happy and that's the best way to be.

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PHEBESS 7/3/2013 3:54AM

    BUSY!

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MARTYLYNN1 7/3/2013 1:06AM

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ANHELIC 7/3/2013 12:00AM

    Sounds like a good day for you. It was just great and your family is awesome.
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