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Jamie’s Top Ten Pet Peeves


Yes, Buttercup’s doll is using ground beef as a pillow.

So, I try to keep it light and fluffy around here.  But just so y’all know I’m a real person, with more dark side to me than just my save-the-world naked-ninja dreams, today I’m talking pet peeves. And here they are,

The Top Ten Things That Annoy Me

10. Toys in my kitchen.

9. Cumin. (Seriously. I hate cumin Read more >

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Jamie’s Top Ten Moments of 2014

Once again, I find myself uttering the phrase, “Where has this year gone?!” And so once again, I’m mulling over the highlights of the last year. And so I’ve come up with a few that stood out. Hope you enjoy! 🙂


10. I drove two children and two cats 600 miles by myself, spent Read more >

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A Year of Happy Mondays – The Giant Things Edition

Confession: I have an obsession with oversized things. Like the giant ball of string. (I’ve never seen it, but I want to.) And this summer, I got a chance to see a TON of giant things. (Honestly, it made me feel better about putting a hundred-foot-high wedding cake monument in Bliss, Read more >

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Ten Things About Blissed


Because it’s Wednesday, and because I like Top Ten lists, and because I like Blissed, today I’m sharing with you ten little things you might not know about the book and the Most Married-est Town on Earth!

10. Natalie was originally named Tabitha

9. Initially, Bliss had a wedding dress Read more >

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A Year of Happy Mondays – The Buttercup Edition

Yes, it's a repeat picture. But she's so stinking cute!

Yes, it’s a repeat picture. But she’s so stinking cute!

Buttercup is in the middle of her second year of life, which means she’s doing more and more funny things. And so today, your ten Monday smiles are ten things Buttercup has mastered. Enjoy!


10. Stripping naked

9. And climbing the steps

8. While shrieking, “Poopy dap-dap!” (translation: Read more >

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A Year of Happy Mondays – The Husband Games Edition

Woot! It’s Husband Games party week! So I hope you’ll indulge me as today’s top Monday smiles are ten things from The Husband Games that make me happy. And I hope Read more >

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A Year of Happy Mondays – Jamie The Klutz Edition

**Update: Since nobody was really close, I used to pick a random winner. Congratulations to Jennifer Stidham! She wins her choice of one of my ebooks! Scroll on down to see which of these ten I actually did!**

Today, because it’s Monday, and because I suspect many of you probably enjoy Read more >

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My Top Ten Patriotic Goals


Since my family is moving to the Washington, D.C. metro area, I’m making a resolution to visit these awesome sites in and around my new hometown sometime before next July 4th. On my own, I know I could do all this in about a month. But with Squeaker and Buttercup (and Munchkin, when he’s Read more >

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The Most Important Rule of Having a Clean House

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a mother in possession of a clean house must be in want of messy children

We had a huge party over the weekend, so the hubby convinced me to splurge on hiring someone to come in and clean the house. And we did. And it was beautiful. And peaceful. And wonderful.

And then all the children came home.

You know what that means?

1. The boys immediately went tornado on their Read more >

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