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Mike and I have a new favorite snack. Slice up some Honeycrisp apples. Dip in caramel. Dip in chopped pecan bits. It’s pretty much a caramel apple that is oh so much easier to eat. Thanks to my mom and Kelly for helping me think this one up. Mmmmm Fall goodness! Also, Mike introduced me to a great new wine. It’s called Harbor Red by Good Harbor. It’s a Michigan wine, and it only costs $10! You can find it at Meijer for you Midwest folk. Mike and I love wine; we went to Napa for our honeymoon. While this isn’t a high-end vintage, it is something that we can really enjoy with our dissected version of caramel apples.
I lost my favorite earrings some time ago in the past. I say “some time” because if I knew when I lost them I would have found them sooner…I think. Anyway, I have been praying like a church lady (which I am) to St. Anthony to find these earrings. My mom told me Wednesday morning that she had a dream I found them while repainting my jewelry box (which I was planning to do that morning). Lo and behold, there they were. Right in the back of the box. Sneaky suckers. St. Anthony FTW!
And, here are some pictures of the jewelry box — before and after…using my new photo skills again. The first picture was after we started sanding it. I forgot to take one before that because I was too excited! The second is the after picture. Duh. You know how before and after works, right?
I miss my brother. There. I said it. I wish he lived in Michigan, but I am so proud of him. He is doing so well out in Cali. He travels to China all the time for work. Last time, he brought back a whole bunch of cool scarves for me! But, I just want him to come home and meet my daughter. I miss you, brudder.
Why did the hipster burn his mouth on the coffee? Because he drank it before it was cool.
On Tuesday, Ellen laughed at me! Her first laugh :) I knew I was funnier than Mike! Also that day, my twin came to visit me. Ellen was so confused. Here is a picture of us. I think that is me on the left; I don’t know though.
I took Ellen to my cousin Mady’s volleyball game on Monday. You’d think after all of the volleyball I played in my life I would remember how loud buzzers and whistles are in an echo-y gymnasium. Baby girl FLIPPED OUT! Poor Ellen. So, I watched the game from the hallway while Ellen finally napped and I sat on the nasty floor. Then she got hungry, so, of course, I fed her while people gave me the stink eye. Get over it people. I know what’s under your clothes too. Anyway, Mommy is still learning how to integrate a baby into her life apparently. I’ll get there.
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Love love love baby laughs! And I’m totally dipping my honeycrisp apples in caramel when I get home. The jewelry box looks great!
Kat Hulett says
Then she got hungry, so, of course, I fed her while people gave me the stink eye. Get over it people. I know what’s under your clothes too”
LOVED THAT, I actually laughed out loud!! I love reading your blog. I, soon to be mother of three, am inspired by you!
and yes baby laughs are the BEST.
and I think I may have mentioned this before, but I think your twin Kim is one of my really good friend’s cousin
Jaclyn T says
Thanks for stopping my Positive Ponderings and giving your thoughts. I added a section to my post to help clarify that I am not trying to offend those who believe in the bible (which is a large portion of my soon-to-be in-law family whom I love and respect).
As for the crochet rug, I have made some using fabric and it is super fun!
Jaclyn T says
And I LOVE your comment that everyone is deserving of support and love–so true (and POSITIVE!) :)
Jen @ Caved In says
Ahh hipster jokes never get old. And are baby laughs not the best thing in the whole wide world?? I have so many videos of Sullivan laughing because I know I’m going to miss it when he’s older.
Have a great weekend!
You all make me smile like a baby! And Jaclyn, I think it’s great that you opened up the topic. There are so many conflicting views and it isn’t something that has to be heated, just discussed :)
Your twin!! You must have so much fun confusing people :) hahahahaha!!!!
That snack sounds so good, yet so fattening. I enjoyed reading this post. Just found your site on problogger. Consider it bookmarked. :) Have a great day! Rochelle.
Hi Rochelle! Thanks for reading. Feel free to subscribe too so you never miss a post. And, enjoy those apples…it’s not fattening if you truly enjoy it ;)