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Around this home… there are primary colors.

Over Christmas break, we went rug shopping with my mom and it was just about the undoing of James, who pulled me aside at one point to let me know that he had an hour left in him before he … Continue reading

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Around this home…there are single lady cat pictures.

Heard and seen around this house lately: “Sorry I couldn’t answer, but I had to Instagram a picture of my cat.“ “Um… you know that you are married now, right? You don’t have to do that anymore. “ Not only … Continue reading

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Around this home…there are pizzas that mate for life, and further food talk.

Heard around this home lately… “Totino’s pizzas are like ducks… they mate for life. So if I eat one, you have to eat one too.” We sing a lot of Les Mis mash-ups around this home. All of James’ versions … Continue reading

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What’s in a name… A “W,” obviously!

Confession: I am not good at interior design. I may have already mentioned this, but I have had a really hard time decorating our home and I don’t really understand why. I’m artsy, I love well decorated homes, and I … Continue reading

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This is how adults have snow days.*

1. The evening before, decide that the snow day will happen. Ignore all the proof against it (like it being, you know, MARCH) or the lack of precedent (because grad school doesn’t really have snow days) and prove your belief … Continue reading

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Around this home… there are plants that I kill.

“Why can’t I keep anything alive?” “Listen, I love you, but you’re a plant killer. It’s what you do. It’s a good thing our children won’t need to photosynthesize.” “But I  photosynthesize! Think of how much sun I have to have … Continue reading

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Around this home… there are pillows you can’t sleep on.

 “How is it that we have 7 pillows on the bed and I can only sleep with one of them?”  “Because 5 of them are decorative pillows.” “All 5? Can’t I just use this big fluffy one?” “No – that’s … Continue reading

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