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Sheeeeee’s baaaack…

May 15, 2006

Whew, did you think I gave up posting?  Don’t worry, I’m still sticking to it.  We just had a busy weekend.  Saturday went well.  Vince came home from the lock-in and crashed for a while.  Then we made the mad dash to get the house picked up for a 12-2 o’clock showing.  We headed out for the craft fairs (big disappointment there) and the Flower and Jazz Festival.  We had a lot of fun walking around at the Flower Fest.  And Eric and his band were AWESOME!  If they are ever in your area catching a show would be a great date night.  We had some fudge and fresh-squeezed lemonade (what festival is complete with out them?) and came home when we were just about completely worn out!

I had to take a nap after staying up all night to finished the Mother’s Day gifts.  I was woken up by the boys and Vince holding three bouquets of gerber daisies and telling me I had to get ready for my appointment.  To my BIG surprise Vince had lined up a babysitter, made an appointment for me to get a manicure and took me out to dinner.  Soooo much fun.  We ended our date with a trip to The Pour House Cafe for two Breve (like a latte, but it’s made with half and half) so rich and yummy.Sunday started just like every other Sunday, a chaotic frenzy of showers, getting dressed and feeding the kids breakfast in time to make it to church.  GREAT sermon by Rich, continuing our study of prayer.  Also had a presentation by a team preparing to go to Kenya this summer working with disabled children there.  Check them out!  I took another round of photos for the church directory and then we headed home.  As we pulled up some one was leaving our house.  YIKES!!!  We had never received a call for a showing, beds were unmade, clothes were all over bedrooms and cereal bowls were still on the table.  Oh well.  We were LESS than happy about that.  Who makes an appointment for a showing on Mother’s Day?!?!?  Just rude all around!  Surprise, surprise we got the feedback from that one today and they were not interested. Oh wait here’s my favorite part

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It didn’t show well because of all the mess; it turned my clients off somewhat, having seen immaculate homes prior to this one

  HELLOOOOO it was MOTHER’S DAY!?!?  Did you think I was going to spend the day cleaning for you (especially sine I had no idea you were coming)?  Get real!  So for those keeping notes, I have completely lost interest in selling this house.  I am so over this.  I mean really, keeping a house ready for showings with these kids, just not going to happen.  But anyway, here we sit, still waiting…

I took part in a teleconference this afternoon on "Balancing Motherhood and SU!" just when I thought that wasn’t possible.  Definitely got me a little excited.  Time for a family meeting so we can re-define my business.  Wish me luck. 

Mother’s Day continues today, Vince made dinner last night courtesy of a delish recipe from Giada De Laurentis and there are lots of left-overs.  Hey maybe I’ll get out for some scrapbooking tonight.  Well, that about updates everything.  I am going to try a MOMS Club meeting tomorrow.  I’ve heard it’s not like MOPS but I am going to try it out.  Talk to you later.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Auntie Kisses aka Sister Laurie permalink
    May 16, 2006 12:19 AM

    Sounds like you had a great Mother’s Day Sis (You deserve it) … aside from the very rude realitor & clients!!! Thanks for the update … I missed you 😦

  2. Karen permalink
    May 17, 2006 9:08 AM

    Don’t you just LOVE the feedback. I’m writing a book. No lie!! Anyway, so glad to hear Vince is getting to be a good cook 😉 Can’t wait to put his new skills to good use 🙂 Hugs, Mom

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