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This Week

I got the opportunity to go hear Kelly speaks at a local MOPS group yesterday morning. She did a wonderful job! I loved getting to hear her share. I was so proud of her.

I had lunch with my friend Tracey. Tracey has many health struggles, but it is neat to see how God is working in her life. She is one of the sweetest people I have ever met.
Emily made this at pre-school and I thought it was so cute. She explained the sign language for thank-you and then showed me her masterpiece. I love the detail of the earrings! I thought she may have said, I am thankful for my Mama, but said "my kitty." Then she explained that it was not Kristen,but Pink-a-boo. This would be the cat that spent maybe 24 hours in our home last April.

Emily went to a birthday party for her friend Isabella tonight. She had a great time.
Emily has had insomnia or something for the past two weeks. It is about to drive me and Steve CRAZY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She is tired, we are tired. I don't know what the deal is. I have cut out chocolate and sugar.
But, She slept ALL NIGHT last night!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She got a sticker on her sticker chart this morning.
She has been waking up every two or three hours and staying awake for at least an hour each time. She says nothing hurts. She wakes up happy during the night and just says, "I'm not sleepy."

More about that wonderful roast:
This is not a recipe where you would want to add potatoes and carrots. There is just not enough juice to cook them in.
Another thing.......this roast DOES have more juice than you think it will have just from reading the recipe.


Kelly said…
a few things..........
1. I'm so glad you came yesterday - it helped so much to look up and see you, Jennifer and Katie sitting in the back smiling!
2. I can't quit laughing about "my kitty". I seriously can't stop laughing.
3. Is Emily sleeping in BOWS?
4. Your posts are the funniest things in the world!
Tracy said…
I tried the roast today and it was great! Thank you so much for the recipe!
texas girl said…
I cant wait to try your roast. I died laughing I remeber reading about you kitty visitor but I had no idea its name was pinkaboo how adorable that is the best name!!! it must be so hard waking up that much its worst then if you had a new born because at that age they want to play! have you looked in to melatonin supplements its a chemical naturaly produced by the body she may have a lack of it I am not sure if its safe to give to children maybe something to ask your pediatrician
Nancy said…
I tried the roast....FABULOUS! It was buttery & I think Paula Deen would be so proud of you.
I started giving my girl a spoonful of pnut butter before bed & she has slept better since?!?! I heard protein before bed will help their adrenal system calm down & sleep better. Who knew?!
The Andlers said…
My nephew has been having the same issues with sleeping. He will be 4 in December and it is driving my sister crazy. Wonder what is going on? Are they just having major growth spurts or what?
Tara G. said…
We've had guard duty at the children's door each night... bleh. Soon, we hope, little 2 yr old missy will bend her will! Kids remember the funniest things, don't they?!
Laura Burciaga said…
I laugh out loud every time I read your blog!! Keep the funny stories and antics from your kids coming! ;) Also I can't wait to try the roast!!
Jeff and Steph said…
Well, there it goes again my Little House on the Prairie soul sister!!! 24 hours a day of Christmas movies on Hallmark channel. :( I think LHOP is on once a day... but it's going to be a LOT harder to catch ;)

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