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It Was Kind Of A Quest…Gina’s Favorites

It Was Kind Of A Quest…Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley

We watched The Hobbit last night, which got me thinking about what a shame it is that we don’t have great adventures like that in our life.  Then, I remembered that sometimes we do. Sort of.

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So, this week I figure my It Was Kind Of A Quest post is just right for Throwback Day.

It Was Kind Of A Quest

It Was Kind Of A Quest
by Gina Valley

We just spent hours rehabilitating our kitchen trash can.

Yes, it’s old.  Yes, it’s dented.  Yes, it’s scratched and the lid doesn’t close right and the foot pedal came off.  Yes, it’s really beyond repair.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Gina Valley It Was Kind Of A Quest Trash Garbage CanBut, we can’t buy a new one.

We just can’t.

We can’t afford it.  It costs too much.

Trying Out For The Olympic Cottage Cheese Team

Trying Out For The Olympic Cottage Cheese Team
by Gina Valley

Well, that’s a record.

We’ve managed to spill the cottage cheese when it has been in our custody for less than an hour.

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Actually, the safely seal was still on it.

Had the safety seal remained intact after the tumble from the top shelf of our refrigerator to the hardwood floor in front of it,

It’s Not Mess – It’s Safety Equipment

It’s Not Mess – It’s Safety Equipment

I saw a cool looking centerpiece on Pinterest. Of course I know if I make it, it will neither look like the Pinterest picture nor look cool.  But more importantly, where would I put it?

I don’t know about your family, but mine lives in constant fear of a sudden end of gravity.  And, as a result, we have prepared each and every horizontal and semi-horizontal surface in our home for such an eventuality by carefully and completely weighing down and covering every such surface.

If I’m Ugly It’s Cuz My Kids Didn’t Put The Milk Away

If I’m Ugly It’s Cuz My Kids Didn’t Put The Milk Away
by Gina Valley

They always leave the milk out.  Always.

I’m not sure if they’re trying to drive me insane by pretending they don’t hear my many reminders to return the cow juice to its frosty home, or if they are trying to help me save money by making cheese, but my pack never puts the milk away.

Don’t Eat THAT!!!

Don’t Eat THAT!!!

The Professor came out of our kitchen looking rather glum a couple nights ago.  One might even say, “downtrodden,” were one living in the 1800’s.

Astute wife that I am, I asked, “What?”

“Droppings,” he answered in typical guy minimalistic verbiage.

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