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Weekend Goals

September 25, 2009

1. Watch three episodes of Mad Men. 2. Finish reading Midwives. 3. Prepare my blog posts for next week. It’s anniversary week! 4. Clean the floors. 5. Run at least once. 6. Cook something…maybe. 0 Like

#7. Do A Bike Race: Tour de Pink Recap!

September 13, 2009

This morning I rode in my first ever biking event. It was a lot of fun and I definitely want to do more like it. Whenever I thought about it yesterday, I got nervous. Mainly just because I had never done this type of race before so I was afraid of not being prepared and not knowing where to go or what to do. It wasn’t timed or competitive, so I wasn’t worried about doing well. And since this was my first time, I chose to go the shortest distance, 12 miles, which is less than I routinely ride so I knew it would be easy. My wonderful husband came with me because I didn’t know anyone else, but he…
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On Being A Wife

August 22, 2009

My husband and I have been married almost a year. Although I’m not planning on trading in my scrubs and stethoscope anytime soon, I have this crazy idea that I can be both a full-time, successful nurse and a fantastic, domestic wife. In my mind that means everything from keeping the house clean, doing chores, cooking frequent meals, budgeting and saving money, decorating the house, entertaining, and gardening to birthing babies and keeping my husband happy. In some of those areas I am quite deficient, which bothers me if I’m honest with myself. So yesterday, my day off, I resolved to be the perfect housewife. First there were the four piles of dog vomit that needed to be cleaned. Step…
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weekend review

August 16, 2009

I’m propped up in bed ready to read for an hour or so before drifting off to sleep and then starting another week. Before I do that, though, I wanted to share a few things with you from the weekend. We babysat our nephew Lucas for the first time. He was adorable, calm, smiley, perfect for the first half. Then he got hungry, so he started to cry. We fed him every last drop of milk that we had. We burped him and got four really good ones. We changed his diaper. We held him and walked around with him, and sang to him. He continued to cry…for about an hour and a half. It was actually quite cute to…
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Chicken and Dumplings

August 7, 2009

Here is a recipe that I used to complete my goal of cooking dinner 4 times in 4 weeks. (Don’t judge, I have to start somewhere!) This was one of my husband’s favorite meals so in order to learn exactly how to make it, I asked his mom to come over and cook it with me for the first time. It turned out so good that I decided to make it again today, only a couple of weeks later. Ingredients: Chicken 1-2 pounds of chicken tenders (or whatever kind of chicken you like) 1 cup Bisquick 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon pepper Vegetable oil 1 26-ounce can cream of chicken soup Ingredients: Dumplings 2 1/4 cups Bisquick…
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