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c is for cococ is for coco, the very best chick.
d is for dancer, i’m known for my kick.”

    

congratulations to jenn who will soon be reading all about coco!  thanks to everyone who entered.  check back soon for my next bloggy giveaway.

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the w french quarterlast weekend we went on a sort of accidental vacation to new orleans.  we had a wedding to attend and had originally planned on a quick friday-to-sunday trip.  but, the friday and sunday flights were so awful, we decided to go thursday to monday and make the best of it.  also, the wednesday before we left we put our house on the market.  oh, and i had to build a new board for a web forum i moderate.

so, after packing things into storage, packing for the three of us for vacation, boarding the cats, taking the dog to my parents, setting up the new boards, cleaning like a maniac and staging the house all magazine-like, i really, really needed a vacation.

when we got home it was hurry-up-and-put-everything-away-and-make-the-house-all lovely-again time.  the next day nugget daddy had travel overnight and of course that was when someone called to see the house.  after that experience we will absolutely be keeping the house as close to perfect all the time.

mrs. meyer's clean day laundry detergentat least that showing gave me a chance to sneak off to the grocery store and do some major restocking.  i finally picked up some mrs. meyer’s detergent in lavender scent to try out.  it smells so lovely that i didn’t mind doing a single one of the eight hundred loads of laundry i’ve washed since!

so, just in case you were wondering why in the hell i’ve been so lazy and not blogging, there you have it.  i hear nugget peeping.  so much for napping on nugget daddy!

    1. pepperoni pizza from the old sir pizza in winter park
    2. orange dole whip from sunshine tree terrace in adventureland
    3. baby aspirin
    4. the last tender, buttery piece of lobster i ate, after which i discovered my shellfish allergy
    5. iced original tropical paradise tea, sweet
    6. jell-o pudding pops, chocolate
    7. cheese pizza from mannino’s in davenport
    8. the first sip from a freshly opened pepsi can
    9. egg and cheese on a kaiser from any deli in new jersey
    10. pepperidge farm’s mint milano cookies
    11. côte d’or milk chocolate, which my sister and i affectionately refer to as “elephant chocolate”
    12. strawberries dipped in powdered sugar
    13. crushed tylenol mixed into in strawberry kool-aid (gross, mom), because of which i learned how to swallow tablets at a really, really young age
    14. root beer sticks swizzled to a fine point while riding the train
    15. traditional swiss fondue and bûche de noël on christmas eve
    16. grape powerade in the tomorrowland stage trailer and warm cans of original from the parade shed
    17. cinnamon toast (cinnamon & powdered sugar broiled on white bread)
    18. bisquick pancakes
    19. frusen glädjé ice cream
    20. communion wafers dissolving, stuck to the roof of my mouth
    21. fish-shaped red bean bun from japan at epcot
    22. watermelon jolly rancher matinis (a super dag daddy) at sapphire supper club in orlando
    23. jfk fried chicken in east harlem
    24. as much wasabi as i can slather on a piece of tuna sashimi
    25. tempura chicken from the sukiyaki house
    26. blt, toasted with miracle whip
    27. screwballs and atomic fireballs from the ice cream man
    28. the original daiquiri ice flavor from baskin-robbins
    29. mcdonald’s shamrock shakes
    30. french onion soup at the old 94th aerosquadron restaurant in central florida
    31. pillsbury cinnamon rolls on saturday mornings
    32. crêpes with brown sugar

     

    what are your 32 flavors?

    no, seriously, consider yourself tagged. 🙂  i want to see your list on your blog.  happy weekend!

march's daffodils

wordless wednesday

it’s such a lovely springy day here. let’s celebrate with my first bloggy giveaway!

bitter with baggage seeks samei heart sloane tanen. if you haven’t read bitter with baggage seeks same, you really must. girl is f-u-n-n-y and her chicks are hysterical. go on and check it out. i’ll wait.

see how hilarious that was? now you can imagine my delight over her foray into children’s books.

  

  

c is for coconaturally, nugget’s library is stocked with the requisite copies of where is coco going, coco counts and c is for coco. lucky for you an extra copy of c is for coco was sent our way, and now it could be on its way to you!

to enter just post a comment and link back to this post on your blog. easy peasy! nugget will draw the winning name out of a hat on march 31st.

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