Tag Archives: pickles

The Dog and Pony Show that is Student Led Conferences

It’s that time of year again when for 4 days during the second busiest week of the entire freaking year in early December, the elementary and middle school kids all come home 2 and a half hours early so their teachers … Continue reading

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Holiday Guests, Cloud 8 Style

I received an email from The Container Store today with a list of suggestions of how to organize my guest space to make my holiday company feel welcome and comfortable.  Everyone needs tips like these over the holidays to remind … Continue reading

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Pickles’ New Shoes. Just. like. always.

If you know anything about Pickles, know that he does not like change.  He is like Henry in the Oswald kids’ show.  Henry (who is voiced by Squiggy, which is extremely awesome) goes to the corner restaurant and every time … Continue reading

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Big Wheels and Big Boys

Most holidays, we members of Cloud 8 pack up our rockin minivan and head to Camp Mamaw (Husband’s parents’ place).  This Thanksgiving was no exception.  Mamaw and Dat rock and are lots of fun to visit.  Plus, there are lots of fun things … Continue reading

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Sunday Smackdown: Lego Hoverboarder vs Robot Junkyard

This Sunday Smackdown is brought to you by both Pickles and Sweet Pea, but mostly Pickles.  Today there was an epic battle between the Lego Hoverboarder and the Robot Junkyard robots.  They were playing so nicely, I was lulled into … Continue reading

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Pickles and the plane.

While we are on the topic of anxiety (wait, were we?)  In my mind we were and that’s all that matters, duh.  Here is a little story about Pickles. When Pickles was three and Sweet Pea was almost six we … Continue reading

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Sunday Smackdown: Shorties vs Me

This Sunday Smackdown is brought to you by all the Shorties and me.  This morning the battle was Shorties vs Me.  I lost.  All I wanted to do was sit just so under my cork tree like Ferdinand and all … Continue reading

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