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Life is like a bright, beautiful, round lemon… Sometimes sweet. Sometimes sour.

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What’s in the freezer 10/5/18

I have several things in my freezer right now to get you through your weekend. Please text me if you see anything you may need (806)577-2070

1 – Breakfast Casserole (saugsage, egg and cheese) $24.00

1 – Family Pan – Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti $36.00

1 – Party Pan (approximately 14 servings)-  Pork for Street Tacos. The meat is also really great for breakfast burritos, egg scrambles, burritos and nachos. You can add some bbq sauce for sandwiches or you can even put it on a baked potato.  YUM!! $70.00

2 – 16 oz – Pulled Pork – See Above. $12.00 each

5 – 8 oz Chicken Tortilla Soup. $6.00 each

3 – 6×8 – Poppyseed Chicken. $12.00

3 – 6×8 – Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti. $12.00 each

2 – 6×8 – Beefy Spaghetti. $12.00 each

1 – Individual –  Beefy Spaghetti. $6.00

2 – Individual – Pepperoni Chicken with angel hair pasta. $6.00 each

2 – 6×8 – Secret Spicy Meatloaf. $12.00 each

2 – 6×8 – Chicken Pot Pies. $12.00 each

Have you called your mother today? Day 23 of 152… We Will Talk About This Later

Funny how the roles reverse.  I’ve mentioned this before as far as the caretaker. I have noticed as of late, behaviors seem to reverse as well. Stubbornness. Sassyness. Defiance. Denial. Or maybe that is just my family.

Just today I had to tell my mother not to take a shower until I got home.  Very similar to something I would say to my children.  Of course, she didn’t mind me and took two tumbles.  My brother, John, and my husband, David, were thankfully home with her.  They were able to help her afterward.

When I arrived they told me what had happened. I tried to talk to her about it. She wouldn’t even look me in the eye. She raised her hand and simply said, “we will talk about this later.”  In other words, she was too embarrassed and knew what she had done risked the safety of her health.

Like a child, she got caught and hoped I would forget and not be as difficult on her if we waited until later to talk about it.  The truth is. I was not mad at her.  I was worried she was hurt. I was frieghtened at what could have happened.  Just like she would be if the role were reversed.  Just like I would be if I was in the same situation with one of my children.

One thing I have learned for sure from this entire experience with my mother; do not wait until later.  There may not be a later.

Making memories~

Jennifer

Have you called your mother today? Day 22 of 152… A Time To Refresh

Create a time to refresh~not just the toes
Create a time to refresh~not just the toes

It’s a treat not to have to call my mother on days when I get to sit right beside her and have meaningful conversations face to face.  I enjoy not having to discuss her medical condition all the time.  Today we enjoyed a little girl time.  I was able to give her a mini-pedicure. I haven’t done that in thirty years!

She keeps flexing her toes to admire the freshly shaped nails and color.  All girls enjoy having pretty toes! Right? Right!

I have several friends who remember spending the night with me when I was younger who also remember painting my mother’s toenails at the sleepover.  Funny! I wonder how she bribed us into doing that?

New goal-Spend more time with my girls painting toenails…not at the spa but at home.  Create time..time to cleanse, time to refresh…not just the toes.

Once again. Memories. They settle in so deeply that you forget about them for years until a tiny wisp brings them back up for air. Could it be an angel fluttering by? My imagination would like to think so.

Making memories~

Jennifer

 

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