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I like to sew.

One of the things that brings me joy, other than taking care of my boy herd, is to SEW!!  Unfortunately, I have been unable to make time for this oh-so-important hobby.  Sew (Like my play on words??), I’ve set my sewing table back up in my bedroom, and I’m ready to start a project!!  Project […]

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Doves

Doves

Have you ever noticed that doves are always around in pairs?  If you see one, chances are his or her mate is nearby.  They are monogamous creatures.  I’m sure there’s a great blog post in there somewhere, but for now, I just thought I’d share. Enjoying Spring, ~Mama Tutu

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30 Days of Lists (Lists 11-15)

List 11: Date Night Ideas (goes without saying that all of these would be sans children) 1.  Dinner I didn’t have to cook – either out or in. 2.  Coffee and lazily browsing a bookstore 3.  After-bedtime movie in bed 4.   A stroll on the beach 5.  Night at the Symphony List 12: Weekly […]

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30 Days of Lists (Days 6-10)

List 6:  Least Favorite Words 1.  Can’t 2.  Stupid 3.  “F” word that rhymes with “art”.  Can’t even write it. 4.  Racial/Derogatory slurs 5.  very, truly, really — are these REALLY necessary?? List 7: Blog Goals 1.  Keep it real 2.  Write frequenlty 3.  Keep it interesting & relevant 4.  Don’t dominate the posts — […]

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30 Days of Lists

A friend of mine prompted me into looking at to the 30 days of lists blog, because she is participating.   While I don’t know that I could do this every day, I like the idea, so I thought I’d play along by doing several in one post.  You should take a look at the […]

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Our Social Media Links

Did you know Trains and Tutus is on Facebook and Twitter?  Both are connected to our blog, so you’ll see a link any time we write a new post.  “Like” our Facebook Page or follow us on Twitter @trainsandtutus! It’s that simple.

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Broken

Broken

Do you ever feel like your life is fine one day, and the next that it’s in a million pieces?  I’m having one of those days.  We’ve had a rough adjustment getting back to “normal” this week.  The girls have half-heartedly done school, mostly because I have not been as organized as usual myself.  I’m […]

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Choosing Adventure over my Comfort Zone

Choosing Adventure over my Comfort Zone

I am not what you would call an adventurer.  I am a home-body.  I’m not really an introvert, but more of a lover of the routine.  I like what I like.  I could eat the same food for 5 days in a row for lunch and be fine with that.  I don’t like leaving my […]

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Lessons from Exodus

So… the whole patience thing.  I screwed up.  Again. Yesterday, one day after my renewed commitment to do better, I failed to control my temper and yelled at my sweet girl.  (Who I had TOLD I needed a quiet time, and who was disobeying by ignoring me, and who then spilled a drink all over […]

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The Houston Blizzard of 2011

The Houston Blizzard of 2011

They built it up all week.  Monday, it was 70 degrees outside and beautiful.  By Thursday, it was COLD and the forecast was 80% chance of snow for Friday morning.  In Houston. Amazing.  Too good to be true?  YES.  Sadly, when my baby (translate – 5 year old) woke up Friday morning, her first words […]

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