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I am a bereaved mother and wife. I began this blog to help me look for the "good things" in life after my daughter, "Babybear", died in July 2005. Three years later, her daddy, my husband, "Bear", died in November 2008. (You'll find a link to their stories on my blog) And now, as difficult as it is, I continue to look for the good things in my life as I learn my new normal with my pup, "Furrybear", at my side. And the angels on my shoulder...

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

When did I get so old? (A 3-in-1 post!)

It's my birthday! Not that that's anything to get all excited about. Woke up this morning to yet another dumping of snow. It's only the beginning of December and the first "real" snowfall was only a couple weeks ago, yet there's more than enough snow. The worst part is that there's bound to be more since our winters tend to last from October - April.

But anyway, look what the hubby got me for my birthday!



It's an Angel Cheek. He has bought me several of them since our daughter died, but I am quite certain this one is my favorite one (in addition to the refrigerator magnet Angel Cheek) Isn't it adorable? I just love the baby angel!



Some of my regular readers may remember this post. Last week, my husband had the week off (lucky duck) and so he was home with Emma most of it. He left her alone and outside the kennel twice during this time but for only 20 min. She did well, but yet, I worried. Twenty minutes isn't really that long, compared to the 5 - 6 hrs she would be alone on a normal work day.

Bear went back to work very early this morning (Started at 4:30 AM) and so when I left to go to work, I was very nervous about leaving Emma outside the kennel on her own for most of the day, and not confined to the kitchen or other room. (which is what we did at first til she ate through the baby gate) I worried all day, but everything turned out fine. Emma was a good girl all day! Yay! I'm so proud of her! I hope that this means we won't ever have to worry about leaving her home alone and that she can have some freedom within the house while we're away. I think we'll all be happier for it.



Today the Salvation Army pick up service came and picked up 3 boxes and 2 bags of things we purged from our basement! I didn't think to take a picture of it outside waiting, but you can see the pictures of my purge pile in this post!

I feel so good about getting so much out of my house. I look forward to tackling more around my house! (But not tonight.... haha)

11 comments:

The Lazy Organizer said...

Wow, great job with the organizing!!! Those shelves do look great. I have several boxes of toys and clothes waiting to get dropped off. I really need to tackle that this week.

Blake and Lilly's Momma said...

Happy Birthday to YOU
Happy Birthday to YOU
Happy Birthday dear Teri (or is it Terri? I forget now... it's late)
Happy Birthday to yoooooouuuuu :)

I LOVE the angel :) How sweet! What did y'all do for your bday?

I am still waiting for pics of Emma with Santa... *fingers tapping*

Jo

Kacie said...

Yippee! Happy birthday!!!

crystal wolf said...

Happy Birthday!

Yay for Emma, what a good girl. :)

Amber said...

happy birthday! that angel is adorable!

Kimberlee said...

Happy Birthday :)
The Angel Cheek is adorable.

I love decluttering and getting things out of the house. It does feel so good. Good job.

Jen Sue Wild said...

Happy Birthday Teri..
I love the Angel cheek.
Great job on being good Emma...

Kerith Collins said...

happy b-day to you...and your basement looks great...even your wrapping paper has a place!
Kerith
http://chunkyyetfunky.wordpress.com

Esther said...

That angel is precious!!

Esther said...

ps..Thank you so much for reading my blog and leaving a nice comment! My blog has gone private now. If you would like an invite to read, please email me at
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Hugs, Esther

Joc(e) said...

Those Angel Cheeks are so cute. Cindy (lingling) sent me one once. :-) Good job B! And good for you too Ter!