Poppycock and Sunshine

The adventures of a crazy girl trying to live a quiet, slower Provincial lifestyle in an hectic, fast paced, American society.

Simple Sunday March 27, 2011

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Today was one of those days. I woke up at 3 in the afternoon after suffering a tumultuous night with a screaming soar throat and a fuzzy head. The sleeping pills did NOT work last night, needless to say. I awoke to a very full bed, completely enveloped by two cats on one side and two dogs on the other. I kicked them off and stumbled my way into the kitchen. I finally started to feel whole again only after the first sip of my handmade americano. And then came the whole wheat/wheat germ pancakes with Bonne Maman jam and two fried eggs courtesy of my own two girls. Could this day get any better, you ask? It certainly has started well, that is for certain! I then settled in on the sofa with americano number two and watched Eat, Pray, Love via Netflix streaming. Have you read that book? No? Go now, to your nearest bookstore and buy it tout de suite! It’s on my top 5 list. There’s a point in the book and the movie when she says, “I’m so tired of everyone telling me I need a man!” The man she happens to be with at the time, the man she eventually spends her life with, replies, “You don’t need a man. You need a champion!”. I love that. I love it even more when I realize that that is exactly what I’ve found in Daniel. A champion. That is what I have been really trying to focus on lately. The blessings in my life, both great and small. Finally finding my “champion”. A morning americano. A good movie. A stolen lazy day. The luxury of a good book. A trip to Portland.

The movie made me hungry for Indian food, so the day was made complete with a run to our favorite Indian restaurant in Gig Harbor, Gateway to India, for a little takeout. Sipping on some delicious chai on my way home, listening to some Ray LeMonange, I had to breath a long sigh of gratitude.


Oh Happy Day! December 26, 2010

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The table was set and lovely….


The candles lit and warm….


The presents all ready for attack…..


The fondue pots were ready at wait…..


Sweet snuggles……


David latched on to Papa immediately, much to his delight…..


“Yay! I got bad guys!!!!!!”


The official wrapping ripper…..


The moment after Liam hugged his uncle and thanked him for “the bad guys”…..


The fondue feast……


All this present unwrapping business is exhausting!


At the end of it all, tired pup pups smooshed together in the back seat…..


Love love love. December 7, 2010

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I love Etsy. It’s ever so slightly addicting.

I love these earrings.


And these…..


And these…..


But especially these…..


Get them HERE.


Blah, blah, blah August 29, 2010

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I currently have a case of the “blahs”. And I’m a bit disappointed in myself  as well. Due to sickness and what have you, I fell behind on my 365 project and thus have totally abandoned it. Which I hate. It’s hard when one feels totally uninspired. 😦

I hate the “blahs”. I just hate them.


Project 365, Day 14 July 6, 2010

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“Many’s the long night I’ve dreamed of cheese, toasted mostly.”

-Robert Louis Stevenson



Happy Birthday to Me April 25, 2010

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“The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” -Lucille Ball



Cookies anyone? April 8, 2010

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