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Pretzel Sunday

I just love this picture of Muffin. Whenever I separate laundry, she has to jump into the baskets of clothes (yuck!). Last week she stayed in this basket while I was throwing jeans in it. I finally got down on the floor and took her picture buried under several pairs of jeans. Too cute, but she's not too smart!

The second photo is Corby and Kaitlin's first attempt ever at making pretzels. As they were rolling them out, they both complained that they weren't going to turn out - said the dough was too thick and hard to handle. Well, THEY ARE GREAT! I brushed a little butter on my warm pretzel, and YUM, YUM, YUM! Kaitlin and I both like the Aunt Annie's pretzels at the mall, and these are very comparable! Now I have my own pretzel makers at home! That's nice, as we very rarely go to the mall.

Brandon and I got online this morning and applied for his school loan, the part he has to supplement. It's a lot of money for freshman year, so of course, we had to co-sign for him. Hopefully he will get that internship that pays $2500. We won't know until the first of August. He got his room assignment in the mail yesterday, and it IS his good friend, Brady. Although we figured that was who his roommate would be, since they both applied to room together; there are no sure things - so they were both happy when they found out. I've started making a list of things he will be needing to take along. I'm trying to pick up a few things here and there so we aren't hit with a huge amount come the middle of August!

The boys are both working 11-8 today; Kaitlin is off. Corby plans to fix chicken & noodles for dinner. I am doing my usual Sunday chores: laundry, laundry, laundry and more laundry (along with a few other things!).

I'm still reading Revenge of Innocents, by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg. I haven't had much time to read the last few days, but I'm about 2/3 through it, and it's good.

Quote for the day:
one of the most valuable
blessings that Heaven has
bestowed upon mankind.


Lenore said…
hey! you know I still have a lot in storage from when i was in school that brandon can have if he wants. sadly, John stole my bar fridge but.... I have a toaster, blender, tons of stuff. Not sure what he's allowed to have in the dorm room...but when you get a list together, let me know :)

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