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March 30, 2013

Saturday by the numbers SOLC #30

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Saturday by the numbers...

20 people at brunch tomorrow
2 cakes baked
21 eggs colored
1 counter covered with flour
4 loads of laundry
1 helpful yet messy daughter
1 more trip to Target for 4 missing items
41 plastic eggs retrieved from the basement
2 Easter baskets prepared, but not hidden
6 bottles of bubbles ready to be enjoyed by kids
1 bag of jelly beans opened too early
2 handfuls of jelly beans consumed
2 egg casseroles still need to be made
4 dozen pierogis wait in the freezer
10 purple toenails on 
       2 bare feet propped up on an outdoor ottoman in
            58 degree weather under
                  1 shining sun on
                       1 comfy couch... Resting until Round
2 of cooking and preparing for
20 people
Begins again


  1. Sounds like you deserve to sit with the sun shining on you! Have a wonderful Easter brunch!

  2. I love the numbers post! I've tried...I can't seem to write by the numbers. Enjoy your break with your feet up!

  3. I would love to try the numbers. Maybe another day. Twomorrow?

  4. I think you have crunched the numbers and have come up with a winning combination. Glad you got to rest a little in the warm sunshine. Have a great Easter!

  5. Today was really busy. Hopefully tomorrow is more relaxing!

  6. 10 purple toenails were a surprising entry to the list! Fun! A busy day preparing, hope tomorrow will be a wonderful day to enjoy.

  7. Have a wonderful brunch. I like the image of 10 purple toes drying in the sun.

  8. Wow Chris you have been very busy but sounds like it will be fun with family and friends..enjoy the last couple of days!

  9. Phew! I was tired just reading your numbers. And really glad when we got to the part where you got to sit with your feet up and rest a little. Hope you have a blessed Easter!