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Friday Flotsam

front door / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR i d a y y y y y z z z z u u h h ! Have you ever noticed book carryovers? Because it happens to me ALL THE TIME. All.the.time. Like for instance, I’ll finish a book, then start a book, and there’s some bizarre commonality to them. A name (which is […]

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front porch / bev cooks

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFare you ever nervous how I’ll end this? POLL: What do we think about Pajama Day at school? Okay, as I pose this question, you must know – I don’t care one way or the other. The kids love it (for the most part), they think it’s funny (for the most part), and it makes […]

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fall tree / bev cooks

FrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrRRRRROCTOber! I have to have a colonoscopy. (oh, you needed a warning?) A colonoscopy. A butt hose. I have to do that thing. Why, you ask? Well, it wasn’t the call I’d expected yesterday morning from my doctor after waiting a couple of weeks for the poop-in-the-bucket results. (my mom is having a legit heart […]

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cheese plate / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRRReeleeweeseepee! I have THEE most major announcement of all time. Biggest of my career. Of adulthood. OF MY LIFE. We’re thinking about signing up for the neighborhood fall leaf pickup this year. I know! Can you believe it?! This is HUGE. I’m a product of my father, you see, and not one to pay for […]

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window tomatoes / bev cooks

Frrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrroop! You know what my problem is? My entire problem, I have it figured it out. Know what it is? (you’re like, “you mean we have to choose?”) This is my problem: I don’t use enough Saran Wrap. I don’t pull enough out of the box the first go around. I never pull enough. Never. […]

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blue and plants / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRRR i d a a a a a a a a a h! I just had this INTENSE dream that I need to tell you about. It was wild. And I just woke up from it. Like an hour ago. Depending on when you read this internet blog URL website post. Listen to this: I […]

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pretty flowers / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRamlamdampam! Let me see if I understand this correctly. A cicada egg baby is born like, on the ground? Is that it? Then it climbs down into the ground through a tiny dirty hole and stays there for seventeen entire years. Long enough to watch every season of Grey’s Anatomy. THEN, they crawl back out […]

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Heirloom Bakery / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRRRitz! ay! iday! Our monarch caterpillar ATE ITS OWN HEAD OFF. It did! Listen, this sounds wonky do, I know. But it happened. Literally happened. And I mean literally as in literally. We walked in to check on our one chrysalis and two baby caterpillars. (I forgot to tell you, we’re raising more. We are. […]

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playhouse / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRieeeeuuuuuuumuuuuday! (<–?) I’m sorry, what’s wrong with lemons? Yeah, you heard me. WHAT IS SO WRONG WITH A GOOD LEMON? Sorry to yell at you first thing on a Friday. I’m just trying to finally understand the phrase “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” LEMONADE? I don’t even like lemonade. But guess what I […]

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summer tomatoes / bev cooks

FRRRRRRRRRRRulumupududopolomo! YOU GUYS. We’re getting so close with this renovation. One week left. And I (think?) I mean it! We’re two weeks and a day in, with sixish days to go. It’s so dusty. It’s such chaos. It’s such a mess. Nothing is where it’s supposed to be. The bottoms of our feet and shoes […]

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