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About Lauren

Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

Thanks, flour bag.

October 16, 2018

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I would never have guessed that this is not a powdery snack. Even mixed with water, you have to cook it, people! What are they going to tell me about cat kibble? Must I cook that, too?

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Whoops.

October 16, 2018

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I’ve been waking up pretty consistently at 4:30 each morning, and have tried to go back to sleep for another half-hour with limited success. Last night it all caught up to me and I was asleep by 9. (I forgot to write a post.) Anyway, I’m driving the toaster to work today and leaving a […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like….

October 14, 2018

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Yep. It snowed on Sunday. I heard about it on Saturday, but I have a healthy share of skepticism in my soul and thought we’d just see flurries. When I went downstairs for breakfast it was raining and when I went upstairs to get ready it was snowing. We drove to church in some flurries […]

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Tiny car and a big party

October 13, 2018

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The banner picture is the only one I took of Rosa’s housewarming party. Rachel, Anna and I drove up to her ‘Welcome to my Casa’ party. She had over a dozen people in that adorable apartment, and a very good time was had by all. I resisted showing my home envy, but not very well. […]

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Still!!!

October 11, 2018

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What the heck, weather.com? It is mid-October! (They still have the thunderstorm warning for September 20th.)

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It’s cold!

October 10, 2018

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I was at school and then at a meeting and when I came home, the house was good and cold! 62! It’s been at 64 a few times but this is bliss. I turned the oil heater on and snuggled up under a blanket. No furnace for me….. yet…..

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