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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.

The Failure Story

December 12, 2019

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The Failure Story

So, we ordered some new plates for school a while back. The old ones were at least 20 years old and when we had blueberries, it took a round of Oxyclean to remove the stains, and even then, they weren’t ‘clean’ then. The new ones are nice and smooth, but are quite deep. A month […]

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Missed step

December 12, 2019

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Dang it. I started to make a post last night, then Sam came over to talk to Lloyd about a truck that Gracen is thinking about getting. We had a good visit, but then I watched another episode of the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and completely forgot about the post. It’ll keep. What else can I […]

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Ring ring

December 10, 2019

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We had a staff meeting this evening, so I got home a bit late. Then Lloyd needed some help getting some tickets ready for a raffle (future post). I’m headed to the couch to watch some television before bed, so here are some funny cats to make everyone smile! If that’s not cute enough, here […]

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So gross.

December 9, 2019

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So gross.

I love pickled beets. Do you? I hope so. They are a delightful treat, causing pink stains of joy wherever they go. I usually buy mine in a can, since they’re cheaper that way. See this batch? See what’s wrong? I didn’t. Not before my first bite. Have you ever eaten plain beets? They are […]

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Weekend Update, the one with all the affiliate links.

December 8, 2019

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Sorry for ditching you all last week. The stomach thing was fairly quick, from Wednesday evening to mid-Friday. I was so, so tired on Thursday because I didn’t eat much and also didn’t drink any coffee, lest I …… accelerate…. the problem. I went home early on Thursday and slept so, so long. I felt […]

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Bleh.

December 5, 2019

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I have a stomach bug and do not feel well. Sorry, folks.

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