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Tuesday, November 23

November 23, 2010 by  

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Hello! Good morning! How are you today?

I’m helping the first grade make Stone Soup today, and I’m going to take the baby.

WHO IS WALKING.

at ten and a half months.

My hope is that she’ll just stay in the books/blocks area and I can still help the bigger kids with the cutting boards and knives. If not, I’m going to strap her in the stroller and continuously feed her pirate’s booty.

BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT GOOD MOMS DO!

bwhahahahaha!!

Today:

do the stuff you have to do

daily 7

print out copies of Albuquerque the Turkey to sing at the table

find a few moments to yourself to chill

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  1. another sue on November 23rd, 2010 4:37 am
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    Yesterday you mentioned already having the potatoes peeled for your Thanksgiving dinner. They won’t turn brown? I think I heard once that they could be done early if they were kept in water. What’s your secret?

    • Stephanie on November 23rd, 2010 6:48 am
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      Hi Sue,
      I actually didn’t get the chance to peel potatoes yesterday. It was on the list, but we had another early-out day and I brought home two extra kids, and we had clarinet lessons.
      I’ve done it in the past and just threw them in zippered bags. They did discolor on the outside a bit, but when mashed they looked fine. Melissa recommends putting them in water though—-just as you describe! I think brown or russet potatoes yellow/brown more than the red ones do.

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