Coffee B-eaches! Mama Needs a Spa Weekend!

What’s does it mean if you habitually make coffee and forget to put the actual coffee grounds in, resulting in finding a pot of hot water in the morning?

Asking for a friend.
Jim also is trying to diagnose me with SOMETHING. Whatever my “illness” it only flares every couple of weeks.

I call it, “Mamma is tired when she is making coffee before bed and the kids are always distracting me when I am doing it”.

He calls it, “OMG! It’s the end of the world! I don’t have coffee and my wife is showing signs of early onset Alzheimer’s.”
Either way I kinda don’t feel bad when I laugh when he brings me the hot pot of water to show me that I did it…AGAIN.

#SorryBaby #YouMightHaveACoffeeProblem #DoesThatPassagesPlaceHaveAnAlzheimersWing #IfThatMalibuJointHasACoffeeWingIAmSooooSick

I also looked and looked in my 14,000 pictures on my phone for a cup of coffee picture and this was the only one I found. This is one of my most favoritist cups of coffee ever at one of my most favorite hotels ever, at one of the very best spas I have ever been in.

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Donald Trump bought the Ritz Carleton a month after I visited and renamed it after the spa to “Eau Palm Beach Spa.” It’s in West Palm Beach, FL.

You know when you have to close your eyes and think of a peaceful and happy place…this is it for me. I never wanted to leave.

I wanted to build a new house with a courtyard and swinging basket chairs over fountain water to read and kick your feet.

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I wanted people to bring me lunch on a linen cart with wine glass chandeliers….

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Eau Spa Wine Glass Chandelier

See, this is why I brew hot water. I was probably thinking about building our next home based on a spa I almost needed a police escort to exit. Why would anyone ever leave? It was also the month we were in Redbook magazine and it was very weird to find yourself in a magazine sitting next to your chair in the lounges.

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Did I mention the man who brings you lunch while you are hanging in a basket chair under a pergola with your toes kicking water on the ocean?

A bento box, everything is better in a bento box AND when someone else makes your coffee.

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Everything is better Bento

#HeavenOnABeach #IThinkThisPostIsNotAboutCoffeeButAboutGoingBackToFlorida

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I texted my girlfriend a picture because every time I wrapped my sarong it looked SO WRONG. 911 sarong help please! That is what friends are for.

Since sharing this I have a gaggle of girlfriends that have requested a girls weekend to Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa. I have informed my husband that I am certain that the rest and relaxation would aid in my coffee making and treat my “disorder”.

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Boy to Dog to Boy

This morning with our ten year-old and 50 pound stinky dog in my bed with my hubs and myself.
Me to son who snuck in some time last night, “You know you have a bed. I can tell you are sleeping in my bed so much you are starting to morph into Lilly.” (Our dog)
He chuckles.
Me, “You already are starting to have her breath. Pretty soon you will stop brushing your teeth completely. You will walk around naked and quit going to school and nap on the sunshine spots on the floor all day.”
Him, “Do you promise? It sounds perfect.”
Me, chuckling, “It all sounds good until I let you out to poop in the front yard.”
Him, “That is true.”

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Abbie Gale

Humor writer working on a fictional book about a loud-mouthed midwesterner transplanted into a southern gated country club community.

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This Place is Possessed, Halloween Possessed. Halloween Decorating Ideas

Houston, we have a problem. The smoke detector battery is dying.

It keeps making that horrible beeping sound.

That loud sound keeps making ALL my Halloween scenes go off at the same time.

Witch Rat

Imagine three electronic cats screeching, a skeleton head singing “I aint got no body…” (David Lee Roth and one of my personal favorites, decorations not recording artists) a bag of rats shaking and making a squealing sound,

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A skeleton in a mirror screaming “Let me outta here!!!”

Love it when people ask to use our powder room.  They look at me a little funny when I follow them in with a camera.

Love it when people ask to use our powder room. They look at me a little funny when I follow them in with a camera.

An urn chanting about death, a spider that keeps dropping down a wall…

YOU GET THE POINT.

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I need to change the battery in the smoke detector but its ten feet in the air and the ladder that can reach it is at the barn.

Houston, we have a nervous condition now.

I do get a few hours of quiet when the three boys are in school, normally.

Skeleton

HALLOWEEN Decorating Abbie Gale allthatmakesyou.com

Who am I kidding?

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There is no normal around here.

Abbie Gale

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Funny Family Tuesday

This is funny to anyone who has ever lived with little Tasmanian Devils.

Our three boys trash my husbands workshop. It is as if you put a room in a dryer and run it. So basically if they go in there that room will look like any room the boys inhabit for more than 20 minutes.

Jim put a passcode lock on the door a long time ago. That doesn’t work because I need tools too. Over time I gave the passcode to the kids so I don’t have to walk them down and get whatever they need. This passcode is given while making them promise they wont “Tazmanian Devil” all over the room.
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Last night Jim reorganized the space.

He sent me this text this morning.

“Your passcode to basement garage is ****. If you give it to our kids I will drown your kittens, make the dog resemble an opossum, and pour bacon grease all over/into your hair products so the ugly dog follows around and stares at you eternally.”

So, he is mental. Right?

Also, remember he gave the dog a haircut around her mouth after he was convinced her breath smelled because of her face fur and she looked like the squirrel from Ice Age.
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He means business.
He also didn’t include the *Do not post this to Facebook.

So, here it is. I wonder if I can have doors put on the kitchen today with locks. Imagine what they do to the kitchen if what they do to the workshop invokes crazy town on my husband’s brain. Now make that image twice as bad as it is in your head and THAT is what three boys do to the kitchen in the center of the house. I pulled underwear off the kitchen table when they went to school today.

I was still tired from scrubbing Skittles out of soccer socks, unsuccessfully, last night.
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I say all the time we should have raised them in an airport hanger.

Summer Vacation Ideas and Zombies

“Hey boys! Look at this! We can do a night tour of Alcatraz! The boat pulls up for the tour behind Alcatraz on the loading docks!”

Nine year-old, “Ummm, no.”
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Twin 1 at 14 years-old, “No. Freaking. Way.”

Me, “It would be soooo cool!”

Other twin, “Are you out of your mind? You clearly don’t play the video games we play set in Alcatraz AT NIGHT.”

Nine year old, “If you buy me multiple guns and let me take them with me I might go. (Giggles)”.

Twin 1, “they wont help with the zombies much and they wont help AT ALL with the ghosts.”

Nine year-old, “Yeah, true dat. Let’s just skip Alcatraz. Didn’t you say Ghiradelli was in San Francisco too? We can just do chocolate instead.”

Wimpy kids.

What else should we include in our summer San Francisco/Yosemite trip?
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