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Lately, we have had some really bad luck.  Here are some examples of some of the things that have happened lately.  We all had the flu.  Mr. Right had a kidney infection.  I had some complications from the flu and a sinus infection that have dragged on for over 3 weeks.  A black cat crossed the street in front of us and then literally 10 seconds later we were almost in a wreck. 

Black Cat

The other night we sent the children to brush their teeth and get ready for bed.  They left the water running as they were changing clothes.  Mr. Right told them to go turn it off.  Not only was the water running but for some reason that will only make sense in the mind of 4 year old twins, they put toilet paper in the sink and stopped it up.  The water overflowed into the drawers and cabinets and onto the floor.  Thankfully, there were lots of towels in the cabinet and it did absorb most of the water. 

We went to film something with our video camera the other day.  We set it up outside on the tripod and the wind immediately knocked it over on the concrete driveway.  It quit working.  I literally broke the camera as soon as I got in front of it.  Well, I was able to get it to work again finally but it was a HUGE pain. 

So, Mr. Right and I are thinking it is time to change our luck.  I’m thinking we need to sit in a germ free, rubber walled room and wait out this bad streak.  His theory is that we should do enough to bring on bad luck that it will swing the pendulum back the other way.  He thinks we need to get a black cat to cross our path while we are standing under a ladder, breaking a mirror, and spilling salt.  I am a little afraid to push our luck that far but given our luck lately it seems like it might be better than what we are doing.  What do you think?  Should we push our luck or not?

In the meantime, I will continue to pray to God for patience and guidance and I will do my best to find the silver lining even in the toughest situations.  For now, I will be thankful we can find the humor in these situations.

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Happy Thursday, everyone!  I hope you have a fabulous week this week.  If you have not been participating in 5 Mintues for Moms’ Ultimate Blog Party, I encourage you to do so.  First stop by my blog party and then go on over to the 5 Minutes for Mom site to find some awesome new blogs to add to your feeder.   Now, on with the Thursday Thirteen. . .

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

The first link is a link to Irish Food.  The rest of the links are related to St. Patrick’s Day Activities you can do with your children.

  1. St. Patrick’s Day Mazes
  2. St. Patrick’s Day Clover Border Writing Page
  3. Pot of Gold Game
  4. Snowflake Shamrock Cutting Pattern
  5. St. Patrick’s Day Mini Word Book and St. Patrick’s Day Activity Book
  6. Leprechaun Trap

Be sure to check out all the other Thursday Thirteen entries. 

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Irish Recipes

Here are some links I have found to Irish Recipes and a few recipes of my own.

  1. Irish Soda Bread 
  2. Irish Coffee
  3. Irish Stew


  • 4 large Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup Swiss Cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 slices bacon, cooked, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons, Cheddar Cheese, shredded for garnish
  • 1 slice bacon, cooked, crumbled, for garnish


  • Bake potatoes for 1 hour at 400 degrees.
  • Allow potatoes to cool slightly.
  • Cut off 1 1/2 inch strip off the top of the potatoes.
  • Carefully, scoop out flesh of potatoes leaving the skins in tact as a shell.
  • Mash the potatoes with sour cream, milk, butter, cheeses, and salt.
  • Fold bacon into the potato mixture.
  • Stuff the potato skins with the mashed potato mixture.
  • Top each potato with cheese and bacon as garnish.
  • Bake potatoes for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.