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A Day for Love

Happy er Belated Valentine's Day!

I hope you all had a day full of love and sweet things! This year I decided to sell treat boxes. It was purely monetarily motivated and I should have started doing it a long time ago! I had already set plans in motion to go to Essence Fest and frankly, it's not cheap. I'm not poor, but I'm far from rich. I have to have extra hustles.

I went back and forth about what I would put in the boxes and how much I would sell them for. In the end, I under priced them. It was a tremendous amount of work! Over the two days that I was baking I maybe got 4 hours of sleep. And the first day I had to work a full day and then go home to bake.

It was fun though. I learned a lot of what to do and what not to do. The best things for me were having extra bowls and beaters for the KitchenAid (thanks Gabrielle) and mixing the dry ingredients into ziptop bags so the measuring and sifting was already done. This saved me LOADS of time! What I won't do if I…

Kindergarten!

I attended orientation for Kindergarten in the last week. KINDERGARTEN! Like didn't I JUST have her? Where does the time go? I want it back!

I can not believe how fast this time has gone. I usually feel like there aren't enough hours in a day to get done everything I need to do. We have to get something fun in this summer!

So my general feeling at this orientation was extreme sadness. Extreme! Why can't she just stay 3 and potty trained and not needing me to pay for daycare forever? I don't want that. LOL!

In the midst of all of this, I recognize how extremely blessed we have been. I just can't believe how fast the time flies.

She is already talking about what she wants her 5th birthday theme to be. It's a toss up between Disney Descendants 2 and a Unicorn theme. I'm not even sure we will go the party route this year. But I say that every year and it always turns into a party. I want to do something else that she will remember and correlate with her 5th bir…